Book Review Podcast: The Obama Doctrine

Book Review Podcast: The Obama Doctrine
New York Times (blog)
On this week's podcast, Mr. Sanger discusses “Confront and Conceal”; James Shapiro talks about A.N. Wilson's book “The Elizabethans”; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Sam Tanenhaus is the host. Books, Book Review Podcast, David Sanger,...

New York Times (blog)

"Fifty Shades of Grey" author EL James steps out at Comic-Con
CBS News
Now, she's the bestselling author of her own literary phenomenon - a romantic trilogy that has commanded a seven-figure publishing price, been translated into 42 languages, been dissected by book clubs and talk-show hosts and is set to be made into a ...

CBS News

50 Shades of Grey Sells 20 million copies in the US
Good E-Reader (blog)
The author is said to have made around $50 million from the book sales, while the publisher raked in over $148 million. The book series, which started its life as Twilight fan-fiction, has been auctioned off for a series of movies. The main premise ... 

Publish e-Books for Free and Earn the Most Money With Booktango
MarketWatch (press release)
BLOOMINGTON, IN, Jul 13, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Booktango(TM), the DIY free e-book publishing platform from Author Solutions, Inc., today announced authors who publish using Booktango will receive the maximum possible royalties from their e ...

'Fifty Shades' Frenzy Takes Over Comic-Con
MTV.com
"Fifty Shades of Grey" frenzy took over Comic-Con Thursday, with fans quickly grabbing up tickets to E L James' book signing. ... The report also notes that a majority of those there to get their books signed by James didn't look like typical Comic-Con ...

MTV.com

Original Fiction In All The 'Shades' Of Fandom
NPR
Fifty Shades of Grey, the biggest phenomenon in publishing right now, began as a work of fan fiction based on the Twilight books. Now, author E.L. James is taking the series to the ultimate fans: attendees at this year's San Diego Comic-Con ...

Book Review: American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden ...
Blogcritics.org (blog)
First Lady Michelle Obama shares her garden's missions and donates all authorproceeds to the National Park Foundation. ... The book is divided into four sections to reflect the seasons with recipes to try for each season. In 2009, Obama was distressed...

Blogcritics.org (blog)

Fans Control Cover Reveal for New Cassandra Clare Novel
Publishers Weekly
Theatrical cover reveals have become common procedure in YA publishing, but Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers put a, well, novel spin on its unveiling of the cover of Cassandra Clare's Clockwork Princess, the final Infernal Devices book: the ...

Publishers Weekly

Comic Book Legends Revealed #375
Comic Book Resources
I had heard that the ONDNP gave money to DC to publish a story with a strong anti-marijuana message. And so DC got Alan Grant to do ... COMIC LEGEND: The New 52 Supergirl #1 had a page featuring dialogue from at least three other New 52 books that...

Comic Book Resources

Fifty Shades of Kvetching
Buffalo News (blog)
Just now I went on Amazon and did that thing where you peek inside the book, and I was dismayed by how tawdry it sounded, and how badly written I thought it was. You know, I had heard the title kicked around for I want to say a few months, but I had ...

Tucson's Great Book Revival: "Freedom Summer" Celebrates Chicano Literary ...
Huffington Post (blog)
Literary scholar Francisco A. Lomelí singled out Suarez for his "groundbreaking, even daring" stories, which captured the complexity of life in Tucson's historic barrios.

'Fifty Shades of Grey': Racy Books Stir Controversy
Cleveland News - Fox 8
The sizzling series and first installment, “Fifty Shades of Grey” is now the fastest selling book of all time. Millions of copies are flying off store shelves and being downloaded by women of all ages from around the world. But the fastest growing ...

Cleveland News - Fox 8

Book Buzz: 'Fifty Shades,' 'Gone Girl,' 'Age of Miracles'
AZ Central.com
Book Buzz: 'Fifty Shades,' 'Gone Girl,' 'Age of Miracles', For the 10th week in a row, British authorE.L. James' erotic "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy holds the top three spots on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.

Madefire demonstrates why digital comic books should move at Comic-Con
VentureBeat
Madefire comic books — which the startup calls “motion books” — takes full advantage of the iPad's gyroscope, accelerometer, and touch screen hardware. Pages of a Motion Book can contain illustrated characters or objects that move slightly when you ...

VentureBeat

Comic-Con 2012: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Book Signing Draws Crowd
Hollywood Reporter
"We are Team Christian now," declared a fan waiting in line to get her copy of Fifty Shades of Grey signed by author E. L. James. our editor ... than $50 million. Universal Pictures and Focus Features paid $5 million dollars for the film rights to all ...

Hollywood Reporter

Rejected Covers: Brian McMullen Discusses How 'The McSweeney's Book of ...
Huffington Post
A successful book cover intrigues and charms potential readers into becoming actual readers. It also strives to honor and please the book's author or authors. If everyone loves a book's cover design except the author, then whoops -- that cover is a ...

Fifty Shades of chaos
The Independent (blog)
E L James' literary sensation Fifty Shades of Grey hasn't simply boosted sales of paddles and handcuffs in Ann Summers. It has also increased the number of unusual news stories this week, as women (mostly) engross themselves in the romantic potential ...

