Two Books Coming From Steve Earle

Two Books Coming From Steve Earle
New York Times (blog)
Twelve, the literary imprint of Grand Central Publishing and the HachetteBook Group, said on Friday that it has acquired two books from Mr. Earle, the folk-rocker, activist and occasional actor, the first of which would be a memoir and the second a novel.

New York Times (blog)

Top commander concerned over books that could 'expose sensitive information'
CNN (blog)
Adm. William McRaven, commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, sent a blunt message late Thursday night to 63,000 special operations forces under his command, after the name of the anonymous author of an upcoming book on the Osama bin ...

Navy SEAL book prompts warning from top special-ops officer
Books containing details about military operations are to be submitted to military authorities to ensure that they do not reveal information that could jeopardize troops or missions, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said. The Navy has an office in New York ...


Brooklyn Book Festival 2012: Weeklong Literary Fest Is a Must-Go for Book Lovers
Huffington Post
For New Yorkers and others who have a special place in their heart (and on their shelves) for books, the Brooklyn Book Festival is the place to be and be seen, to network and hobnob. If you're a book buff, you might meet a favorite author. If you're a...

Fox News did nothing wrong in naming Navy SEAL who wrote bin Laden book
Baltimore Sun (blog)
But there is no legitimate journalistic controversy here -- at least, insofar as it involves Fox revealing that the former Navy SEAL who wrote the book "No Easy Day" under the pseudonym Mark Owen is 36-year-old Matt Bissonnette. Despite the publisher ...

Book series inspires 'Grey' market
Rocky Mount Telegram
The former touts black stilettos and high, Anastasia Steele-worthy boots called “Fifty Fifty,” named not for the blockbuster bondage books but because they're equal parts leather and stretch. “Stuart has always known that people just think shoes.

50 shades of erotica for fall books
Huffington Post
"Political books don't usually have much effect in the short term. They seep into the culture and can affect things in ways that are hard to perceive," says Silver, whosebook on predictions, "The Signal and the Noise," comes out in September ...

Sharing LGBT books a passion for teen
San Francisco Chronicle
Books must uphold a rigorous set of criteria to make it into a Make It Safe book box. In addition to being accessible, accurate, realistic and age-appropriate depictions of LGBT life that are well written and give helpful advice, they have to be "kind ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Children's Books
Los Angeles Times
Books for tweens may get overshadowed by the enormous popularity of young-adult titles, but the category is still robust, as more bestselling authors of adult and teenbooks apply their talents to a younger audience. ... The Alberto Corral book reached No.

Times Staffers Recommend 'School Books' -
the impending academic year, I asked Times staffers to recommend books that are set in or around schools. Their answers coincide with the New York Times BookReview's special Back to School issue, which features books about education ...

Looking for kids' books? Avoid this Monsanto propaganda | Grist
By Rebekah Wilce
A book with cute illustrations introduces kids to the "neat topic" of biotechnology, but fails to mention hazards associated with GMOs, like increased pesticide use and possible liver and kidney da...
Grist – Book: Autism-vaccine debate blurs real issue
By Andy Henion-Michigan State
Book: Autism-vaccine debate blurs real issue. Pediatricians and health officials have created an all-or-nothing approach to vaccinations that gives the false impression that all inoculations are equally important, says author Mark Largent.

Steve Earle Lands Two Book Deal - GalleyCat
By Jason Boog
Globe Pequot Press is looking for a Acquisitions Editor. next job Rodale Inc. is looking for a Digital Books Assistant Producer. next job Greenleaf Book Group is looking for a Developmental Book Editor for Independent Publisher. see all ...

Washington Times
Julia Child's career really blossomed when, in 1963, she accepted an invitation to appear on a (formerly) staid book review program sponsored by Boston's public television station WGBH. She chose to demonstrate, warbley voice and all, how to make an ...

Washington Times

Book Review: Innocent War (Behind an Immigrant's Past Series, Book 1) by ... (blog)
Susan Violante's Innocent War is a surprising look at World War II from the perspective of a young Italian boy growing up in Libya and Sicily, a boy who happens to be the author's father. Violante has written this novel based on recordings made by her ... (blog)

BOOK REVIEW: 'They Eat Puppies, Don't They?'
Washington Times
6, 2012, but Mr. Buckley's president — referred to throughout the book simply as The Big Guy — is faced with a potential global crisis of, well, global dimensions. Readers familiar with any of Mr. Buckley's 13 previous novels, such as “Thank You for ...

Washington Times

Book Review: Brenner And God by Wolf Haas (blog)
If you haven't heard of the insanely talented and clever Wolf Haas, it's probably because you speak English and live in America. One of the best-selling crime fiction authors in Germany and other German speaking countries, as well as Europe, he is best ... (blog)

Book Review: The Road by Cormac McCarthy (blog)
The Road is a tale of a father and his son, set in a post-apocalyptic world (“barren, silent, godless”). The weather is harsh, and humans and other living forms have become rare. Both are on the road, moving towards south where they are hoping to have ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Goodbye, Twentieth Century'
Washington Times
BOOK REVIEW: 'Goodbye, Twentieth Century'. Comment(s); Size: + / -; Print. By Martin Rubin - Special to The Washington ... Library of Wales/IPG Books, $12.95, 578 pages, illustrated. He's not much known in this country, but across the Atlantic, Dannie...

