Times Staffers Recommend Books About American Politicians

Times Staffers Recommend Books About American Politicians
New York Times (blog)
In the spirit of this week's holiday, I recently asked various Times staffers to recommend books about American political figures. Their answers are below. On Twitter, I'll be asking readers for their own suggestions, a selection of which will be ...

Don't Publish That Book!
I think social media is a great way to meet other authors, publishers, agents, bookdesigners and readers, and it's easy to forget that it's more than possible to engage with the online book community without having a book to promote. Mayer, though ...


New Book Takes an Insightful Look at Contemporary Civilization
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Through an alliance with indie book publishing leader Author Solutions, Inc., authorsbenefit from the leadership of Hay House Publishing and the speed-to-market advantages the self-publishing model. For more information, visit balboapress.com. To...

San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

BOOK WORLD Bestsellers — July 1, 2012
Washington Post (blog)
Screenwriter, author Nora Ephron dies .... It was reported on June 19, 2012 that Barnes & Noble posted a net loss of $57.7 million, or $1.08 per share, for the fourth quarter as the company continues to invest in its Nook e-reader business and adjust ...

Philly Author's 'Confession': I Lived These Stories
Author Solomon Jones says death can seem angelic at first — especially to the lost, addicted kids in his book The Last Confession. He says many of his stories come from his own experiences as a homeless drug addict on the streets of Philadelphia.

Q&A: Finding a Missing Nook Book
New York Times (blog)
E-books manually loaded onto a Nook e-reader from the computer may be filed in a different part of the library.

Finding the trail
Chicago Tribune
Books like Tobias Wolff's “This Boy's Life” and Mary Karr's “The Liar's Club” set the bar high, and sadly the memoir explosion that followed those titles was marked by pale imitations: survivor tales of dysfunctional families, abusive relationships and ...

Chicago Tribune

Book Review: The Messenger by Daniel Silva
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
... between the characters. Silva incorporated current events into this book (and several others), such as the tensions between Christianity and Islam and the concerns of the Pope who is trying to build relationships, yet stands to lose his life ...

Lit Life: Author Mike Lawson on his latest Joe DeMarco thriller
The Seattle Times
Mike Lawson, author of "House Blood," his seventh Joe DeMarco thriller, answers questions about how an engineer became a writer and why make pharmaceutical companies the bad guys. Lawson will be at Seattle Mystery Bookshop on July 7 and Magnolia ...

Volume tackles corporate casualties
Columbus Dispatch
In the new book Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, former New York Times war correspondent Chris Hedges heads into five of America's “sacrifice zones” — places he thinks have been drained of purpose and promise by political and corporate vampires.

Columbus Dispatch

Kobo Launches in Japan with World Class Full-Service eReading Platform
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Purely focused on eReading, Kobo has driven many industry firsts including eBookgifting, and its social experience which includes Reading Life and Author Notes. Kobo has customers in 190 countries and offers localized eBookstores in Canada, the United...

San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Friends beyond the book club
Chicago Tribune
Members of the Beyond the Book club are this week's Printers Row readers of the week. ... Our story. We named our book club "Beyond the Book" because we are friends beyond our book club meetings. There are seven of us, and we've been meeting...

Chicago Tribune

Japanese Retailer Rakuten To Launch The Kobo eReader, Localized Content
Kobo is a global eBook retailer backed by Indigo Books & Music, Borders, REDgroup Retail, Cheung Kong (Holdings) Ltd., and other leaders in technology and retail. We believe consumers should be able to read any book, anytime, anywhere, and on the ...


ITunes e-books can be unlocked
South Bend Tribune
Once you've run Requiem, use your mouse to drag the DRM-free book from iTunes to your Windows desktop. Then download the free Calibre e-book reading software at http://www.tinyurl.com/y9kv9r8/. Use Calibre to open the e-book file on your desktop.

How to download eBooks from Chicago Public Library
Check out an eBook from the Chicago Public Library, downloadable athttp://www.chipublib.org/ ... CPL has well over 14000 e-book titles available for Chicagoans of all ages to select from, and that includes both e-books to read and also e-audiobooks ...


Review: Jeff Crook's dark mystery is filled with offbeat characters, has ...
Washington Post
Jeff Crook is a former technical writer for the U.S. Postal Service and the author of several fantasybooks. His first mystery sets a high standard that readers can only hope he matches consistently from now on. ___. Online: http://jeffcrook.blogspot ...

Famous Five still UK's favourite children's books
The Guardian
Four out of five of the adults surveyed said they read, or would read, their favouritebooks to their own children, and 26% said their oldest children's book had passed down through two generations of their family. The survey was carried out to launch ...

