Farewell, Dorothy Parker, Literary Idol

Literary Idol Comes To Life in 'Farewell, Dorothy Parker'
Author Ellen Meister tells NPR's Rachel Martin that she first encountered Parker's work as a teenager. "I was from the generation, we probably thought that we invented sex, and we invented sarcasm, and we invented snark and disrespect," she says. "So ...

Books: New and noteworthy
We scope out the hottest books on sale the week of Feb. 24. 1. Calculated in ... 1 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list in 2011. 2. Benediction by Kent ... The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult (Emily Bestler Books/Atria, fiction, on sale Feb. 26). What it ...

'Facing the Wave': devastation and heartbreak in the tsunami's aftermath
The Seattle Times
Cooling seawater used to delay meltdown released pollution now “considered the worst maritime contamination disaster in recorded history,” Gretel Ehrlich writes in her heartbreaking new book, “Facing the Wave.” By June, when she made the ... Ehrlich ...

Don't Miss These Favorite Small Business Books From 2012
Small Business Trends
With the 2013 Small Business Book Awards underway, I could not help but reminisce about my favorite small business books. I thought about the ones that made an impact on my way of thinking moving forward. I felt these books also impacted how small ...

Small Business Trends

The write path
The Hindu
The book, which is to be released next month, is a teenage fiction that traces Alisha's life, her journey through school, the friendships she creates, and so on. “I plan on writing this as a ... Lawyer-turned-author Kirti's book aims at enabling people ...

The Hindu

Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw – review
The Guardian
The book teems with advice, slogans, formulas for success. Chapters have headings such as "Choose the Right Moment to Launch Yourself" or the more Confucian "A Strong Fighting Spirit Swallows Mountains and Rivers". Phoebe reads self-help bookswith ...

The Guardian

THE BOOK SHELF: A Les Miz Coffee Table Book and Benedict Nightingale's ...
This month's column looks at the deluxe, over-stuffed new coffee table book about Les Misérables, plus a survey of world drama entitled "Great Moments in the Theatre," both emanating from veteran London theatre critic Benedict Nightingale. *. Les ...


'Coolidge': new biography of a parsimonious president
The Seattle Times
Books E-mail. The latest book reviews, author interviews, and local literary events. Sent weekly. (Sample) · All newsletters Privacy statement · Help recruiters find you! Post your resume on NWjobs.com today. Advertising ...

Baseball: Pizza book a bizarre page-turner
Salisbury Post
While some former athletes take an approach to writing in tomes that can be revealing, even therapeutic, others, such as Piazza in his new book, "Long Shot," aren't quite as forthcoming. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). There's always a danger when a ...

Ask Engadget: best / most 'open' e-book store?
By Daniel Cooper
If you're looking to ask one of your own, drop us a line at ask [at] engadget [dawt] com. "During a recent move, I dumped a dozen boxes of books at goodwill, and have decided to give e-books a try. But what's the most "open" way to buy them?
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Wonkette Book Club Update: We've Scored A Livechat With Author ...
By Doktor Zoom
Just a quick reminder, Wonkeratti, that you have a bit over a week to get ahold of and read our BookClub's first selection, Andy Carvin's Distant Witness: Social Media, the Arab Spring and a Journalism Revolution. Carvin became something. ... February 23, 2013. WONKETTE WORLD O' BOOKS 7:01 pm February 23, 2013 ... Not sure if you'll have time to receive a dead-trees version, but the e-book is available for virtually any screen you already read Your Wonkette on. You want more ...

Convicted bomber publishes book from prison | timesfreepress.com
The book — titled “Between the Lines of Drift: The Memoirs of a Militant” — is hardly a best-seller: It ranked No. 24,040 in sales on Friday at a website that allows authors to publish their own works. But the government said it will still try to seize ...
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