Elizabeth Strout Interview

Elizabeth Strout: By the Book
New York Times
I do reread, kind of obsessively, partly for the surprise of how the same book reads at a different point in life, and partly to have the sense of returning to an old friend. I go through phases. For a while I was rereading the Russians quite a bit ...

Jillian Michaels dishes on her new book, guilty food pleasures
Fox News
Still, fans and contestants on “The Biggest Loser” know not to mess with Michaels when it comes to weight loss. The workout queen is known for her no-nonsense attitude and intense exercise regimes. Recently, she spoke with FOX411 about her new book, ...

Book News: Acing Nabokov, Reel Love
New Yorker (blog)
The Argentinian illustrator Isol has won this year's Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the biggest prize in children's literature. Edward Jay Epstein recalls how watching the movie instead of reading the book got him an “A” in Vladimir Nabokov's class at ...

New Yorker (blog)

New Book Shares Insights from Steve Jobs' First Boss
That bond inspired Bushnell to write a book about the unorthodox thinking that fosters the kinds of breakthroughs that became Jobs' hallmark as the co-founder and CEO of Apple Inc. Apple built its first personal computers with some of the parts from ...

Digital library loans get government backing
The Guardian
A panel including the author Joanna Trollope, the agent Caroline Michel of PFD and publisher Stephen Page of Faber & Faber published their recommendations on Wednesday following submissions from across the book trade, finding that digitalbooks should ...

The Guardian

Alderman's "Book Of Times" A Piece of Toilet Reading Heaven
We all ponder questions like these from time to time, and in her new book Alderman, the former New York Times columnist and past Real Simple deputy editor, catalogues queries like these and many more. “I've always been a bit obsessed with time,” she ...

Shot Pakistani Teen Malala Yousafzai Writing Book
Little, Brown will publish it in the United States. A Taliban gunman shot Malala on Oct. 9, while she was on her way home from school in northwestern Pakistan. The militant group said it targeted her because she promoted “Western thinking” and ...


New TED Book turns critical eye on Keystone XL | TED Blog
By Jim Daly
Steve Mufson, author of the new TED Book Keystone XL: Down the Line and a reporter at The Washington Post, has journeyed along the entire length of the proposed pipeline. He suggests that its real story is twofold: about the American ...
TED Blog

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