The Guardian

Books: "The Age Of Miracles" Is A Semi-Spellbinding Debut
Huffington Post (blog)
Books: "The Age Of Miracles" Is A Semi-Spellbinding Debut - The Huffington Post. ... But The Age Of Miracles is literary fiction geared towards a mainstream audience. And ultimately the backdrop is... Why would that be obvious to anyone other than ...

Ebooks and Infographics Now HealthCompare's New Weapons of Choice in ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Ebooks and Infographics Now HealthCompare's New Weapons of Choice in Their Goal To Educate American Health Insurance Consumers ... The books will range in topics from college survival to new parent financial survival. HealthCompare has seen the ...

San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Charming book explores Kenya's running culture
Buffalo News
Some of those neighbors become the author's running partners. Finn eventually puts... “Running with the Kenyans” is the easy way of taking that trip in a sense, a bookthat goes past like the countryside does on a long run on a pleasant day. Budd ...

Buffalo News

What's new in books this week
Miami author Heather Graham is offering readers the chance to win a trip to New Orleans for the 2012 Writers for New Orleans conference. Readers can email ... 14-16, is intended to aid the literaryscene post-Hurricane Katrina. Graham's new ... Silva ...

Freakonomics » Bring Your Questions for Alex Stone, Author of ...
By Steven D. Levitt
And about once a year, I actually start reading one of these books and like it so much I can't put it down. That book is ... The book tells the saga of the author, whose pursuit of a Ph.D. in Physics gets derailed by his obsession with magic. Alex is ...

Kobo eBooks for Android receives update: revamped UI and extra ...
By Ankit Banerjee
There is not shortage of good eReader apps on the Google Play Store, and Kobo eBooks has been one of the more popular ones. Kobo boasts an extensive collection of free and affordable books, while also making reading fun with “Reading ...
Android Authority

Local haterade: Authors say locavores do more harm than good | Grist
By Claire Thompson
In their new book, The Locavore's Dilemma: In Praise of the 10000-Mile Diet, the husband-and-wife team (a University of Toronto geography professor and an economist) argue that the excitement over this movement is misguided to the point ...

The Millions : Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2012 Book ...
By Editor
But the remainder of this year (and the hazy beginning of next year) is shaping up to be a jackpot of literary riches. In just a few short months, we'll be seeing new titles from some of the most beloved and critically lauded authors working today, ...
The Millions
Whirlwind Book Consultancy opens – first digital-specialized service ...
By Paul Biba
Whirlwind Book Consultancy is a book developer, corporate publisher, and. ... TeleRead - News and views on ebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics. HOME ... We provide all the support you need to produce high-quality print books and e-books, allowing you to maintain full control over your projects. ... We are the only specialized book consultancy in the region that can offer a comprehensive e-book program in addition to our paper-based publishing products and services.
TeleRead: News and views on e-books,...

Weasel Zippers » Blog Archive » Award-Winning Algerian Author ...
Award-Winning Algerian Author Denied Cash Prize For French Literary Award After Arab Sponsors Find He Visited Israel… Jooooo cooties! ... Sansal was nominated for the prize for his book “Rue Darwin” (Darwin Street). However, after being ...
Weasel Zippers

Facebook Email Mess: Address Books Altered; Email Lost
By The Huffington Post News Editors
Facebook's new unified e-mail and its implementation is causing unwanted changes to users' address books; worse, the changes have gone unnoticed by users and vital communication is being lost.
The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

In which I share 10 books that changed my faith | Sarah Bessey
By Sarah Bessey
These books messed with me, man. The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt-Out by Brennan Manning. If I could tell anyone to read one book about the Christian faith, this would be it. Hands down. Brennan ...
NEW POST: Sarah Bessey

The Half-Year Mark: Best Books of 2012 (so far) | The Book Smugglers
By Ana
Without further ado, we present you with: our Best Books Read, Reviewed and Published in 2012 (so far); our Best Books Read & Reviewed in 2012 (regardless of publication year); and, our Honorable Mentions. That is, it is time for our Best of ...
The Book Smugglers

Kelly Bensimon Wears Fringed Swimsuit To Book Launch (PHOTOS)
Now that the book's finally here, the author seems to be trying to display the whole "hot" theme, which would make her outfit at the launch pretty appropriate.

Don't Publish That Book! - Forbes
A modicum of self-restraint would help new authors develop a career, rather than scratch a ... I'm a geek & author covering self-publishing & crowdfunding ... If there's a common flaw in self-publishing, it's that too many books are published too soon. .... Amazon's Greed May Prove Its Undoing In E-Book Price War 8367 views ...

Book printed with disappearing ink eventually goes blank ...
We hope you read fast, because this book completely goes blank two ... You have to ask ...

ULER Books (14 books)
List of books written by authors of Unión Latinoamericana de Escritoras del Romance. Los libros escritos por autores de la Unión Latinoamericana de Escritoras ...
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