Fifty Shades of Red

Fifty Shades of Red
New York Times
As a feminist, I find the books' focus on submissive women in sadomasochistic situations offensive. But I'd like to build a good relationship with my daughter's future mother-in-law. She's been asking what I think of the books.

New York Times

'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Author Goes YA
By Fallon Prinzivalli America's new favorite erotica author is making the switch to the young adult genre. "Fifty Shades of Grey" — originally penned as "Twilight" fan fiction — follows the sadomasochistic affair of a handsome, business tycoon named ...

Books About Animal Pairs and Friendship
New York Times
In the hilarious “Odd Dog,” the British author-illustrator Claudia Boldt suggests that opposites — or at least those with divergent tastes in food — attract. Peanut, a dachshund-like dog, adores apples and waits for them to fall from his yard tree.

Maurice Sendak, Author of Children's Books, Dies at 83
San Francisco Chronicle
(Corrects to show in fifth paragraph of story published May 8 that a Sendak book was among the most frequently challenged, according to American Library Association data. The group itself doesn't challenge books.) May 8 (Bloomberg) -- Maurice Sendak, ...

Writers remember Maurice Sendak
Chicago Sun-Times
BY HILLEL ITALIE May 10, 2012 6:18PM Children's author Maurice Sendak at his home in Ridgefield, Conn., last fall. (Mary Altaffer/AP) NEW YORK — Maurice Sendak's closest friends gathered in his hospital room — playwright Tony Kushner, authors Brian ...

Photos: Waiting To Meet Author, Fifty Shades Of Grey Fans Wax Erotic
waiting on line at the Union Square Barnes & Noble to have their books signed by EL James,author of the infamous erotica novel Fifty Shades of Grey. If you've been living under a rock, the book—dubbed "mommy porn" by some—has been causing quite a ...

Author doesn't want sons to read 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
The author spoke to Canada AM earlier this week from New York, where she has been on a whirlwind press tour to promote her book. James, a TV executive, wrote the online erotic novel with modest expectations. Like any first-time author, James dreamed of ...

Fifty Shades Of Grey Author EL James Hates The Twilight Fans That Made Her Famous
by Natalie Zutter | 7 Comments | Share a Tip Fifty Shades of Grey writer EL James has become a huge star in the last few months, with an inevitable movie deal in the works for her erotic book series. The book's runaway fame is surprising, ...


Why free photo book offers keep flowing
By Mitch Lipka (Reuters) - Joan Fee is just the kind of customer the online photo industry is hoping for when it offers free prints and photo books. The 55-year-old personal assistant from Morro Bay, California, saw an email a couple of weeks ago ...

Amazon to Lend 'Potter' E-Books
Wall Street Journal
By JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG Inc. has licensed the right to lend digital versions of all seven volumes in JK Rowling's "Harry Potter" series in the US, a sign of its willingness to continue funding its e-book lending library despite the costs.

Wall Street Journal

'Fifty Shades of Grey' piques local interest
“Fifty Shades of Grey,” “Fifty Shades Darker,” and “Fifty Shades Freed,” represent the top threebooks on the New York Times Best Seller list combining print and e-book nonfiction. Jennifer Summe has read all of the books. She describes herself as a ...

Maurice Sendak taught us how to go wild
Kansas City Star
The author and illustrator died Tuesday morning. He was 83. It was the second day of Children's Book Week. This is the time of year that books for young people are noted and we revel in our love of reading. Sendak gave us dozens of classics, ...

Kansas City Star

Book World: 'American Showman' by Ross Melnick
Washington Post
Trivia question: Name this forgotten man, the subject of Ross Melnick's eye-poppingly informative new book, “American Showman”: He was the most creative and most popular independent exhibitor of silent films at a series of movie palaces (seating up to ...

Three Books About Shelter
New York Times
Many celebrated children's books, directly or indirectly explore these questions, from “The Little House,” by Virginia Lee Burton, to Margaret Wise Brown's “Little Fur Family” to Laura Ingalls Wilder's “Little House” series.

Picture Books About Bedtime
New York Times
(Picture book; ages 2 to 5) The apparently irresistible homonyms “night” and “knight” have inspired picture books before (“Good Night, Good Knight” springs to mind), but no reason not to retool them for a slightly younger reader.

