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Ebook Pricing War Wages On
PC Magazine
By John C. Dvorak Personally, I thought that the dispute over ebook pricing was long over. I really had no idea that Apple was still fighting accusations of antitrust violations. But, yes, Apple still is. Curiously, I think Apple's meta-arguments are ...

Laura Dave, LA Novelist, on Nora Ephron, Chick Lit and Whether Facebook Makes Us Happy
LA Weekly (blog)
For one thing, the author has an MFA from the University of Virginia's highly regarded creative writing program, which also claims current literary stars Chad Harbach and Eleanor Henderson as alumni. But while that program is known for producing the ...

LA Weekly (blog)

Marco Rubio's Book Tour Looks Mighty Vice-Presidential
Fox News
For a book tour, Florida Senator and possible GOP vice presidential pick Marco Rubio's swing through bookstores to promote his upcoming biography, looks pretty politically savvy. His Summer bus tour will swing through multiple stops not just in his ...

Paul Fussell, curmudgeonly essayist and scholar, dies at 88
Washington Post
Paul Fussell, a literary scholar and essayist who bridged the gap between academia and popular culture with his trenchant studies of the cultural effects of war, travel and social class, died May 23 at a long-term care facility in Medford, Ore., ...

Top romance blog team-up: May's theme is … 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
Here at Happy Ever After, your favorite authors (Julie James, Cynthia Eden, Allison Brennan, Elizabeth Lowell and lots more!) recommend some HOT reads to feed your post-Fifty Shades jones. Giveaway: Book #2, Fifty Shades Darker And at Romance at Random ...


Blockbuster 'Fifty Shades' books started as fan fiction, now have fanfic of ...
Washington Post
“I'm immensely flattered, and it's humbling to know my work is inspiring others to write,” James said in a statement less than three months after “Fifty Shades” was published by Vintage Books and climbed to the top of best-seller lists.

New books for travel and outdoors look at beaches, road trips, getting outside ...
Washington Post
NEW YORK — A field guide for beaches, a road trip guide and a couple of books for city-dwellers looking to get outdoors with kids offer inspiration and information for planning adventures this season. —National Geographic's “Field Guide to the Water ...

Literary scholar Paul Fussell dead at 88
Nation Newsday > News > Nation Print Aa Literary scholar Paul Fussell dead at 88 Published: May 25, 2012 7:17 AM By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORTLAND, Ore. - Paul Fussell, an acclaimed literary scholar who won a National Book Award in 1976 for "The Great ...


What Makes an eBook a Bestseller?
Albany Times Union
“First and foremost, an author has to be committed to writing an amazing book,” says Lindsey Faber, publisher. “To ensure that Samhain remains the gold standard of eBook fiction, our editors have high expectations of their authors.

Book Review Podcast: Market Values
New York Times (blog)
By JOHN WILLIAMS In the New York Times Book Review, David Leonhardt reviews Michael Lind's “Land of Promise,” an economic history of the United States. Mr. Leonhardt writes: Whatever their political party, American leaders have generally subscribed to ...

New York Times (blog)

Veep Beat: Rubio's Swing-State Book Tour, Newt's VP Appraisal
ABC News (blog)
RUBIO'S SWING-STATE BOOK TOUR: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will hit a number of swing states and South Carolina this summer as he tours the country to promote his new book, “An American Son,” which will be released June 19. Rubio will kick off his book ...

Book featuring Portland boosts 'adult shops'
One room over, devices found in the book are selling fast. “This is a flogger,” she said, holding a short whip-looking instrument. It's one of many that are suddenly popular. “Also known as a 'Cat of 9 Tails' but it can also include any sort of paddles ...

Now 'Fifty Shades of Grey' has its own fan fiction. Where does it end?!
Entertainment Weekly (blog)
Author EL James — known as Snowqueens Icedragon on Fanfiction.net — rewrote her Stephenie Meyer-inspired story, swapped names like Edward and Bella for names like Christian and Anastasia, then published the vampire-free version as an original novel.

Apple, Amazon, And The DOJ
Apple had some tough words for the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday as they accused them of siding “with monopoly, rather than competition” when they sued Apple and 6 publishers for allegedly price-fixing their e-books.

Mayer sings a page from 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
CNN (blog)
On “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” Tuesday the rocker said he recently tried to woo a girl he liked by performing a page from British author EL James' novel. "I was trying to impress her, and she had [the book] on her Kindle," the 34-year-old said.

