Aaron Swartz and Motel Caswell: Book ends to prosecutorial reform?

Aaron Swartz and Motel Caswell: Book ends to prosecutorial reform?
Christian Science Monitor
The two cases are feeding a simmering groundswell among constitutional law professors and others about the inherent discretionary powers of federal prosecutors, especially in an era of books like attorney Harvey Silverglate's "Three Felonies a Day: How ...

Christian Science Monitor

Business book review: The Reckoning
Dallas Morning News
... to get better-paying jobs to offset their tax increases. They need to manage their budgets, and save and invest more, too. Moran uses facts, logic and common sense to drive home his points. Jim Pawlak reviews business books for The Dallas Morning News.

Novelist and publisher Dave Eggers on writing, politics, the state of the ...
The Guardian
McSweeney's as a publishing company is built on a business model that only works when we sell physical books. So we try to put a lot of effort into the design and production of the book-as-object. For Hologram, we worked with a great printer near ...

News about New England books and writers
Boston Globe
Three best-novel nominees pay tribute to Parker in a book nominated for best critical/biographical work. That book is “In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American Hero” (Smart Pop), edited by Otto Penzler.

Boston Globe

Minnesota Book Awards finalists named
Minneapolis Star Tribune
This year's short list for the Minnesota Book Awards is studded with the names of authors and books that have already won major prizes. The list of finalists, released Saturday night, includes novelist Louise Erdrich's "The Round House" and young-adult...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tell Us: Which Of These Picture Books Will Win The Caldecott?
NPR (blog)
On Monday morning, the 75th Caldecott Medal will go to the artist of "the most distinguished" American children's book of 2012. And while ... Here are some of the most talked about books, along with a peek at the artwork that helped them earn all that ...

NPR (blog)

Book examines history of Tampa cemeteries
South Tampa News and Tribune
The book is the latest in Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series. Arcadia publishes booksabout the nation's local and regional histories, and has thousands of books in its catalog. Among the company's other local titles: "Ybor City," "MacDill ...

'Alone on Ice' by David Roberts
Boston Globe
It was a complex affair, with two separate bases 1,500 miles apart, and multiple forays from each base conducted by different parties. There is a curious moment in the middle of the book when the author, who has been largely invisible thus far, steps ...

Boston Globe

Altadena Junction: Voluminous book collection heads to auction
Pasadena Sun
Even as a child, Art Ronnie loved two things fiercely: aviation and books. He would spend his odd-job money buying books about fliers and aircraft. When he was 14, he got a job washing planes for a flying school for 50 cents an hour (an extra dollar if ...

Debut author: Melissa Harrison
The Guardian
In her 20s, Harrison wrote to Jeanette Winterson for advice, as she already knew she wanted to be an author but had not decided what she wanted to say. Winterson told her to find "that burning bush, the thing you really need to communicate". It was a ...

The Guardian

Documentary throws the book at Google scanning project
CNET (blog)
PARK CITY, UTAH--The most arresting moment in "Google and the World Brain," Ben Lewis' thoughtful new documentary about the search giant's effort to scan all the world's books, takes place not in Mountain View or a courtroom but rather a monastery high ...

Book Review Podcast: Joe Queenan on a Lifetime of Reading
New York Times (blog)
This week in The New York Times Book Review, Ligaya Mishan reviews Joe Queenan's “One for the Books,” a memoir about life as a voracious reader. Ms. Mishan says that Mr. Queenan, a “famously dyspeptic humorist,” is in this book “mostly in celebratory ...

New York Times (blog)

Book details highs, lows of Francona's tenure
The 343-page book -- titled "Francona: The Red Sox Years" -- was written by Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy, with full access from co-author Francona, and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The book is full of nuggets that Sox fans -- and...


Turkish Science Agency's Book Selections Prompt Questions
Science Now
Through its popular science book program, TÜBİTAK translates a range of science books into Turkish and sells them to the public, both directly and through bookstores. It used to offer more than 450 titles, including more than a dozen books about ...

Disgruntled book buyers sue Lance Armstrong over doping lies
Los Angeles Times
Lance Armstrong is being sued over his repeated, vehement denials in two books that he did not use performance-enhancing drugs or blood doping to win his seven Tour de France titles. Rob Stutzman, an aide to former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, and ...

Book review: Investing made easy
CBS News
The first thing I like about Swedroe's book is that it's easy to read and is short at just 134 pages. There are no complicated graphs and charts, but there are several insightful sketches from Carl Richards, The New York Times blogger, illustrator and ...

Coral Gables author has the 411 on packing in new book
“Because of that, packing to me was no big deal,” she said, as she recounts a friend's comment that led her to self-publish her attractively presented How to Pack (With Style), a subject she will discuss Friday at Books & Books in the Gables. George ...

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