Penguin Books - Random House merger creates giant

Penguin Books, Random House merger creates giant
Two of the largest book publishers -- Penguin, home to Patricia Cornwell and Nora Roberts, and Random House, which publishes E.L. James and and George R.R. Martin -- are planning to merge into the world's largest publisher in a deal announced Monday ...

Pippa Middleton's book is here but Pippa is not
2012 - Pippa Middleton's long-awaited party-planning book is here; alas, Pippa herself is not. The younger sister of a future queen got a six-figure payday to write Celebrate: A Year of Festivities for Families and Friends, a 400-page, lavishly ...

Oliver Stone's new book rips President Obama
The 618-page book, slated for release Tuesday - a week before Election Day - from Gallery Books, slams Republicans and Democrats alike, and the authors' assessment of Obama's presidency is tinged with disappointment. Continue Reading ...


Book buzz: Publishers merge, spooky Halloween reads
Halloween: Who knows all things spooky and scary if not Goosebumps author R.L. Stine? Read about a Sunday in the life of the author in The New York Times. For another spooky throwback, listen to three audio books of the kids' horror series Scary ...

Book Review: Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal (blog)
The emphasis on Mr. Churchill's Secretary is certainly more on the fiction part and less on the history, which makes it a fun ride (even though I like my books to be historically accurate). When reading this book keep that in mind--it is not ... choice ... (blog)

'Kite Runner' author Khaled Hosseini to publish a new book
Entertainment Weekly (blog)
Khaled Hosseini, the best-selling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, willpublish a new novel on May 21, 2013. And the Mountains Roared (Riverhead) will be Hosseini's first new book in six years. He said in a statement, “I am ...

Review: 'Room' author imagines snippets of history
Huffington Post
"Astray" is obviously not a book Irish-Canadian author Emma Donoghue wrote to build on the audience she gained from that chilling piece of 2010 fiction about a captive 5-year-old and his mom. But it is a book that shows her confidence as a writer ...

Book Review: Eighty Days Blue by Vina Jackson (blog)
Although this book wasn't quite as enjoyable as the first in the series, it was still very good. ... Overall, if you're looking for a new erotic romance series to get your teeth into, you should check out the Eighty Days books--but make sure you read ... (blog)

Book Review: Sustainable Wellness: An Integrative Approach to Transform Your ... (blog)
A new book packed full of suggestions for improving your mind, body, and spirit called Sustainable Wellness: An Integrative Approach to Transform Your Mind, Body and Spirit (New Page Books, 2012) by Matt Mumber, MD and Heather Reed. Each chapter of ... (blog)

Is This the Very First Book Bought by an Amazon Customer?
By Josh Ong
Well, profitable or not, the company revolutionized the way we buy stuff and read books along its way to becoming the world's largest online retailer. How's that for a fluid concept? I don't know about you, but the fact that one of Hofstadter's ...
The Next Web

Moglue Lets Authors Create And Publish Interactive Ebooks On iOS ...
By Serkan Toto
New York- and Seoul-based Moglue (last year's TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing finalist) has rolled out a few changes to make it easier to create and publish i.. ... For example, selling an ebook created and distributed via the Moglue platform in the App Store costs US$199 for one title or US$999 for an unlimited amount of book apps for one year. (Note these prices will ... The books can be published to the Apple app store and Android,markets as a stand alone app, using MoglueBuilder.

Profiles In Cronyism: RNC "Ten For Ten" eBook Series - GOP
By John Horneman
The second part of our eBook series highlighting the ten things you should read about Obama in the last ten days of the 2012 campaign. Profiles In Cronyism looks at the payoffs, donor influence, and backroom deals in the Obama White ...

'The Kite Runner' Author, Khaled Hosseini Releases New Novel
By Lauren Tyler
The Kite Runner author, Khaled Hosseini, will be releasing his third novel, And the Mountains Echoed, on May 21. The novel from the pen of The Kite Runner author will be published by RiverheadBooks, which is part of their parent company, ...
The Inquisitr

Extreme Weather Investing Author Has a Tip on How to Trade the ...
By Patrick Clark
Larry Oxley was scheduled to appear this afternoon on Bloomberg Television to discuss his recent book, Extreme Weather and Financial Markets. As late as Friday, when The Observer spoke to theauthor, it seemed like perfect timing.

On Monday's NewsHour: Bill Ivey, Former NEA Chairman, Author of ...
On Monday's NewsHour: Bill Ivey, Former NEA Chairman, Author of ... and is the author of ...

Times Book Club Selections: 1997-2007 (26 books)
26 books based on 1 votes: Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem, A Regular Guy by Mona Simpson, Water, Carry Me by Thomas ... Goodreads: Book reviews, recommendations, and discussion ... by Mona Simpson (Goodreads Author) ...

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