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Game of Beers; Literary 'Ink'; Unknown Amazing Writers

HBO is teaming with Brewery Ommegang on a new line of beers based on themes and characters in the Game of Thrones series, adapted from the novels by George R.R. Martin. The first brew, Iron Throne Blonde Ale, will launch nationwide in late March, to coincide with the Season 3 premiere.  

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Quotable Tatts: "You know the feeling--you read a phrase in a favorite book, and it's as if it has been inked permanently on your mind," Flavorwire observed in showcasing its choices for the "best literary quotes ever tattooed." Mental Floss found "12 tattoos inspired by famous books" and Flavorwire unveiled "20 amazing J.R.R. Tolkien-inspired tattoos.

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Bad reviews by any other name. The Huffington Post gathered selections of "bad reviews of great authors: 9 scathing insults" as well as a few "pen names you may have thought were real."

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"Love the New Yorker but looking for something a little cooler, a little more youthful?" Flavorwire suggested "11 amazing writers you haven't heard of yet."

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Suzette Field, author of A Curious Invitation: The Forty Greatest Parties in Literature, chose her "top 10 literary party hosts" for the Guardian.

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While acknowledging that "television and the Victorian novel are two wholly different media," Flavorwire couldn't resist considering several "Victorian novels that would make great TV dramas."