Sheryl Sandberg “A Powerpoint Pied Piper in Prada ankle books?”

Lean In, Read On: 21 Perspectives on Sheryl Sandberg's Book
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Maureen Dowd, also writing in the Times, derides the Facebook Inc. chief operating officer as a “Powerpoint Pied Piper in Prada ankle books.” Referring to Dowd, Kantor and several others, The New Yorker suggests perhaps reading the book before ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Random House accused of 'predatory' contracts for new ebook imprint
The Guardian
This would be enough for the association to disqualify Hydra authors from SFWA membership, the statement continues, but it is the "outrageous" attempt "to shift to theauthor costs customarily borne by the publisher" which gives cause to the ...

The Guardian

The Book of My Lives by Aleksandar Hemon – review
The Guardian
Aleksandar Hemon's new book is being billed as his third continuous prose narrative, a non-fiction successor to the novels Nowhere Man and The Lazarus Project, but it has far more in common with Love and Obstacles, a collection of autobiographical ...

The Guardian

Book Review Podcast: Matrimony in the Movies -
Listen to previous podcasts from the Book Review. This week in The New York Times Book Review, Judith Newman reviews “I Do and I Don't,” Jeanine Basinger's new book about the history of marriage in the movies. Ms. Newman writes: ...

More forthcoming books : SCOTUSblog
By Ronald Collins
Finally, this year two Supreme Court correspondents will publish new books: the National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle (see below) and TheWall Street Journal's Jess Bravin (The Terror Courts: Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay, Yale University ... In this book, Paul M. Collins, Jr., and Lori A. Ringhand present a contrarian view that uses both empirical data and stories culled from more than seventy years of transcripts to demonstrate that the hearings are a democratic forum for the ...

Friday Book Design Blog: Penguin Lines - Blogs - The Independent
By Jonathan Gibbs
The twelve Penguin Lines are an interesting example of the book-as-object, showing how books can be designed and marketed to combat the ebook - in fact, in their uncanny resemblance to the iPod Classic, they show you can being utterly ... these guys are set free from their orange oval cage, colour-coded to match the line livery, and are large enough that the peculiar expression on the penguin's face seems to be very much directed at the author and the book title just to their right.

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