'The Rules' Authors Set To Release 'Not Your Mother's Rules' For The Online ...
Huffington Post
The book was published nearly a decade ago, inspiring more tailored editions -- "The Rules For Marriage" about marital longevity, and "The Rules For Online Dating" about (shocker) online dating, for instance -- and now authors Ellen Fein and Sherrie ...

Apple rejects e-book pricing lawsuit as “fundamentally flawed”
Did Apple illegally fix the prices of e-books in collusion with five publishing houses? Not at all, says the company, and to suggest otherwise - as the US Justice Department is doing with its current anti-trust lawsuit against Apple - is "fundamentally ...

History channel vs. history book: Facts are a casualty of TV's Hatfield-McCoy feud
Lexington Herald Leader
Where: The Morris Book Shop, 882 E. High St., Lexington Does the History miniseries Hatfields & McCoys get its feud history right? Well, it's certainly inventive in its interpretation of the fighting, loving, grudge-bearing families and their ...

Lexington Herald Leader

Author of books adapted to 'Game of Thrones' to speak at Miscon
The Missoulian
Martin is author of the “A Song of Ice and Fire” book series, which HBO adapted into the TV show “Game of Thrones” in April 2011. He will read from his unreleased, sixth book “The Winds of Winter” Sunday afternoon and give talks on everything from ...

Mensa San Diego: Tomorrow author-futurist Keith Fitz-Gerald to Present View of ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN DIEGO, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Keith Fitz-Gerald, bestselling businessauthor and noted financial media commentator, addresses the Mensa 2012 Regional Gathering in San Diego on May 27th. Fitz-Gerald's lecture for Mensa's IQ elite ...

Obama's high school pot-smoking detailed in Maraniss book
ABC News
Best-selling author David Maraniss' "Barack Obama: The Story" describes the future president's teenage antics, notably his copious marijuana smoking, details of which were published early Friday by Buzzfeed. While the book won't be released until June ...

Book Review: The Realms of Animar by Owen Black
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
The author does a fairly good job in creating his medieval world -- which, by the way, doesn't have dragons, elves or sorcery like so many other books in this genre nowadays -- and dividing it into five realms: Herbivore, Carnic, Avian, ...

Former Edgewater resident gets books to Thailand
Washington Examiner
AP AP Top Entertainment News At 11:44 am EDT EDGEWATER, Md. (AP) — With a big assist from Parole Rotary, former Edgewater resident Robert Lieberman will fill the learning center he helped build outside Bangkok with books.

Hatfield-McCoy feud reignited by new book, TV miniseries
Lexington Herald Leader
Writer Lisa Alther's book Blood Feud: The Hatfields and the McCoys: The Epic Story of Murder and Vengeance (Lyons Press, $24.95) went on sale Tuesday. Alther will sign the book June 5 at The Morris Book Shop in Lexington. The miniseries goes for the ...

Lexington Herald Leader

John Waters hitchhiking journey ends -- book chronicling it to be called 'Carsick'
Baltimore Sun (blog)
After eight days, 15 rides and who knows how much peculiarity, John Waters has wrapped his cross-country, "Zen-like," hitchhiking journey and plans to recount his adventures in a book he'd like to call "Carsick." The New York Times just spoke to Waters ...

Kindle eBook Hunters Now Using Chatwing Chat Widget to Find More Reliable ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Looking for eBooks will now be a trip in the park with the help of Chatwing chat box. This simple application empowers blog chat, allowing an even greater leverage in online communication. Chatwing is very easy to use and compatible to most blogs.

Pulitzer Winner To Publish New Story, One Tweet At A Time
WRTV Indianapolis
"Black Box," a new story by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan, was to begin appearing on the New Yorker Fiction Twitter account Thursday at 8 pm ET. A single line will be published every minute for the next hour, then from 8-9 pm on each of ...

A Daily Dose of Architecture: Book Briefs #9: Architecture Briefs
By John Hill
"Book Briefs" are an ongoing series of posts with two- or three-sentence first-hand descriptions of some of the numerous books that make their way into my library. These briefs are not full-blown reviews, but they are a way to share ... Overall the selection of case studies a varied yet quality mix of small interventions, major additions, repurposed buildings, and none of the above—the author'swording for the four chapters. I'm a huge fan of new and old existing side-by-side, or in some ...
A Daily Dose of Architecture

pattinase: Friday's Forgotten Books, May 25, 2012
By pattinase (abbott)
Ed Gorman is the author of the Dev Conrad series and the Sam McCain books. ... You can share the pleasure they have in touting overlooked books. And in a few cases downgrading a book that was so fashionable a few decades back.

