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Books about Haiti
San Francisco Chronicle
For veteran Haiti fanatics, perhaps the most striking detail in Amy Wilentz's sad and knowledgeable new book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo," is the change in her understanding of Jean-Bertrand Aristide. In her 1989 book "The Rainy Season," she celebrated an ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Upcoming book gives look at early Apple designs
Apple fanatics may find themselves foaming at the mouth over some retro conceptual Mac computer photos featured in Hartmut Esslinger's upcoming book "Design Forward: Creative Strategies for Sustainable Change." The book explores Esslinger's journey ...

Book Buzz: Beautiful jackets, Margaret Atwood's online publishing
Check out these 10 books USA TODAY's critics loved in 2012. There's something for everyone - from a vintage George Pelecanos' crime novel to a biography of Joseph P. Kennedy. Beautiful books: Go ahead, judge a book by its cover! Flip through The New ...

New book on salsa
San Francisco Chronicle
The little book became a big deal, going on to sell more than 27,000 copies. A decade later, an anniversary edition ... As with the first book, proceeds benefit English as a second language classes at the Anderson Valley Adult School. A DVD documentary ...

San Francisco Chronicle

The Little House books as feminist classics
The Guardian
Which is why we need these books now. In an era when the individual is dishonoured for failings in beauty, health, wealth and technological know-how, Wilder's worldview (reinforced by Garth Williams's memorable illustrations from the 1950s) seems ...

The Guardian

Book News: The Whole Nine Yards, the Power of “Pride and Prejudice”
New Yorker (blog)
On the two-hundredth anniversary of “Pride and Prejudice,” Paula Marantz Cohen reflects on why the book remains wildly popular. Dennis Lehane, the author of “Mystic River,” “Gone Baby Gone,” has lost his pet Beagle, Tessa. He's offering to name a ...

New Yorker (blog)

Where Ethnicity Was Fluid
New York Times
Their book is billed as a definitive study of 1,543 officers who committed “career ending misconduct” from 1975 to 1996. They conclude, as Professor Candace McCoy of John Jay College of Criminal Justice explains in the preface, that misconduct has both ...

Biblioracle: Blurb this, blurb that
Chicago Tribune
... full-sized author photo. If a famous name shows up in the blurb list, this is seen as a good sign that the book stands at least some chance of getting media attention, which may reach the eyes and ears of people who buy books. ... Because blurbs ...

Chicago Tribune

Sorry folks, book publishers don't know Apple's plans | TUAW - The ...
By Michael Grothaus
Since Apple never releases betas of their desktop apps, authors like me begin writing the books on the (hopefully) upcoming software so we can have the book as completed as possible when the new version does actually come out. ... This way benefits readers and stockholders alike as the readers are sure to get a completed, technically accurate, knowledgable book since the publisher and authorcan spend more time writing the new bits instead of rushing to get the whole book out ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

The Joy of Books - GalleyCat
By Jason Boog
American Library Association is looking for a Acquisitions Editor. next job Quayside Publishing Group is looking for a Acquiring Editor. next job Random House U.S.A is looking for a eBookAssistant Production Manager - Digital Operations.

Apple Ordered to Pay Chinese Writers in eBook Settlement - Mac ...
By Husain Sumra
A Beijing court ordered Apple Inc. to pay 1.03 million yuan, or about $165,000, to a group of local writers who said the U.S. gadget maker sold unlicensed copies of their books online, according to state media. The state-run Xinhua news ...
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors...

Richard Burton's Diaries: Book Review - The Hollywood Reporter
By MG Lord
Richard Burton's Diaries: Book Review. 5:00 AM PST ... [243] Although he only logged a few months at Oxford University, he is a passionate autodidact—commenting on books by Proust, Baudelaire, Waugh and Hesse in his journals. He warns his daughter, Kate ... M.G. Lord is the author of The Accidental Feminist: How Elizabeth Taylor Raised Our Consciousness and We Were Too Distracted by Her Beauty to Notice, forthcoming from Walker/Bloomsbury USA. She teaches in the ...
Hollywood Reporter - All Reviews

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