'50 Shades' author embarks on US tour

'50 Shades' author embarks on US tour
By CHRISTINE ARMARIO AP MIAMI -- Most new authors are lucky if they can get a dozen people to attend a reading. EL James is expected to be greeted by the hundreds in Miami. The author of "Fifty Shades of Grey" kicks off her US book tour Sunday.

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Weekend book picks: 'More Than You Know'
USA TODAY's picks for book lovers include a page-turner set in the swinging '60s, brainy essays by Jonathan Franzen, and a winsome update of Jane Eyre. By Penny Vincenzi; Doubleday, 589 pp., $26.95; fiction Just in time to fill the gap between seasons ...


Nothing's black and white with mommy porn
Amid a frenzy for her S&M-laced romance, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' author EL James kicks off herbook tour in Miami. By Connie Ogle Black and blue is the new black. Or so you might conclude, given the surge in popularity of the bondage romance Fifty ...

2011 Book of the Year Award Finalists Announced. White Cloud Press lands two ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Two new titles from White Cloud Press, "Love Letter to the Milky Way" and "Embrace Your Inner Wild," selected as finalists for 2011 Book of the Year Awards Ashland, OR (PRWEB) April 29, 2012 "ForeWord Reviews" is pleased to announce the 2011 Book of ...

EL James' 'Fifty Shades of' ... Green
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
By EL James Or you can try your hand at what was once politely called "smut," sticking it on the Internet, getting an e-book publishing concern across the globe to pick it up for wider distribution, and drawing the attention of a major publishing house ...

Indian parents protest 'B is for Bomb' books
San Francisco Chronicle
They complain that a book on Hindi language alphabets for children aged 4 to 5 says that "B" stands for bomb and "Ch" for "Chaku," or knife. Pictures accompany the words. Rav Authar Dixit, president of the Parents-Student Welfare Association of Gurukul ...

Men also roped in by 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
Green Bay Press Gazette
The erotic trilogy "Fifty Shades of Grey" by best-selling author EL James has earned millions of women fans in a matter of weeks, and now the men want to know what all the fuss is about. / Vintage Books/AP The Associated Press They're young and old, ...

Generation Y takes to e-books
Brisbane Times
Photo: AP/Vintage Books GENERATION Y is leading the paperless book revolution, a new study has found. A study released by London publisher Bowker has found that Australia and Britain have the second-highest e-book consumption, with 21 per cent of ...

Brisbane Times

Julie Andrews book signing at UW Bookstore
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Her book signing tour continues Sunday at Third Place Books in Bothell and the Lynwood Barnes & Noble; however, tickets to the signings are already sold out or very scarce. Photo: LINDSEY WASSON / SEATTLEPI.COM Actress and author Julie Andrews displays ...

'Fifty Shades' of Patch Opinions
Our readers respond to a blogger's take on the book that everyone is talking about. By Kristin Bull The novel, 50 Shades of Grey, is No. 1 on the New York Times bestseller list. Whether you're reading it, have read it or never plan to read it, ...

Fifty Shades is 'changing bedroom habits'
Times of India
It became a mega success as an e-book and its popularity had publishers and Hollywood studios falling all over themselves to bid for the rights to the "mommy porn". Racing to the top of the bestseller lists, it has become the fastest selling book of ...

Author illuminates LBJ's 'Power'
Boston Herald
Almost half the book covers the 47 days between the assassination and Johnson's Jan. 8 State of the Union address. In that span he began breaking the congressional logjam against liberal legislation that had existed since 1938 when the nation, ...

"Fifty Shades" author in South Florida Sunday
Local 10
"Fifty Shades of Grey" author EL James will sign copies of her hugely popular trilogy Sunday atBooks & Books in Coral Gables. The book signing will begin at 11 amat the Books & Bookslocated at 265 Aragon Avenue. James will sign all three books of the ...

Book excerpt: Red Scare ensnared city's first bookmobile librarian
Victoria Times Colonist
The following is an excerpt from The Library Book: A History of Service to British Columbia, written by Times Colonist acting editor-in-chief Dave Obee. The Library Book placed third in this year's Lieutenant-Governor's Medal for Historical Writing ...