New York Times

Picture Books About Maternal Bonds
New York Times
$16.99. (Picture book; ages 2 to 6) Who needs Mother's Day as an excuse? There's no shortage of picture books about the great and glorious and ever-wise Mommy, or of beaming mothers ready to snap them up. But occasionally these odes to the maternal ...

New York Times

Amazon To Launch Color Ebook Reader Later This Year, Says Report
This move, if true, would put the Kindle in a strange spot between a full-scale tablet and a tradition b/w ereader. Amazon has so far been very successful in marketing the Kindle's grayscale screen against full color tablets like the iPad.


Author Shares Prose Highlighting Canadian Beauty
Seattle Post Intelligencer
“I believe this book reminds us of a simpler time, when neighbors were friends and supported one another. So much violence in popular media leaves us searching for solace and a more gentle and kind world.” “Tails Trails and Campfire Stories” is a ...

Author Charles Baxter wins prize for short fiction
Wall Street Journal
AP NEW YORK — Charles Baxter, a fiction writer whose books include "Harmony of the World" and "Gryphon," has won a $30000 prize for short fiction. Baxter, who turns 65 next week, is this year's winner of the Rea Award for the Short Story, ...

Harry Potter Ebooks Come to Amazon Kindle Lending Library
PC Magazine
The Lending Library, which launched in November, lets customers with an Amazon Prime membership borrow e-books for free. Next month, that will include all seven Harry Potter booksin English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish.

Seventh Annual Oce Future Authors Project Writing Workshop to Begin June 11 at ...
MarketWatch (press release)
TRUMBULL, Conn., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Oce, a Canon Group Company and an international leader in digital document management, today announced that Robert Forbes, children's book author and president of ForbesLife magazine; ...

Controversial Book on GF Library Shelves
GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - The Grand Forks Public Library is proud to stock the books that sparked a national controversy. This book cover image provided by Vintage Books shows "Fifty Shades of Grey," by EL James. They're young and old, ...

'50 Shades of Grey' Author Appears on THE VIEW
Broadway World
EL James, author of the popular trilogy of novels that begins with "Fifty Shades Of Grey", appeared on ABC's THE VIEW this morning and spoke about her inspiration behind the steamy and controversial book series. The author revealed that part of her ...

Controversial book 'Shades of Grey' banned from some libraries
The Fiction book 'Fifty Shades of Grey has been banned from public libraries in several states, including Wisconsin. The LE Public Library is stocking the book, but it will be a while before anyone will be able to check one out. The book already has ...

Canadian Author to Publish Four-Book Epic Adventure Series in First Year
MarketWatch (press release)
BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO, May 11, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Matt Chatelain plans to release a four-book series, 'The Sirenne Saga', in his first year as a published author. BookOne, 'The Caves of Etretat', a fast-paced, five-star, thriller/adventure, ...
New Books by Joseph Olshan, James Runcie and More
New York Times
Although it's the 20th book in the series, the story is set in 1990, when Faith is still single, living in Manhattan and about to be swept off her feet by a young cleric she meets while catering a wedding at the Riverside Church.

Harry Potter e-book loaners coming to your Kindle, if you're Primed ...
By Steve Dent
Amazon will never run out of copies of Harry Potter e-books from its Lending Library. Thanks to a new agreement with Pottermore, on June 19th the entire seven-book collection will be among the 140000 plus you can grab, provided, of course, ...

New book explains why Hillary won't be replacing Biden on the ...
By Ed Morrissey
The title for Klein's new book for Regnery on Barack Obama, The Amateur, comes from a conversation that took place last summer between Hillary and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, in a passage excerpted by the New York ... The Clintons will deny the quotes, and they'll go after Klein as a tool of Regnery, a conservative publisher known for its broadsides against the Obama administration. ... Edward Klein is a seven-time New York Times bestselling non-fiction author.
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Maurice Sendak didn't like ebooks | TeleRead: News and views on e ...
By Paul Biba
Images. In an interview with The Guardian, when he was 83, Sendak said: Ebooks: “I hate them. It's like making believe there's another kind of sex. There isn't another kind of sex. There isn't another kind of book! A book is a book is a book.” ...
TeleRead: News and views on e-books,...

