Enlisting Economists, Bush Adds Book to Fiscal Debate

Enlisting Economists, Bush Adds Book to Fiscal Debate
New York Times
He wrote the foreword for the book, a collection of essays from an array of economists, including five Nobel Prize winners, and he proposes a national goal of expanding the economy by 4 percent a year on a sustained basis. “The 4% Solution: Unleashing ...

New York Times

Book review: 'Shine, Shine, Shine'
New York Daily News
Author photo by Kate Weeks. Lydia Netzer has written a strikingly original first novel, 'Shine, Shine, Shine.' Publisher: St. Martin's Press. Related Stories. NY Giants wideout Victor Cruz confident he'll avoid Super Bowl hangover · Ex-FBI employee ...

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New York Times best-sellers
San Jose Mercury News
Rankings for week ending June 30 for books sold in print and electronic formats by independent retailers, chains and online retailers.

Brookline author pens book on concentration camp composer
Author Susie Davidson of Brookline and Holocaust survivor Edgar Krasa of Newton have collaborated on a new book; Jeff and Penny Vinik of Weston have donated $5 million to the Meadowbrook School of Weston; Anne Reenstierna of Newton has retired ...

Fifty Shades of Summer Reading
First Things (blog)
Yes, it's selling like mad and the library has fielded many requests for the Fifty Shades books, especially in e-book format, which ensures greater privacy while reading. Me, I cannot imagine ...Then the director said that's why the library could aid ...

New reading apps from actors Curtis, Burton
As he did in the TV show, he is still "encouraging adventure, exploration, and tying the real world into the literary experience." While Reading Rainbow is now on the ... Book authors have different responses to the addition of interactivity and ...


Author digs deep for local mining history
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
The story of Mid-Continent, “The Mines of Coal Basin 1956 - 1991,” is now available in a self-published book by John A. Reeves, top man at the business from its start in 1957 until it shut down following a disastrous underground fire in 1991. The book ...

Book review: 'Pot Inc.' takes a look at how politics has demonized the medical ...
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
One of the most humanizing elements about the recent revelations regarding President Barack Obama's youthful marijuana use (in David Maraniss' book "Barack Obama: The Story") isn't that he was an enthusiastic pot smoker, but that he and his pals called ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Literary Olympiad: Lists, Language, and Avoiding the Barbarous
OC Weekly (blog)
I joined the SVCW staff, workshop leaders, panelists, participants and interested locals in hearing some truly great writers speak passionately, smartly, funnily, about booksand writing. Best of all, because they all actually read actual books, we ...

OC Weekly (blog)

New Jessie books center on a girl with two moms
New York Daily News
And, oh, by the way, she has two mommies — a fact that comes almost as an aside in the recently published Jessie series of children's books, written by Phyliss DelGreco, Jaclyn Roth and Kathryn Silverio. ... Co-authors Phyliss DelGreco, Jaclyn Roth ...

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Siblings write book on mom's abuse ordeal
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Jennifer and Raymond Sheehan say their lives changed forever – for the better – the day their mother shot their retired police officer father to death.

Superbug Summer Books: BEFORE THE LIGHTS GO OUT
Wired News
People don't have to believe in the "big idea" of a crisis before they are willing to take action to defuse it. Superbug blogger Maryn McKenna asks author Maggie Koerth-Baker some questions about her new book, Before the Lights Go Out.

Fifty Shades of Grey to take to the skies as Virgin Atlantic announces audio ...
Daily Mail
Publishers Vintage Books have been forced ordered 17 reprints in the UK since thebook came out and the novel, the first in a trilogy, became the first to sell more than one million copies on the Kindle e-reader. ... Earlier this month, author EL ...

Daily Mail

Book review: 'The War at the Shore'
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Any book that can cram the subject of “war” twice into its title surely sets the stage for excitement. Toss in the adjective “epic” and it's a good bet the battleground will be of ample proportions, with heroic figures swept up in the action. Not so ...