The Independent (blog)

Book Review: FilmCraft: Directing by Mike Goodridge
Blogcritics.org (blog)
Insightful and entertaining, FilmCraft: Directing might be the most entertaining college book youve never read. ... And seeing how I haven't written anything close to a book review since high school started to make me weary. Let alone the ...

Fifty shades of grey forcing Bible to take a back seat: Enterprising hotel ...
Daily Mail
It is the erotic thriller that has had blushing women rushing to the book store for their fix of 'mummy porn.' With sales totting up to 1m books and ebooks per week and theauthor herself netting approximately £862069 per week for the 20 million copies ...

Daily Mail

Israeli book has Iranian leaders atwitter
Ynetnews
News: New book exploring alleged Israeli connection to hits on Iranian nuclear scientist is causing a stir in Tehran; but other in Iran's media question information's validity.

Review: 'Our Kind of People' details AIDS crisis in Africa
Los Angeles Times
'Our Kind of People' book review: Uzodinma Iweala shows the devastating effects of the AIDS crisis in sub-Saharan Africa and the effects of deeply ingrained attitudes.

Author visits: Donald Ray Pollock, 'The Devil All the Time'
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
If you like to listen to Tom Waits or Nick Cave, you might like to read Donald Ray Pollock, who will visit Boswell Book Company for a reading and book signing 7 p.m. July 17. Pollock will read from his debut novel, 'The Devil All the Time' (Anchor).

Book Review: Seventeen: Ultimate Guide to Beauty by Ann Shoket
Blogcritics.org (blog)
Adolescent girls can look and feel their best after reading this book. ... As the editor-in-chief of Seventeen Magazine, Ann Shoket is an expert on these things This book is a compilation of all the best beauty tips for adolescent girls. It will ...
iDreamBooks Gathers Critics' Book Reviews, Shows You What to ...
By Melanie Pinola
iDreamBooks is a new webapp designed to help you find the best books to read, by aggregatingbook reviews by professional critics. Self-dubbed "the Rotten Tomatoes" of books, iDreamBooks makes finding your next read pretty simple.
Lifehacker

Amazon Pulls Controversial Art History eBook - GalleyCat
By Dianna Dilworth
Zola Books is looking for a Associate Editor. next job Andrews McMeel Publishing is looking for a Cookbook Publicist. next job Disney Publishing Worldwide is looking for a Managing Editor. next job Oxford University Press is looking for a Prepress Editorial ... AppNewser explained: “The book by art historians Maurizio Bernardelli Curuz and Adriana Conconi Fedrigolli claims to have identified a hundred previously unknown drawings by Caravaggio after looking through the archives.
GalleyCat

Twilight Author To Host Sneaky Treats At Comic Con?! - Perez Hilton
By Perez Hilton
The film adaptation of Meyer's sci fi novel The Host has JUST wrapped filming, and we've heard theauthor will debut some sort of Host-centric surprise at today's Breaking Dawn: Part 2 Comic Con Panel! Hopefully it's some footage of Saoirse ...
PerezHilton

It's Only Comic Books | The Comics Journal
By Dan Nadel
It's Only Comic Books. BY Dan Nadel Jul 13, 2012. Well, today on the site we have the full complement of Tucker Stone content. I look forward to your complaints. And Sean T. Collins reviews The Walking Dead #100: When you pick up an ...
The Comics Journal

New Peer-Reviewed eBook From the University of Minnesota ...
By Gary Price, Editor of InfoDocket.com
The ebook is free to download. From the Committee on Institutional Cooperation: More than 100 faculty and staff and more than 20 graduate and. ... TeleRead - News and views on ebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics. HOME ...
TeleRead: News and views on e-books,...

Tucson Freedom Summer's Book Revival Celebrates Chicano Literary
By jeffbiggers
The first author to use the “Chicano” term in modern literature, Suarez's short stories and newspapers columns based in Tucson's Barrio El Hoyo in the 1940s-1950s have been described by literary critic Raymund Paredes as a “watershed in ... Six months ago, the Tucson Unified School District's (TUSD) indiscriminate confiscation of Mexican American Studies books drew national condemnation from the American Librarian Association and representatives of the Association of ...
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Indie Authors: Stop Promoting To Other Indie Authors | www ...
By April L. Hamilton
April L. Hamilton on why indie authors should not be promoting their books to one another. ... They think, "How good could this book be, if the only people who read it and posted positive reviews are friends of the author?" You may also think ...
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'Savages' Author Don Winslow Hits A Double On Bestseller Lists ...
By MIKE FLEMING
In my view, there hasn't been a quality author more underrated than Don Winslow. He hooked me with The Winter of Frankie Machine and Power of the Dog, but various turns in turnaround hell on his movies has made him a well kept secret ...
Deadline.com

Flavorwire » I Dream Books: A Rotten Tomatoes for Literature
By Emily Temple
Sure, you could just read whatever your best friend is reading, or pick up whatever's on the front page of the New York Times Book Review, but for those who want a broader perspective, we suggest I Dream Books, a Rotten Tomatoes-like ...
Flavorwire

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Famous Authors Who Were Forced Into Retirement Too Soon ... that put him almost on the verge of death,” Jaime García Márquez, the author's brother said.
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