Cohen is just one of about 300 writers - including Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner, and Neil Gaiman, the scribe behind Stardust - who plan to promote The Liar's Diary on their own blogs today online. Because Francis is unable to do a conventional book tour to promote the book, her new friends and fellow authors will be doing it for her online. While some will simply write about The Liar's Diary and their friendship with Francis, others, such as Cohen, will also write about cancer, sickness and a healthy dose of publishing-
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The Liar's Diary, by Patry Francis, is published by Penguin Books Ltd. ($16.50). For a complete list of the authors telling stories about her today, please see litpark.com.