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David's Book Club: Within a Budding Grove
Daily Beast
When the narrator and his father seek Norpois' advice on the narrator's hopes for aliterary career, Norpois offers this reassurance: ... He published two years ago — of course, he's much older than you, you understand — a book dealing with the Sense ...

Daily Beast

Book review: 'Electrified Sheep' and 'Why is the Penis Shaped Like That ...
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Book reviews from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. ... the science of sex. With scientists ingesting parasitic worms on the one hand and the anti-depressant virtues of semen on the other, I'd say these books make a splendid pair for a provocative dinner party.

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Book Review: The Complete Mystery of Matthew Alcott: Heritage of Secrets by ...
Blogcritics.org (blog)
Alcott writes a book, gleaned from information gathered while he was a historian for the Mormon Church, which exposes Joseph Smith and revelations that were hidden by the church. The hierarchy of the church finds out about the manuscript and uses ...

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Book lovers take a shine to yarn from Norfolk author
The Virginian-Pilot
The book won't be released officially until Tuesday, but sneak previews have already snapped theliterary world to attention. Two weeks ago, for instance, the revered New York Times book critic Janet Maslin gave the book an enthusiastic review ...

`Fifty Shades' author delights fans at Comic-Con
The "Fifty Shades" books were published in April by a division of Random House, Inc. and have already sold more than 16 million copies. ... SAN DIEGO -- Lola De La Cruz cried when she met author E L James. ... Now, she's the bestselling author of her ...


Books: New and noteworthy for the week
Tucson Citizen
Books: New and noteworthy for the week - News from USA TODAY. ... What it's about: The author of Oprah Book Club pick Midwives (a No. 1 USA TODAY best seller) tells a historical love story inspired by his Armenian heritage. The buzz:Publishers Weekly ...

For author, a former Staten Islander, it's OK to be happy
SILive.com (blog)
Staten Island AdvanceAmy Shea is the author of a new book, "Defending Happiness and Other Acts of Bravery." STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Former Staten Island resident Amy Shea has penned “Defending Happiness and Other Acts of Bravery.” She reveals...

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Book review: Dennis' next work captures 'one heart, one mind' community ...
Deseret News
"ZION'S TRUMPET: 1851 Welsh Mormon Periodical," edited by Ronald D. Denn.

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'Fifty Shades of Grey' news: Will E.L. James' erotic novel lead to a baby boom?
From hot contention for the Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele casting for the confirmed “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie to the bestselling book topping the charts, EL James' down and dirty book is the talk of the town—or Seattle, as it happens to stand...


Book Review: Bite Me by Mike Faricy
Blogcritics.org (blog)
Wry, cynical humor and a noirish flavor that just gets better from book to book are Faricy's stock in trade and will make the reader go looking for the next installment from the Minnesota native who splits his years between St. Paul and Dublin, Ireland ...

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Last month, Leonard reached an agreement with Random House in the U.K. to publish his book in England, also on Sept. 11. Leonard is a TV screenwriter whose credits include Wire in the Blood. His novel is the first of three planned books. It tells of a ...

Book highlights history, photos of New Iberia
The Daily Advertiser
Acadiana authors Nelwyn Hebert and Warren A. Perrin have published a collection of 200 vintage images and memories of Iberia Parish, part of Arcadia Publishing's 'Images of America' series. ...Students were asked to write a letter to an author or poet ...

AGU Letter: Journals Should Ask Authors to Publish Results | Watts ...
By Anthony Watts
The whole point of papers is to allow scientists to benefit from each others' research; we could do this much more easily if AGU journals strongly encouraged authors to provide, as text files with some annotation, the information on which they based ... Then, a future author could not only cite the paper but also use its results—and researchers could build on each others' work in ways that now can be very difficult. ..... Popper's other influential book is The Open Society and Its Enemies.
Watts Up With That?