Comic book fans get their day as 'Avengers' kicks off a super(hero) summer
Appleton Post Crescent
Comic Book Guys Superhero Summer Movie Spectacular: Self-proclaimed comic book/comicbook movie geeks Jason Cahak, Nathan Lee, Scott Olson and Zach Wilson discuss the summer movie blockbusters 'The Avengers', 'The Amazing Spider-Man' and 'The Dark ...

'What Money Can't Buy': putting a price on the public good
The Seattle Times
In "What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets," Harvard University professor and author("Justice") Michael Sandel explores the limitations of putting a price tag on every aspect of human behavior. Sandel discusses his book May 7 at Town Hall ...

Book Review: Plague Town by Dana Fredsti
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Though Fredsti was fond of a few descriptive phrases that appeared multiple times in the book and the story was a bit predictable, I found it to be a quick, enjoyable read and I'm curious where the story goes from here. What's it about?

Madeleine Albright's book is personal journey into her Jewish roots
Albright, who was named a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient by President Barack Obama on Thursday, will make two South Florida stops to discuss her new book, the first a free question-and-answer session with Knight Foundation President Alberto ...

Castro Valley Author's Book To Be Turned Into Future Documentary
Latinnovating: Green American Jobs and the Latinos Creating Them, by Graciela TiscareƱo-Sato, wins 1st place for future documentary at the “Latino Books into Movies Awards”. With her daughter and one of her “Latinnovators” in the audience, ...

decor8 » Blog Archive » Big News! My Second Book!
By decor8
My Second Book! Oh boy, this is going to be a long post – I can feel it. I was chatting with a reader lately and she asked why I'd not been writing on decor8 like a mad woman as per my usual. I told her that my book was taking all of my time and she replied, “Didn't Decorate release one .... Like all authors who work on very visual books, I'm very attached to the overall design and feel of the book – aside from the words in it – I want it to be pretty and special and to offer something different.

'B Is For Bomb' Book Outrages India Parents
By The Huffington Post News Editors
LUCKNOW, India -- Angry parents are demanding to know why their kids are being taught about bombs and knives at nursery schools in a northern Indian state. They complain that a book on Hindi language alphabets for children aged 4 to 5 ...
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- Bishop Hill blog - Bob's book
By Bishop Hill
Fortunately, Bob Tisdale has now produced a book, which I'm currently working my way through. There are still lots of graphs and lots of statistics, but it's written in a good accessible fashion and I'm getting a great deal from it. Buy the PDF here ...
Bishop Hill

The 6 Creepiest Sexual Encounters in Comic Book History | Cracked ...
Comic books have mastered the art of finding new and creative ways of making sex bizarrely unappealing, even to people who read comic books. ... The 6 Creepiest Sexual Encounters in Comic Book History. By: D. McCallum, E.D. Gonzalez ...
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Katie's Book Blog: Book Haul! (150)
By Katie
Info For Publishers. I am currently accepting YA books for review. I do not accept E-books. I also love to do interviews, guest posts, giveaways, or participate in blog tours. Do not hesitate to email me at katieb206@gmail.com ...
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FDL Book Salon Welcomes Kevin Gosztola, Truth and ...
By Michael Ratner
Today I will be talking to Kevin Gosztola, an FDL blogger, journalist and co-author (with Greg Mitchell of The Nation) about the fascinating, clearly. ... What drives the authors, as it does me, is the necessity of exposing the crimes and the chicanery of government. A well known federal ...Today it will be really exciting and important to speak with Kevin about his attendance at trial during this last week–material that will surely be in his book as he updates the e-book version. A lot went on ...
Book Salon

Breaking the Fear Barrier Book Review
By Howard Lewinter
The author, Tom Reiger (@TomReiger), knows of what he speaks in the book. He has studied fear and its missed expectations. Through his work, he is considered a leader in developing methods and frameworks to identify and remove ...
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Frenetic Reader: All the Books!
By Khy
The awesome Jordyn from Ten Cent Notes created a delightful post yesterday entitled "All theBooks," in which she wrote about things she's reading now, about to read, book events she's attended recently, and all that other book-related jazz.
Frenetic Reader

Constitutional Law Prof Blog: Sunday Book Review: American ...
By constitutional lawblogger
n Law and Politics Book Review, Tom S. Clark reviews a timely book, American Politicians Confront the Court: Opposition Politics and Changing Responses to Judicial Power by Stephen M. Engel. Clark writes that "Engel's argument is ...
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