Bible's authors decoded by computer

Bible's authors decoded by computer
A new algorithm analyzes the text of the Bible to try and decipher its authors. By Jesse Emspak A group of Israeli researchers has built a computer algorithm to decode one of the most important books in Western culture: the Bible. ...
2011 Southern Festival of Books: Novel echos strains of Nashville's past
The Tennessean
What: 23rd Southern Festival of Books. Includes author readings, signings, panels and more. 2011 features best-selling authors including Walter Mosley, Ann Patchett, TA Barron, Pseudonymous Bosch, Charles Frazier, Tom Perrotta, Chris Bohjalian and ...
Salman Rushdie, Neil Gaiman among authors supporting Wall Street protests in ...
Washington Post
By AP, NEW YORK — Salman Rushdie, Neil Gaiman and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelists Jennifer Egan and Michael Cunningham are among more than 100 authors who in an online petition are declaring their support for Occupy Wall Street. ...
WH Smith puts down a marker in e-books
Belfast Telegraph
By Philip Whiterow Retail chain WH Smith made its first move into the electronic books market by sealing a distribution deal with Canadian group Kobo. Analysts have expressed concern about the impact of electronic books on physical book sales, ...
Ebooks contribute to rise of book piracy
With electronic books growing in popularity, the publishing world focuses on fighting the threat of digital book pirates, much as the music industry once did with illegal downloading. Publishing experts from the United States and Britain attending the ...
5 Tools for Building an Author Platform with Promotional Materials
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Outskirts Press, Inc. offers full service, custom self-publishing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. ...
A Stranger to Himself
Wall Street Journal
Drawing on Van Gogh's almost uniquely rich correspondence—some 900 letters survive—the authors vividly reconstruct the intertwined stories of his life and his art, portraying him as a "victim of his own fanatic heart." Van Gogh painted this January ...
BOOKS -- Emerson prof, Concord resident writes book on John Lennon
MetroWest Daily News
BOSTON BOOK FESTIVAL Saturday, Oct. 15, 1:30 pm More info at www.bostonbookfest.orgCONCORD FESTIVAL OF AUTHORS Trinitarian Congregational Church, 81 Elm St., Concord, Monday, Oct. 31, 7:30 pm More info at ...
What Does the National Book Award Stand For? What Should It Stand For?
NPR (blog)
But if the idea is to help lesser-known books and authors, the NBA isn't pulling Pulitzer weight. Jaimy Gordon won in 2010 for her Lords Of Misrule, but Vintage released a reprint of her Bogeywoman in September that entered the landscape with only the ...
Taylor Swift donates 6000 books to Reading Library
During an announcement at the Reading Public Library Main branch in Reading, PA that musician Taylor Swift has donated 6000 books to the library at a value of more than $65000.
Joe Orton's defaced library books and the death of rebellious art
The Guardian
In May 1962 a pair of would-be writers were each sentenced to six months in prison for defacing library books. It was a truly surreal crime. Kenneth Halliwell and Joe Orton had met and fallen in love as students at Rada. They did not make it as actors, ...
'Arab Spring' heralds new era for publishers
You find all the books which were banned" under ousted President Ben Ali, said Walid Soliman, founder of publishers Walidoff. "There is no longer official censorship." Egypt is not only seeing new publishing freedom but a huge interest in books about ...
NZ stars at big German book fair
The Dominion Post
Kiwi publishers and cultural officials are aiming to get 100 New Zealand books translated into German over the next 18 months. They also hope as many as 80 local authors will travel to Germany for festivals and readings in the lead-up to next year's ...
Library lets you try out eReaders, eBooks
The Record (New Westminster)
By Caroline Johnson, The Record October 14, 2011 So what are these eBooks that everyone is talking about? Electronic books (more commonly known as eBooks) have the same words and content as regular books, but they come in an electronic format, ...
More School Libraries Offer Ebooks; Increased Demand, Rise in Circulation
School Library Journal
by Debra Lau Whelan October 13, 2011 Despite severe budget constraints, the number of school libraries offering ebooks is on the rise-and a majority of media specialists plan to add digital booksto their collections over the next two years, ...
Do Androids Dream of Electric Authors?
New York Times
Whatever he was, Lambert M. Surhone worked under the auspices of a German company, VDM Publishing. In addition to selling conventional books, VDM also extrudes thousands of paperbacks every year using content available without cost on the Internet. ...
The Future of Science Fiction
Wall Street Journal
Science-fiction authors—like scientists, politicians and most of the rest of us—understandably find it difficult to imagine a way past our planet's immediate problems.Books like "Year's Best SF" and "Year's Best Science Fiction"—and recent novels ...
Self-Publishing: A Game Changer for the Publishing Industry
He even came up with an idea that uses crowdsourcing to pre-fund a series of books, which has raised over $20000 up to this point. Kukral told us that, while books and newspapers would always exist, self-publishing created opportunities for more people ...
WHSmith to take on Amazon with touchscreen eBook reader
Daily Mail
It weighs 221g and can store up to 10000 eBooks. The readers will be available via WH Smith's 750 outlets. British book chain Waterstones has also said it plans to launch its own eBook reader Books can be transferred between devices, ...
Luis J. Rodriguez reflects on a writing life and how a love of words kept him ...
Winnipeg Free Press
Behind him are shelves crammed with books. There is everything from Ray Bradbury's classic "Fahrenheit 451" to Victor Viallasenor's "Rain of Gold" to a 1993 publication called "Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in LA" The latter, which has gone ...
- Bishop Hill blog - Speaking of books
By Bishop Hill
Oct 14 - BBD on. Andrew Montford and freedom of speech; Oct 13 - Shub on. Andrew Montford and freedom of speech. Twitter. Newer Older. More about me. Bishop Hill is not a bishop. He's not actually called Hill either. He is an Englishman ...
Bishop Hill
LITA Blog » Blog Archive » LITA/Ex Libris seeking LIS student authors
By Melissa Prentice
Examples include digital libraries, metadata, authorization and authentication, electronic journals and electronic publishing, telecommunications, distributed systems and networks, computer security, intellectual property rights, technical ...
Metadata Perspectives Conference at the ... - Publishing Perspectives
By Andrew Wilkins
Poor book information could also drastically reduce a publisher website's ranking on Google's search engine, according to Michael Bhaskar, Digital Publishing Director at the UK's Profile Books. Following the radical changes made to Google's ...
Publishing Perspectives
This Week In Photography Books
By A Photo Editor
The collection of books to be reviewed today have a few things in common. All are beautifully produced, ... Lest I be accused of pandering, however, I've had these books waiting in the queue for a month or so. “Ernst Haas: Color Correction” is ...
A Photo Editor
On Publishing And Letting Go - The
By Lisa Dusenbery
On Publishing and Letting Go. Lisa Dusenbery bio ↓ · October 13th, 2011 · filed under Other. “It's even possible that there's something retrospective in the nature of writing itself. Probably every writer's first piece of writing, if it were possible to ...
Subversive books are subversive! | The Book Lady's Blog
By Rebecca Joines Schinsky
Last week when I asked about the books that changed you, I was elbow deep in prep for the latest episode of the Bookrageous podcast. I've been reflecting on the.
The Book Lady's Blog
Taylor Swift Donates 6000 Books To Berks County Library « CBS ...
By Ben Bowens
Taylor Swift wants children in the Pennsylvania city of Reading to hit the books -- and she's made that easier by giving 6000 volumes to the local library.
CBS Philly

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