The best food books of the year 2012

The best food books of the year 2012
The Guardian (blog)
For the second year running, his latest book, 15-Minute Meals, is occupying the No 1 slot on Amazon's best-selling list. He and the other big names in food (Nigel Slater is a few spots down) are helping cookery books outsell every other genre. Of ...

The Guardian (blog)

Book Review wins tough La Brea
Gary and Mary West's homebred Book Review found California to her liking Dec. 26, when she got up over tough contender Reneesgotzip and 2011 2-year-old champion My Miss Aurelia in the final strides of the $300,000 La Brea Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

Barbara Freethy: Why we love connected books
USA TODAY (blog)
Barbara Freethy has sold nearly 3 million self-published e-books in the past two years. With an already respectable career writing for traditional publishers, she started self-pubbing her backlistbooks, which took off, hitting the No. 1 spot all over ...

Compromising Dolls and Pink Panthers
New York Times
And he has put on exhibitions called novels in which books don't figure at all. “A Kidwhore in Manhattan: A Novel,” a show he installed in Berlin in 2008, consisted of sofas ... The space is so crammed that visitors need to step cautiously, not just ...

New York Times

Movie books go between the covers with Hollywood's elite
Los Angeles Times
Are you a film buff who received a holiday gift certificate for books? Not to worry. Here's a post-Christmas guide to three books about legendary cinema stars, and a fourth about some of Hollywood's bit players. "Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies ...

Shake It Up! Vintage Cocktails Are Ripe For Revival
"[Death in the Afternoon] was supposedly a Hemingway invention which he named after his famous book about bullfighting. And in a recipe drafted by the famous author, he instructs readers to 'Pour one jigger of absinthe into a Champagne glass. Add iced ...


5 Startups Working to Improve the E-Book Reading Experience
The goal isn't to create an illegal peer-to-peer e-book sharing service -- in fact, Ownshelf's terms of service specifically tell users to only upload books from the public domain -- but rather to take a page from the way people traditionally discover ...

The Paper Book: Destined to Become an Aesthetic Curiosity
Huffington Post (blog)
The physical book will always remain in some respect, but more as an aesthetic curiosity, and a fine, curated remnant of a prior age. Just as fountain pens retain a romantic magnetism for what once was, so will paper books always produce that ...

NASA Unveils E-books on Hubble, Webb Space Telescopes
The e-book, "Webb Space Telescope: Science Guide," explains the technology behind the mission, which is slated to launch in 2018. "These new e-books from NASA will allow people to discover Hubble and Webb in a whole new way — both the science and ...

Cryptography Engineering Available as an eBook - Schneier on ...
By schneier
Finally, Cryptography Engineering is available as an ebook. Even better, it's ... (The discount won't show until you add the book to your cart.) Posted on ... No DRM? That takes all the challenge out of applying what you learn from this e-book.
Schneier on Security

Flavorpill's 30 Most Anticipated Books of 2013 – Flavorwire
By Emily Temple
We may be up to our ears in best of 2012 lists, but from we're standing, the year in books is just about over and done with. It had its moments, to be sure, and its share of big names and shiny new stars like, but now we've turned a weather eye ...

New health books series: The Harvard Medical School Guide ...
By Julie Silver, M.D.
Need a new book to read on the Kindle you received as a holiday present? I'd like to recommend one or more of the eight ... The topics reflect the interests of and feedback from the millions of people who interact annually with Harvard Health Publications via our newsletters, health reports, print books, blogs, and social media. The initial titles in the Harvard Medical ... I think this post will help the readers to decide which ebook the should read. Pleased to see the first book in the list is ...
Harvard Health Blog

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