Bush to Unveil Book of Economic Proposals
He wrote the foreword for the book, a collection of essays from an array of economists, including five Nobel Prize winners, and he proposes a national goal of expanding the economy by 4 percent a year on a sustained basis." Comments (View) ...
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10 Famous Literary Characters Based on Real People - Mental Floss
By Stacy Conradt
So it makes sense that many authors take a good look around at friends and family when creating characters for their books. 1. Mark Twain once admitted that he wasn't terribly creative in creating Huckleberry Finn – he based the character ...

A Year of Reading: Book People
By Mary Lee
With only 1 book for every 300 kids in need in the United States, the support from Macy's and customers like you makes a real difference in our ability to get books to kids who need them most. And this campaign is a win-win. You save and you ...
A Year of Reading

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Stephen L. Goldstein, Atlas Drugged ...
By Nicole Sandler
FDL Book Salon Welcomes Stephen L. Goldstein, Atlas Drugged: Ayn Rand Be Damned! Author: Nicole Sandler Saturday, July 14, 2012 1:30 pm Pacific time. Welcome Stephen L. Goldstein (Journalist – SunSentinel) and Host Nicole Sandler ...
Book Salon

Reminder: Next Friday is Jezebel Book Club!
By Katie J.M. Baker
Are you reading Gone Girl with us as part of our first ever Jezebel book club? (All the cool people are doing it! Like Anderson Cooper!)

College Prep: College Prepster Book Club
By College Prepster
In past summers, I've spent full days lounging around with an amazing book. But this summer has been busier than usual and reading has taken a backseat. I'm actually right in the middle of two rather long books and I have one I need for a ...
College Prep

'Fifty Shades' author delights fans at Comic-Con - Yahoo! News
News: Lola De La Cruz cried when she met author E L James. ... "The relationship that's in thebook is something that I've always wanted and haven't gotten in ... Now, she's the bestselling authorof her own literary phenomenon — a romantic ... The "Fifty Shades" books, which follow the relationship between college student ...

Sunday Morning Book Thread 07-15-2012: MOAR LONGMIRE ...
Also, I'll put in a book plug since the guy who wrote it is Polish. ... that the A&E series is based onbooks written by mystery author Craig Johnson, ..... Read Wool, the ebook that seems to be tearing up the Sci Fi realm, written by an unknown.

Dutch Holocaust Survivor, Author Meijer Dies - ABC News by levividi
Dutch Jewish author Berthe Meijer, whose life intersected tangentially with that of Anne ... Else Holmelund Minarik, Author of Little Bear Books, Dies at 91 – New York ... a writer for children whose Little Bear picture-book series which simply, ... Life Times Perspectives, Thoughts and WTF Moments is an ebook that offers First ...

Book Reviews - StrategyPage
A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters: Life on Board USS Saginaw Book ... Maritime Heritage Program, and the author of Chinese Junks on the Pacific, also ...

Book Review: The Complete Mystery of Matthew Alcott: Heritage of ...
The second half of the book became more urgent than the first half, and the ... a few chapters did end up being page-turners, but the whole book fell short of the ...

Books and movies are over, but Potter magic lives online
Chicago Daily Herald
Even then, much of the attention was on the fact that Pottermore was making e-book versions of the Harry Potter novels available for the first time. ... Later, the Sorting Hat will place you in one of four houses at Hogwarts based on how you answer ...

How to publish your child's book
msnbc.com (blog)
By Suzanne Kantra, Techlicious.com. When my daughter was 7, she became a published author. Sound far out? Not really. I used a book publishing service called Blurb to print her story as a softcover book. Creating the book was easy. She wrote a story ...

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How to Architect | The Book | ArchDaily
By Alison Furuto
Doug Patt, an architect and the author of the book, 'How to Architect', teaches about architecture through the use of videos, drawings, books, stories etc. He shared with us his book and a video about being and becoming an architect, which ...
Jim Croce's Story Revealed in New Book | Music News | Rolling Stone
The book has been a long time coming; initial work began 25 years ago, but when an earlierpublisher and Ingrid didn't see eye-to-eye, the manuscript was shelved. "Last year, we took out thebook, and it was time," Ingrid tells Rolling Stone.
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