Jaipur Lit Fest: 4 authors who read from Rushdie sent packing

Jaipur Lit Fest: 4 authors who read from Rushdie sent packing
Times of India
Salman Rushdie's shadow over the Jaipur literature festival grew longer on Sunday with four participating authors who had read out excerpts from Rushdie's banned novel, The Satanic Verses, being "advised" by the organizers to leave Jaipur. ...

iBooks Author Requires Selling Original Books Through iBookstore, Says Apple's ...
Huffington Post
First, it is not necessarily incumbent upon the author to sue for the right to sell books elsewhere; it could just be that authors will quietly export their iBooks in a different file format, sell their works as they please and fly under Apple's ...

Five books on China
The Boston Globe
It's one of a bunch of new books on the phenomenal growth and development of today's China, all teeming with superlatives and varying levels of panic. Author Martin Jacques, a columnist for The Guardian of London, shares his awe: China will have the ...

The Boston Globe

BOOKS: Local authors roundup
North County Times
It was named best children's nonfiction softcover by the USA Best Books Awards for 2011. La Jollan Jodie Rhodes has written "Confessions: A Memoir" (self-published, $15), an inside look at the world of book publishing. Nayan Shah, an associate ...

BOOKS: Author Crais puts the thrill in family
North County Times
As is the case with many successful authors, Crais' persistent pursuit of success was not a lark. It had been a long-term dream for him. "I've always wanted to be a writer. First one in my family to go to college. Came out here to be a TV writer, ...

Oprah tells India love of books central to her life
Winfrey, wearing a gold and red Indian outfit, told the packed crowd that her love ofbooks had helped her education and enabled her to rise from a poor childhood in Mississippi to become one of the world's most influential women. ...


Jeffrey Eugenides' 'The Marriage Plot' is a finalist for book critics prize
Washington Post
Some of the year's best-received books were among the missing, including Chad Harbach's “The Art of Fielding,” Karen Russell's “Swamplandia” and Christopher Hitchens' ”Arguably.” Winners will be announced March 8. No cash prizes are given. ...

Page Turner: Authors bring eclectic mix to luncheon
The Tand D.com
"I keep writing," she said. "I've written seven books all together. Four have been published, and one has been sold and one is an e-book. The other is being considered by a publishing company right now." Miles said "All That's True" features a ...

Introducing Our New Weekly Books Column with the Bibliofella!
OC Weekly (blog)
Every Sunday morning, Andrew will write about books written by Orange County authors or dealing with Orange County. Today, he gives us a quick reading list--now, without further ado, the Tonk! Welcome to the Bibliofella's new weekly books blog for ...

Child Sexual Abuse Books from Cleanan Press Now Available on iTunes
PR.com (press release)
Roswell, NM, January 22, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Three important books from psychologist Dr. Lynn Daugherty, including her award-winning bestseller, "Why Me? Help for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse (Even if they are adults now)," are now published as ebooks ...

Books highlight innovation, competition strategies
Hartford Business
“Understanding Michael Porter: The Essential Guide to Competition and Strategy” by Joan Magretta (Harvard Business Review Press, $24.95). Michael Porter is to competitive strategy as Peter Drucker is to management. Drawing from Porter's writings, ...

Garden books inspire, educate
Richmond Times Dispatch
This is reflected in this year's selection of gardening books. A garden book should be part inspiration and part education. All of the following fulfill this requirement. In "City Farmer" (Greystone, $15.95), Lorraine Johnson explores the many aspects ...

On Books: Myrna Loy story fascinating read
Palm Beach Post
Leider has written excellent books on such varied subjects as Mae West and Rudolph Valentino, but it's becoming clear that her real subject is the difference between legend and reality – a subject that never gets tired. The special treat of The Only ...

By languagehat
HENRY HITCHINGS: FIVE BOOKS. Another of The Browser's FiveBooks interviews, this time with Henry Hitchings; I like what he has to say about "water cooler myths" and "stupid myths about the English language" (e.g., that "this is a uniquely ...

Top 50 Books Challenge | Capricious Reader
By Heather
Awhile back, my dear friend Debi challenged me to come up with 50 books for her to read. (Here's my list.) I agreed, with the stipulation that she also come up with 50 books for me. I thought I would share it as, well, it may be the best list ever.
Capricious Reader

Two Books and Two Fish | The Big Picture
By Barry Ritholtz
Two Books and Two Fish January 21, 2012 David R. Kotok ~~~ Admiring the untamed Chilean landscape and simultaneously using a wifi connection, I marvel at.
The Big Picture

cryptogon.com » Sorry iBooks, Paper Books Still Win on Specs
By Kevin
Sorry iBooks, Paper Books Still Win on Specs. January 22nd, 2012. Apple's vision for ebooks is to make them like webpages, complete with embedded music, videos, lectures, 3D models, etc; the more distracting, the better. One of the most ...

Some new books in my pile — Marginal Revolution
By Tyler Cowen
I am learning a good deal from Stephen Bainbridge's Corporate Governance After the Financial Crisis: There seems little doubt that the monitoring model has influenced board behavior. In 1995, only one in eight CEOs [of those stepping down] ...
Marginal Revolution

EPUB Me - occupy publishing
By Philip Thrift
Consternation about the new .ibooks ebooks produced by Apple's iBooks Author and read by iBooks 2: iBooks Author Requires Selling Original Books Through iBookstore, Says Apple's Controversial Contract – Jason Gilbert · The pros and ...
occupy publishing

My Right Word: Just Who Was/Is Burning/Destroying Books?
By YMedad
In an interview with the researcher published on al-Jazeera's website Thursday, he claimed that Israel destroyed the Palestinian books in the framework of its plan to "Judaize the country" and cut off its Arab residents from their nation and ...
My Right Word

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