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Books in the Sun
New York Times (blog)
One way I reassure myself is by looking at the niche market of art books, which appears to be alive and well. For example, the first L.A. Art Book Fair, which opens tomorrow at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, will feature hundreds of...

New York Times (blog)

Haiti Three Years After the Earthquake: New Books by Amy Wilentz and ...
Huffington Post
I found both books riveting, and felt that they complemented each other perfectly. Katz's bookexuded the innocent outrage of an eyewitness to the monumental calamities, natural and man-made (such as the importation of cholera to the island by the very ...

Jane Austen's 'Pride And Prejudice' At 200
Out of the slew of critical books that have been spawned by the book's bicentennial, one that particularly caught my eye is called The Real Jane Austen by Paula Byrne. Byrne has previously written about Austen and the theater; here, she takes a clever ...

Oprah's latest book pick: debut novelist Ayana Mathis
She was told that the book editor of O: The Oprah Magazine wanted to talk to her briefly about Mathis' debut novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, about a troubled black family between 1923 and 1980. Mathis, 39, says she was thrilled: "I thought a ...

Timeless Book May Require Some Timely Fact Checking
New York Times
Melville House confronted this situation with its decision to reissue in December a 1964 book by A. M. Rosenthal, “Thirty-Eight Witnesses: The Kitty Genovese Case.” The book was originally released just months after the murder in March 1964 of 28-year ...

Book Buzz: Jojo Moyes movie, Hillary Clinton memoir
USA TODAY's Deirdre Donahue talks to author Daniel Stashower about his new book The Hour of Peril, which describes how detective Allan Pinkerton and America's first female private eye saved Lincoln from assassination in 1861. Jojo Moyes movie: MGM has ...

Nearly a Decade, a Few Books and a War Later, Ben Hammersley Still Most ...
From the five books he's authored, to his time as a war correspondent and journalist, to a whole host of university, government and think-tank assignmnents, his resume runs long for a man who has yet to see four decades on this earth. So with all this ...


Book News: Salinger Biography, Kindle Ads
New Yorker (blog)
Simon & Schuster will publish an “oral biography” of J. D. Salinger, written and edited by David Shields and Shane Salerno, and based on interviews with over a hundred and fifty people who worked with, knew, or admired the notoriously reclusive author.

New Yorker (blog)

PLEASE: No More Insulting Classic Book Covers For Teen Girls
Huffington Post
As the author of the Jezebel post points out, "If Sylvia Plath hadn't already killed herself, she probably would've if she saw the new cover of her only novel The Bell Jar." I surmise that publishing houses are making these ugly, horrifying book covers ...
Press Publish 4: Trei Brundrett on how Vox Media has built a web ...
By Joshua Benton
Vox's VP for product and technology talks about the importance of community, the value of long features, and the role of sponsored content.
Nieman Journalism Lab

How To Self-Publish Your Audiobook Through Audible - GalleyCat
By Jason Boog
How To Self-Publish Your Audiobook Through Audible. ... Boutique Literary Agency is looking for a Intern. next job Harlequin is looking for a Managing Editorial Coordinator. next job Basic Books / The Perseus Books Group is looking for a Junior Designer. next job Junior Library Guild is looking for a Editorial Assistant. see all ... The Title Profile is basically an ad for your book on ACX, to get Producers—which includes narrators—excited about producing your book as an audiobook.

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