"Let's Make A Book of This" (video)

  Video : The New Yorker: "LET'S MAKE A BOOK OF THIS This past fall, Yolanda Cuomo, a New York-based artist & graphic designer, learned that she had to vacate her Chelsea studio of twenty-five years. The video above offers a glimpse of her unique book-making process during the last days in her studio."

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Apple Has State and Private Suits in Wings

Apple Awaits E-Book Decision With State, Private Suits in Wings
Horace Dediu, an Apple analyst with Asymco in Helsinki, estimated that Apple sold 217 million e-books in 2012. Apple took in $329 million in e-book revenue last year, he estimated, assuming it sold most of the books using the agency model that gives it ...

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Rules for Writing Fiction

Eight Rules for Writing Fiction : The New Yorker: " . . . Create three-dimensional characters. Say you’re writing about a hard-charging banker who’s having an extramarital affair. This is a good start, but to avoid turning him into a cliché, you need to fill him out in three dimensions. In every paragraph, tell the reader exactly how high, wide, and long he is. For instance: “Benjamin Waller, a hard-charging banker who stood six feet one, with a size-thirty-two waist and a chest girth of forty inches, was having an extramarital affair.” Also mention that he drives a flashy sports car. . . ." (read more at link above)

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The Books of Summer (video)

The Sweet Spot: The Books of Summer: "In this week’s video, A. O. Scott, David Carr and others discuss what they will be reading this summer. Have you heard about that book on cheese?" (video above)

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'1984' book sales surge on NSA spy scandal

'1984' book sales surge on NSA spy scandal
Christian Science Monitor
'1984' book sales surge on NSA spy scandal ... "We find that people almost never lose their mobile phone," said Jeff Cole, author of the study and director of the center. "They can drop it in the gutter, have it stolen but leave it on the table at a ...

Book Review 'You Are One of Them' by Elliott Holt
... that it's almost a shock when an author takes herself out of a story. Fun though these tweaks might be, it can be just as surprising and enjoyable to read a book in which the author asserts herself by letting the book speak for her, by removing ...

Book sheds new light on Gillard leadership coup
The Australian
Now a new book, Downfall - How the Labor Party Ripped Itself Apart, by journalist Aaron Patrick, has shed further light on events during the week of the 2010 challenge. Then-minister Simon Crean was told the day before, on June 22, by an unnamed senior ...

Book Buzz: 'The Devil Returns' heats up the best-seller list
Erotica is sizzling hot again, but this time it's Sylvia Day reigning over USA TODAY's Best-SellingBooks list. With her newest Crossfire novel, Entwined With You, Day hits ... LGBTQ Tour: AuthorDavid Levithan has put together a group of authors for a ...

Author Iain Banks dies, aged 59
The announcement of his illness was laced with typical dark humour, with the author stating he was “officially Very Poorly” and that he had asked Adele to do him the honour of “becoming my widow”. In a post on the website Banksophilia: Friends of Iain ...

Author furious over zombie adaptation
The West Australian
The firestorm of negativity that threatened to immolate Brad Pitt's film adaptation of World War Z has been fuelled by the book's author Max Brooks, who has been unusually vocal in the lead-up to the film's release. Normally contractual arrangements ...

Book review: Inferno by Dan Brown
Some years ago, I was on a book reviewing panel when someone in the audience asked what we, the panelists, thought of “The Bridges of Madison County”, which was then a fixture on bestseller lists. We hemmed and hawed, tried to talk around the question ...

Book: As Paixões de Pessoa – By George Monteiro – Review by Carolina Matos
The author of many articles and books, Monteiro is a prominent American literature scholar, recognized for his work in the field of Portuguese and Brazilian letters, with a focus on border crossing inter-textualities concerning Anglo-American and ...

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Apple has 20 percent of the US ebook market

Apple: We have 20 percent of the U.S. ebook market — paidContent: "Apple now holds about 20 percent of the U.S. ebook market, director Keith Moerer testified in court on Tuesday. Moerer also said that the iBookstore’s sales grew by 100 percent in 2012."

Author Tan Twan Eng wins Scott prize for historical fiction
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Malaysian author Tan Twan Eng has won the Walter Scott Prize, which honors historical fiction writers, for his post-World War Two novel, "The Garden of Evening Mists." Tan, who was born in Penang, Malaysia, and lives in South ...

