Two new books reveal Egyptian revolution

Two new books reveal Egyptian revolution
Two new books, one by a seasoned journalist, the other by a young Google executive, explore this pivotal moment in history. Books about the Middle East too often thrust the Western reader into a family quarrel going back centuries — so much history, ...


Books without borders: Flathead authors find success in e-publishing
Daily Inter Lake
Flathead authors Kathy Dunnehoff and Deborah Epperson had few expectations when they placed their books for sale on Amazon's Kindle bookstore. Both had their hearts broken before when literary agents accepted their books but never secured publishing ...

New chapter for Indian publishing
The National
A tiny sector a decade ago, today the Indian publishing industry is basking in the warm glow of the self-help craze, with millions of copies shifted from shelves every year. "Our best-selling genre is lifestyle, especially diet and fitness. Books such ...

The National

Banning books is a sin: Chetan Bhagat
Times of India
KOLKATA: Opining that banning books is a sin, popular novelist Chetan Bhagat on Sunday said people should appreciate the diversity of opinion in our society. "Different people have different views. We must appreciate that. Nothing is absolute in this ...

Publishing industry looks to Barnes & Noble to save it from Amazon's onslaught
The Verge
... The publishing industry is in the midst of a massive decline, with sales of physical booksdropping year after year, and Borders, the second-largest bookstore chain in the US, closing its doors last summer. The rise of ebooks — and Amazon's Kindle ...

Seize books with distorted history
Daily Star Online
The books have to be seized from markets, institutions, libraries, students and individuals within the date, said the court. Responding to a writ petition filed yesterday by a freedom fighter, Anamul Haque, the court also asked the IGP to immediately ...

Licking County reveals top books, picks
The Newark Advocate
The library also recently began adding e-books and Blu-rays to its collection to give visitors more options, she said. When patrons are struggling to find popular authors and titles, they can ask librarians for suggestions, Wofter said.

Remarkable 'Joy of Books' Animation Brings Books to Life [VIRAL VIDEO]
Relax and enjoy the magic that ensues when you combine a bookstore full of books, skillful stop-motion animation, haunting music, a boatload of creativity and 28 volunteers: The Joy of Books is a brilliant video by Sean Ohlenkamp.

Amanda Hocking's e-books may change face of publishing
Toronto Star
The publishing world is full of stories of wonderful books that had trouble getting published — JK Rowling had a hard time getting anyone to take on Harry Potter — and Taylor can see why frustratedauthors turn to e-publishing.

On Books: Stories in 'Inside Alzheimer's' help caregivers connect with loved ones
Anderson Independent Mail
She uses the phrase IF LOST as her structure: Her principles are buttressed by research — she quotes many other authors — as well as her own experiences. Many of her patients seldom verbalize, and some don't even react to the presence of another ...

First hand, second books
Hindustan Times
Joseph, the author of Serious Men, pondered over the subject of 'second books' — he's just finished writing his, while Hanif's Our Lady of Alice Bhatti is his second novel. “Publishers these days make a huge deal out of debut novels.

Hindustan Times

Documenting scores of Palestinian books, Nakba's lesser-known victims
+972 Magazine - Independent commentary from Israel and the Palestinian territories
Some 70000 Palestinian books were seized from homes left empty by Palestinians who fled in 1948. The books, some of which are now in Israel's National Library, attest to an attempt at the destruction of an entire culture. By Karina Goulordava June ...

'Tender Hour' an inside look at publishing of decades past
By Gaylord Dold Now that American publishing is dominated by anonymously gigantic international conglomerates, and now that Amazon threatens to monopolize the terms of the book trade and any knucklehead with a laptop can call himself an author, ...

A pair of authors to make Kalamazoo debut for Western Michigan University's ...
Kalamazoo Gazette -
3 at Fire Historical and Cultural Arts Collaborative Beyond the artists' mutualpublishing house and genre bending styles they also possess a sort of shared history, albeit one that until Thursday's reading will have never crossed.

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Social media renders authors more reachable
Sunday's Zaman
Loyal readers that look forward to meeting their favorite books' authors or have the authorsautograph their books used to frequently follow book fairs or authors' book launch programs. After long waits in queues, having the author sign with a smile or ...

Simsbury authors publish family-friendly cookbook
Torrington Register Citizen
By SCOT ALLYN SIMSBURY — For time-crunched families with little meal time together or finicky eaters, help has arrived in the form of a cookbook published in September 2011 by two Simsburyauthors. “Cooking Together: Making Memories and Meals,” by ...

Michael Gross: One for the books
Crain's New York Business
And on Fifth Avenue in the 50s, where in 1995 I signed books in two Doubledays, a B&N, Scrib-ner's, a B. Dalton and a Brentano's in one frantic afternoon, there's nothing left but bad news for authors and readers. Just as the decline of print was ...

4 Doctor Who Stories Ripped From History Books - Mental Floss
By Calli Arcale
4 Doctor Who Stories Ripped From History Books Earlier this week, we looked at Doctor Who episodes inspired by current events. But far more stories came from the pages of history books.

Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #16 — The Book Designer
By Joel Friedlander
... average price, books from top selling authors.” Mark Coker presents Smashwords Year in Review 2011 posted at Smashwords “2011 was another strong year for Smashwords and our authors. We're ending the year ... Doris Heilmann presents How Can You Use Holidays to Sell More Books? posted at Savvy Writers & eBooks online, saying, “Savvy Writers & e-Books online Writers & Publishing, e-Books & Marketing”. Toni presents How to Make Sure Your Book Marketing Goals are ...
The Book Designer

Self-publishing author Will Entrekin discusses Kindle Lending ...
By Chris Meadows
Self-publishing author Will Entrekin has written a very interesting blog post about his participation in Amazon's “Kindle Select” program, in which his books are made available exclusively on Amazon and are part of the Amazon Prime Kindle ... I would point out that nobody knows how much longer Amazon will be content to pay authors that kind of money for library checkouts—but on the other hand, as long as you don't let yourself get too dependent on it, perhaps it is a good idea to ...
TeleRead: News and views on e-books,...

Ed Gorman's blog: Sam McCain E BOOKS!!!
By Ed Gorman
Sam McCain E BOOKS!!! From The Seattle-Post Intelligencer Perhaps no other author today has done so much to keep alive the “Pulp Fiction” genre than Ed Gorman. Not only as an award ... In this edition, Genius Book Publishing has made available the first two Sam McCain Novels in one Special Kindle Edition. The first novel is titled, The ...
Ed Gorman's blog

Collecting Massachusetts authors
By The News Staff
In fact, they may discover that a geographic collection still encompasses a huge body of material, including both the books by these particular authors as well as the books about them. For a good example of this, consider the possibilities of ...
The Somerville News

New Most Quoted Books of 2011 – Stephen's Lighthouse
By admin
Most Quoted Books of 2011 · INFOGRAPHIC: Most Quoted Books of 2011 · Stephen. Posted on: January 29, 2012, 7:37 am Category: Uncategorized ...
Stephen's Lighthouse

Publishing and the Early Career Classicist « rogueclassicism
By rogueclassicist
This collection is based on presentations given at a half-day workshop held at the Institute of Classical Studies in May 2011. It is aimed at those approaching the end of, or who have recently received, their PhDs, and who would like some ...

Could LexisNexis and Thomson Reuter legal publishing model go ...
By Kevin O'Keefe
Tim Worstall (@worstall), a fellow at the Adam Institute in London, predicts in Forbes that Elsevier'spublishing model might be about to go up in smo.
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