Amazon Kindle color eReader rumored for 2H launch
By Zach Epstein
Amazon Kindle Color eReader. Amazon will reportedly launch a new version of its Kindle eBookreader later this year that features a color display with a capacitive touch panel. Citing multiple unnamed sources within Amazon's supply chain, ...
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Nokia Reading to Add eBooks to its Lumia Range of Devices Soon ...
By Pradeep Chandrasekaran
Users will be able to use the eBook application just the same way you use Nokia Music and you can purchase eBooks and audio books from within the application to make your daily commute that much more entertaining. In addition to that, ...

[e]Book escrow – Mike Linksvayer
By Mike Linksvayer
[e]Book escrow. I had no intention of writing yet another post about DRM today. But a new post on Boing Boing, Libraries set out to own their ebooks, has some of the same flavor as some of the posts I quoted yesterday and is a good departure ...
Mike Linksvayer

How is pitch speed affected by the conditions? - THE BOOK--Playing ...
By Tangotiger
The Unwritten Book is Finally Written! An in-depth analysis of: The sacrifice bunt, batter/pitcher ...Buy The Book from Amazon. SABR101 required reading if you enter this site. Check out the Sabermetric Wiki. And interesting baseball books.
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A list of books we pretend to have read, but haven't. ... One says, “Actually, I'm sort of convinced that most people who reference this book have never actually read it.” Another agrees: “I think I know the gist — Big Brother, dystopia, etc.
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Op-Ed: Death at SeaWorld book tour attracts supermodels and scientists
New York - With two months still to go until the launch of 'Death at SeaWorld' on July 17, author David Kirby's book is attracting critical acclaim from cetacean scientists, the endorsement of a supermodel and angst for those who would see the book ...

Hillary's Vogue
The Moderate Voice
Taylor Marsh, a veteran political analyst and former Huffington Post contributor, is the author of The Hillary Effect, available at Barnes and Noble and on Amazon. Her new-media blog covers national politics, women and power.

The Moderate Voice

I Got Your Book: The Gilda Stories | The Angry Black Woman
By Maria
Given the classic pulp elements present in the novel, it would have been easy for Saunders to just trot out a pulp archetype and just changed the color of hero's skin but an author of his skill and ability would not be limited to taking the easy way ...
The Angry Black Woman

RORATE CÆLI: Mons. Gherardini's new book: Vatican II: at the roots ...
By New Catholic
Mons. Brunero Gherardini's new book, "Il Vaticano II: Alle radice d'un equivoco" ("Vatican II: at the roots of a misunderstanding": Turin, Lindau, 2012, 410 pages), is being released in Italy. Below, a translation of the final portion of its prologue, ...

Grateful Dead drummer has book deal - Yahoo! News
Publish your own activity and retain full control. ... The drummer is working on a memoir scheduled to be published in 2015 by St. Martin's Press, the publisher announced Wednesday. The book, currently untitled, will include reflections on his "deep bond" with the late ... 25, 1985 file photo, author Maurice Sendak poses ...

Bill Clinton Denies Claims in New Book
Bill Clinton's spokesman Matt McKenna shot down the book saying the ... sell books, saying “Nobody in their right mind would believe the nonsense in this one, ...

Largehearted Boy: Book Notes - Nick Arvin "The Reconstructionist"
Atomic Books Comics Preview ... musician/author Interviews ... In the Book Notes series,authors create and discuss a music playlist that ... In his own words, here is Nick Arvin's BookNotes music playlist for his novel, The Reconstructionist: ...

Harry Potter e-books will be downloadable for free on Kindle ... announced Thursday that on June 19, the e-book editions of J.K. ... PressBritishauthor J K Rowling at the 2007 release of her Harry Potter book called 'Harry ... Rowling only recently permitted e-books of the Potter series and has been ... Related topics: amazon prime,books, ebooks, harry potter, harry potter ...

Suri's Burn Book by Allie Hagan - Who Writes Suri's ... - Refinery29
Scandale! The author of the caustic, hilarious exposé on the lives of Hollywood's golden babies — Suri's Burn Book — is a literary fraud on the level of JT LeRoy.

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