September 1book140 Nominations Begin: Non-Fiction

1book140_icon.JPG Hey there, bookies. Please take a moment to shake the sand from your feet, put down that drink, and think of an excellent non-fiction title we might want to all read come September. ENTER NOMINATIONS IN THE COMMENTS SECTION BELOW.

We'll keep nominations open through Sunday. We're also going to need someone to put together the shortlist this month, as we're beginning to share the privilege (read: thankless task) with other bookies this month. Tell us if you're interested.

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Jeff Howe is a professor of journalism at Northeastern University in Boston and a former Nieman Fellow at Harvard. He helps run @1book140, The Atlantic's Twitter book club. More

Jeff Howe is a professor of journalism at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts and a former Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He previously worked as a contributing editor at Wired Magazine, where he covered the media and entertainment industries. In June 2006 he published "The Rise of Crowdsourcing" in Wired. In September 2008 he published a book on the subject for Random House. The book has been translated into 11 languages. Before coming to Wired in 2001 he was a senior editor at Inside.com and a writer at the Village Voice. In his 20 years as a journalist he has traveled around the world working on stories ranging from the impending water crisis in Central Asia to the implications of gene patenting. He has written for Time, U.S. News & World Report, The Washington Post, Mother Jones and numerous other publications. He lives in Cambridge with his wife and two children.

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