Vonnegut library will ship banned book "Slaughterhouse-Five" to Missouri

Vonnegut library will ship banned book to Missouri
Chicago Tribune
By TOM LoBIANCO AP The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library stepped into the fray after a Missouri high school banned one of the Indiana-born author's best-known books. The Indianapolis library plans to ship copies of "Slaughterhouse-Five" to families in ...
Rise of e-books will benefit one group: Readers
The rise of e-books and e-book reading devices is shaking up the publishing industry, but everyone agrees that readers will benefit. By Glenn Garvin “VANISHING STORES ARE SAD WAY TO CLOSE BOOK,” read one headline. “THE LAST DAYS OF ONCE UPON A TIME,” ...
New books that will press your kids' buttons — or vice versa
The Seattle Times
French author/illustrator Herve Tullet displays sheer genius in his new book, "Press Here" (ChronicleBooks, $14.99, ages 2 up). Although the book is exceedingly simple, there's no doubt that older children and even teens and adults will find "Press ...
Get free books at Hudson back to school event Aug. 9
Gail Diederich, a retired reading specialist and Times' Hometown Pasco coordinator, will share tips on early literacy efforts, including how to select, read and talk about books with little ones. The Early Learning Coalition will give out books to the ...
Children's grasp of WW2 'sanitised' by books and films
Pupils' understanding of the Second World War is being undermined by sensationalist films, television programmes and books, according to a leading headmaster. Schools are failing to teach about the Second World War properly, according to a headmaster. ...
How To Ensure Quality in Software Development
MarketWatch (press release)
In addition, Berkeley-based Peachpit ( www.peachpit.com ), the publishing partner for Adobe Press, Apple Certified, and others, publishes best-selling books for creative design professionals. Pearson's other primary businesses include the Financial ...
eBooks @ the library
The Daily News Online
More eBooks will be purchased with an emphasis on popular titles and bestsellers and books for teen readers. Six spaces remain in the New England Authors Literary Tour scheduled Oct. 21-23. For more details, call (585) 343-9550 ext 8. ...
Here's the Deal: E-books can score you free reading
Middletown Journal
Many books are only available on the Nook or on your computer currently, but library officials expect to be Kindle-compatible by year's end. For a comprehensive least of e-book titles available all over the Web, visit www.free-ebooks.net. ..
Baltimore libraries will soon check out Nooks in addition to books
Baltimore Sun
By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun After Crystal Langdon checks out 22 books from her library on Reisterstown Road on Wednesday, she plans to carry them home on the metro in her purse. And preteen boys enrolled at St. Ignatius Loyola Academy ...
Summer Blockbusters Come to NOOK Color(TM) Including Cowboys & Aliens Graphic ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Through Barnes & Noble's NOOK(TM) eReading product offering, customers can buy and readeBooks on the widest range of platforms, including NOOK eBook Readers, devices from partner companies, and hundreds of the most popular mobile and computing devices ...
A life in books: Janice Galloway
The Guardian
I'm hoping boys will write books about how awful girls are today' Writer Janice Galloway at Glasgow's Mitchell library. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod for the Guardian by Janice Galloway Janice Galloway asked to meet at the Mitchell, Glasgow's impressive, ...
Lawmakers Name Their Favorite Summer Reading Books
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
I asked every senator and select members of the House of Representatives about books that were important to them when they were in high school. Here are answers from the few that were able to take time out of their schedules to respond. ...
Psychiatrists protest criticism from well-known physician
Los Angeles Times
The debate was set off when Angell, whose training is in internal medicine and pathology, wrote two book reviews in the New York Review of Books on June 23 and July 14. She reviewed several books that are critical of various aspects of psychiatric...
19-year-old East Grand Rapids author releases first teen fantasy novel
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Then he began landing interviews with authors whose books he had reviewed. People continued to read or "follow" his posts. Almost 600 people followed his journey writing "Hunted," including the publishers from Pendrell Publishing. ...
Interface isn't always intuitive
The Libre Air's petite size, wireless integration with Kobo Books, and first-rate nonbacklit LCD screen make it a decent option if you're shopping for a monochrome ebook reader. E-readers don't get much smaller than the 6-ounce Aluratek Libre Air, ...
Ash to Nash young adult book tour makes stop in Knoxville Aug. 7
Knoxville News Sentinel
The authors will hold a panel discussion about their books, writing styles, etc., followed by questions from the audience, and finally a book signing. The event is free to the public, but buying theauthors' books is always encouraged. ...
All Eyes on Amazon Publishing
Publishers Weekly
If Amazon lands enough bestselling authors, it could dominate traditional publishing the way it has come to monopolize online bookselling. Jeff McCord, owner of the Atlanta shop Bound to Be ReadBooks, thinks Amazon has long “wished to take over the ...
Lawrence Solomon: Atwood's library
Financial Post
The former is mostly about books; the latter mostly about everything but books. This is true of most Canadian cities, where the great history of building public libraries to bring books to the people is running up against rapidly changing cultures and ...

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