Book Review Podcast: The Rolling Stones Turn 50

Book Review Podcast: The Rolling Stones Turn 50
New York Times (blog)
This week in The New York Times Book Review, the editors select their 100 NotableBooks of 2012. The special holiday issue also features Pat Irwin's review of two newbooks about the Rolling Stones, a biography of Mick Jagger by Philip Norman and “The...

New York Times (blog)

Old South Church in Copley Square considers selling first book published in ...
Boston.com
This Sunday, members of Old South Church, which owns two of 11 surviving first-edition copies, are scheduled to vote on a controversial proposal to let its trustees sell one of the books, along with a valuable collection of Colonial-era silver, to help ...

'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins will release a picture book
Christian Science Monitor
“The Hunger Games” author Suzanne Collins is following up the massive success of her young adult dystopian trilogy with a picture book. Skip to next paragraph. Recent posts. 11.30.12. Philip Roth's retirement from writing is mourned by a former student ...

Christian Science Monitor

NHL: 15 Essential NHL Books to Read During the Lockout
Bleacher Report
Here's a look at 15 essential NHL books that you can read during the lockout that will at least give you a small taste of the hockey that you have been craving since the lockout began Sept. 15. ... However, in this book by Richard J. Bendell you get ...

Bleacher Report

Amanda Knox's book — no smiles here
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Amanda Knox's story is a tough one: college student convicted of murder in a foreign country, sent to prison, then freed and acquitted by an appeals court. Then comes the returning-home part and trying to resume a normal life after you have become a ...

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Book buzz: Nick Hornby to adapt Cheryl Strayed's 'Wild'
USA TODAY
'Wild' movie: British author Nick Hornby has signed on to adapt Cheryl Strayed's memoir Wild (an Oprah's Book Club 2.0 pick), a project being co-produced by Reese Witherspoon, Deadline reports. The book recounts the 1,100-mile solo hike along the ...

Code used by RI founding father is finally cracked
San Francisco Chronicle
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The obscure book's margins are virtually filled with clusters of curious foreign characters — a mysterious shorthand used by 17th century religious dissident Roger Williams. For centuries the scribbles went ... The nearly 250...

San Francisco Chronicle

'Books, I Think, Are Dead': Joe Queenan Talks About 'One for the Books'
New York Times (blog)
In his latest, “One for the Books,” he recounts a lifetime of reading the classics, the trashy and everything in between. He also makes an impassioned case for the printedbook's superiority over its digital competitor. In a recent e-mail interview, Mr ...

New York Times (blog)

Book explores culture's route to 'Inventing the Christmas Tree'
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The book's many period illustrations include a 19th-century engraving of Martin Luther and his family sitting by a Christmas tree, proof of the power of images to make myth. Luther died in 1546; the first confirmed Christmas tree in his hometown ...

Limbaugh Caller Tells Rush: Glenn Beck's Book 'Broke' Woke Me ...
By Jonathon M. Seidl
If you were listening to Rush Limbaugh's radio show on Thursday, you might have noticed an advertisement of sorts for Glenn Beck's book "Broke." Not a paid advertisement, that is, but rather the best kind: an honest testimonial. That's because ...
TheBlaze.com - Stories

Lesser Classic Cocktails in a New Book - Alcademics.com
By Camper English
The new book Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition: A Compendium of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, and Occasionally Appalling Potations from Bygone Eras by Lesley M. M. Blume is a humorous, illustrated book that lists recipes for ...
Alcademics.com

Book Christmas Tree Building - GalleyCat
By Jason Boog
Email GalleyCat a photograph of your book tree this year and we'll add it to our annual gallery of literary trees. Building a tree of books is a simple but powerful way to show your support for printbooks and bookstores in this digital age. Our first ...
GalleyCat

FIL 2012 book festival in Guadalajara | Chicanísima: Latino politics ...
By Teresa Puente
The annual Guadalajara International Book Fair is the most important book festival in the Spanish-speaking world and the second largest book festival after Frankfurt. It began November 24 and ends December 2, 2012. Storified by Teresa ...
Chicanísima: Latino politics,...

Books - Flavorwire
The author has announced her first new book since 2010′s Mockingjay – and there's no chance it'll get compared to its predecessor. Year of the Jungle, due ...

Register to be a World Book Knight Giver in 2013 (25,000 Total ...
On April 23rd, 2013, World Book Night, an annual celebration designed to spread a love of reading and books, will take place in the U.S. and U.K. and they're ...

Catfish Director Makes Book Trailer for Stephanie LaCava Book ...
Bloomsbury Publishing Inc. is looking for a Publisher, Fairchild Books. next job ... next job ...

Sub-compact media: Rethinking the way we publish online - GigaOM
Many publishers seem to assume that the best way to publish their content online is to try and recreate the look and feel of the printed product they are trying to ...



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