How to Share Books & eBooks with Our Troops - GalleyCat
By Jason Boog
If you want to help these men and women far away from home, we've collected five different ways you can share books with our troops. For instance, E-Books for Troops will help you send an eReader to our troops overseas. Here's more from ...

Book Explains Clearly Why U.S. Shouldn't Kowtow To Islam - Townhall
By Diana West
Diana West is a contributing columnist for Townhall.com and author of the new book, The Death of the Grown-up: How America's Arrested Development Is Bringing Down Western Civilization. TOWNHALL DAILY: Be the first to read Diana ...
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California Historical Society Releases Free eBook Capturing ...
By Paul Biba
The eBook's title is drawn from the exhibition of the same name currently on view at the California Historical Society galleries. The phrase is borrowed from a 1921 promotional prospectus for the Golden Gate Bridge in which the authors, chief ...
TeleRead: News and views on e-books,...

3quarksdaily: The Precarious State of the Literary Interview
By Azra Raza
In 2006, Pico Iyer attributed the decline of the literary interview to an overreliance on sound bites about authors plucked from search engines like Google and recommended that interviewers actually read an author's work. "[I]nterviews," he ...

La Bloga: Literary News from California to New Mexico to New York!
By Melinda Palacio
The store will open with much celebration June 1 and I have the privilege of being among the firstauthors to have a book signing at La Casa Azul Bookstore, June 7 at 6pm. This is also my first visit to the big city as an author. The address to La ...
La Bloga

I Spy DIY: [I Spy Book Tour] Recap
By Jenni - I Spy DIY
I've had an amazing month traveling around the country and meeting with my readers and DIYing up a storm! I wanted to share a couple of my favorite snaps before heading back to my home state for Memorial Day Weekend. I am beyond ...

CrimeFest 2012 – Forgotten Authors Panel Recommendations ...
By Sarah
Mr Polton Explains was one recommended book from this author, written in 1940 in a London air-raid shelter. John Curran's first suggestion was Andrew Garve who also wrote as Roger Bax and Paul Somers. His books were set all over the ...

San Francisco literary figure Kathi Kamen Goldmark has died ...
By Carolyn Kellogg
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, a beloved figure in the San Francisco literary scene, died Thursday. Goldmark, who wrote the novel "And My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You," was a founding member of the author rock band the Rock Bottom ...
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Summer Reading - Barnes & Noble
Read any 8 books and record them in the Reading Journal (PDF). Bring the completed Reading Journal to your local B&N store. Find a Store. Chose a FREE ...

Summer Books 2012: The Complete List : NPR
Get all of NPR's summer book recommendations in one place! ... Home · Author Interviews; Browse Genres ... Use the list below to browse NPR's 2012 Summer Books recommendations. ... LiteraryLook Ahead: 13 Great Books On The Horizon .... NPR reserves the right to read on the air and/orpublish on its website or in ...

Smashwords — The Master Book of Prayer — A book by Danny Gilbert
Whatever your stage in your walk with God is, this book will encourage your heart and challenge your ... This book will challenge you to master the skill of prayer.

Free PDF Books for Responsive Design | DesignFloat Blog
Today's blog posts contains 8 free PDF books for Responsive Design fans. ... Responsive Web Design Increases Sales · free-ebooks-responsive-design. * * * ...

Re-purposed Books
Little Bird On Teacup Repurposed Book Upcycled by StayGoldMedia. $6.99 USD , via Etsy. ...IMPRESSUM: books used to make a functioning camera. tonk.ch ...

'Fifty Shades Of Grey' is 2012's best seller
London Free Press
COM< British writer EL James attends a book signing at Barnes & Noble. Over 500 fans turned out to meet the controversial author who's novel '50 Shades of Grey' has been dubbed 'mommy porn' and hit the headlines after being banned from a Florida ...

Media Life: Old Town Auburn provides inspiration for author's new novel
Auburn Journal
Georgetown's Denes McIntosh finds Tsuda eatery perfect place to pen “Wilderness;” Auburn's Clark Ashton Smith joins Verne, Steinbeck on list of noted authors who writeabout Auburn, Placer County. AUBURN CA - The ghost of Clark Ashton Smith may have ...

Auburn Journal

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