Jay-Z's new book for the extremely slow, Decoded, is coming out soon. Perhaps you had high hopes of catching a Jay-Z book signing at your local Barnes & Noble? Yea right.

In meetings, Jay-Z also specified what the project would not involve, including a celebrity book-signing at a Barnes & Noble. "It's a very efficient way to sell a lot of books and it would have been a huge event, but he was completely uninterested in that," ]Random House editor Christoper] Jackson says.

Too many nerds there.

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