Washington Times

Book review: Peter Heller's 'Dog Stars'
Salt Lake Tribune
What is it to be home? For Hig, the narrator of Peter Heller's Dog Stars, pressing on in a postapocalyptic world is a way of trying to answer that question. He pilots a plane, patrolling a tenuous stronghold he shares with Bangley, who, by virtue of ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'An Unmarked Grave'
Washington Times
The book opens with the discovery of a 350-pound mutilated body of a man hanging from an oak tree, so you know what to expect in the pages to come. The task of getting the corpse down is a nightmare, with the book's only flicker of dark humor coming ...

Washington Times

Book Review: Live Better Longer: Your Guide to a Healthier Life by Hugh Wilson ... (blog)
While there is no escaping the fact that, if we are lucky, we will get older, there are certainly ways of getting older more gracefully. The information on how to achieve this abounds, and approaches to this issue vary greatly. Live Better Longer by ... (blog)

Book Review: Not Just a Princess (A Mia Book) by Mary Lee (blog)
The cute little girl in princess-y costume with a pirate hat in Not Just a Princess! has got me hooked! My boy is into pirates every now and then, so lately so I thought I should give this book a try and see how it turns out. After all, I do have my ... (blog)

S. Krishna's Books: Book Review: The Baker Street Letters - Michael ...
By Swapna
Title: The Baker Street Letters Author: Michael Robertson ISBN: 9780312650643. Pages: 288. Release Date: February 1, 2011. Publisher: Minotaur Books Genre: Mystery Source: Personal Copy Rating: 3 out of 5. Summary: Reggie Heath has ...
S. Krishna's Books

Book review: 'The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty ' by Dan Ariely ...
In his previous book, “Predictably Irrational,” Ariely exposed our false assumptions about the rationality of markets and individuals with plenty of surprising and humorous examples. Our irrationality may be very predictable, but our ability to ...
Association for Psychological Science

Book Review: 1222 by Anne Holt | The Book Smugglers
Book Review: Kat, Incorrigible by Stephanie Burgis · 1222 Book Review: ... Book Review: Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz · Soho Teen Smugglerific ...

Jaycee Dugard's Bestseller by the Numbers
ABC News (blog)
175,000. Copies of the book sold on the day of publication. 33. Number of weeks spent on the New York Times bestseller list. 1.6 million. The number of copies — including hardcover, trade paperback and ebook editions — presently in circulation.

ABC News (blog)

"Gone Girl" holds on to top of US bestseller list
NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Gone Girl" kept its position at the top spot of Publishers Weekly'sbestseller list on Thursday. The list is compiled using data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

Randall Wallace Adapting Bestseller Heaven is for Real
Randall Wallace Adapting Bestseller Heaven is for Real. Source: Variety. August 23, 2012. Secretariat helmer Randall Wallace will develop an adaptation of Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent's "Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to ...

'Teen Mom' Farrah Abraham makes the New York Times best seller list
“Teen Mom” Farrah Abraham has achieved what many authors never can, a spot on the New York Times best seller list. The MTV star's book “My Teenage Dream Ended” is ranked at number eleven, Teen Mom News reported on August 23. “Thank you fans ...

What does one wear to an EL James reading?
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
It's also a best-seller in Australia and Great Britain, and it might be the first pornography to be sold openly at family-friendly places like Target and given by daughters as a Mothers' Day gift. (It's important to note, however, that on James ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

'My Teenage Dream Ended:' Farrah Abraham Lands On New York Times ...
Books & Review
Abraham tweeted Thursday, "Thank you Fans & Supporters #NEW YORK TIMESBEST SELLER!" She includes a picture of her book debuting on New York Times E-Book Best Sellers list at #11. In "My Teenage Dream Ended," the former MTV "16 & Pregnant" ...

Books & Review

Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards on ITV 3 2012 Shortlists Announced
The awards include the CWA Gold Dagger for the Best Crime Novel of the Year, the CWA Steel Dagger for the Best Thriller of the Year, and the CWA New Blood dagger for the Best New Crime Writer of the Year, alongside the Specsavers Bestseller Dagger ...

How to Launch a Bestselling Book | Michael Hyatt
By Michael Hyatt
Aspiring authors often ask what they can do to hit the bestseller list. Here are the seven actions I took to get my book on all three major lists.
Michael Hyatt's Blog

Digital Book World Launches Aggregated eBook Bestseller List ...
Digital Book World has launched a weekly set of ebook bestseller lists that aggregates the previous full week's sales ranking data from Amazon, Nook, Google, ...

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