Books that changed me: Garth Nix
The Age
Where else would you find an entry on Gemmagog, a giant who designed shoes with turned-up toes fastened at the knee? Garth Nix has worked in many jobs in the book industry. More than 5 million copies of his books have been sold in about 40 languages.

Author Dan Brown draws fans at book signing
EXETER — Surely one of author Dan Brown's biggest local fans has to be Russ Ilg of Townsend, Mass. Ilg was first in line Friday evening with his son and grandson, a pile of books and publicity photos carefully tucked into a folder, at Water Street ...

Judge book by cover as Cecelia gets makeover
Irish Independent
"So the challenge for us was to meet the commercial imperatives, where we have someone who sells hundreds of thousands of books for us every year, but with a package and a cover that reflected this sense of meaning that her readers take from her novels.".

Books: Gripping Queen Of The Air A Real-Life Water For Elephants
Huffington Post
Author Dean N. Jensen took literally decades to tell this story right; everyone he initially interviewed is dead now. It was worth the wait. The result is one of the ... Michael Giltz is the founder and CEO of BookFilter, a book lover's best friend. It ...

Book News: CIA Nominee Catches Grief Over Bookstore Erotica Readings
The Glass Castle author Jeannette Walls speaks to The New York Times about why she doesn't read escapist literature: "Reality is just so interesting, why would you want to escape it?" Colum McCann tells the Los Angeles Review of Books about writing his ...

Author Goes Into Hiding After Death Threats From Egyptian Islamists
Wall Street Journal (blog)
A prominent Egyptian-German author has gone into hiding after Islamist hardliners in Egypt called for his death, accusing the writer of insulting Islam. The threats against Hamed Abdel-Samad came after he told a conference in Cairo earlier this month ...

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Three Beards - Don Hall

Three Beards : The New Yorker: " . . . . When I turned eighty and rubbed testosterone onto my chest, my beard roared like a lion and lengthened four inches. The hair on my head grew longer and more jumbled, and with Linda’s encouragement I never restrained its fury. Linda wheelchaired me through airports as my eighties prolonged, and more than ever I enjoyed being grubby and noticeable. As I decline more swiftly toward the grave I have made certain that everyone knows—my children know, Linda knows, my undertaker knows—that no posthumous razor may scrape my blue face. Donald Hall published his final book of poems, “The Back Chamber,” in 2011. A book of his essays will be published in 2014. "

Books: New and noteworthy
The buzz: Best known for her Stephanie Plum mystery series, Evanovich has had nine books hit No. 1 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list. Goldberg is an author and TV writer (Monk). 2. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (William Morrow, ...

Book review 'TransAlantic' by Colum McCann
A ballet performer becomes a god in “Dancer.” In McCann's National Book Award-winning “Let the Great World Spin,” Philippe Petit tightrope walks between the two World Trade Center towers. Meanwhile, far down below, a cast of characters hovers in ...

Author events in Greater Boston
Raymond Sokolov (“Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food”) reads at 7 p.m. at HarvardBook Store. TUESDAY ... Larry Tye (“Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books . . . Laura ...

Nantucket Book Festival back for second year
“If there's any place books are alive and well — not just alive, but thriving — it's on Nantucket,” said Wendy Hudson, cofounder of the Nantucket Book Festival. Organizers hope this year's event June 21-23 will attract even more visitors than its ...

'Preserve books on Hyderabadi culture'
The Hindu
The idea of gathering books on Hyderabad, its history and culture, particularly the Asafjahi dynasty, is gaining ground. Many feel Hyderabad related books now gathering dust in different libraries both government and private should be protected and ...

New England Mobile Book Fair's ultimate suspense story
Boston Globe
Unlike Newtonville Books, now in Newton Centre, and Brookline Booksmith, in the heart of Coolidge Corner, the Mobile Book Fair can't count on foot traffic. Most customers need a vehicle to seek it out among the discount clothing stores, eye wear shops ...

Author Laura Moriarty visits Baltimore
Baltimore Sun
Moriarty's 2003 debut novel, "The Center of Everything," took 12 years to write and netted the fledgling author a book contract in the middle six figures. Her fourth novel, "The Chaperone," is based loosely on the life of silent-film star Louise Brooks ...

First book printed in U.S. to be displayed
"This is the most famous unknown book in the world, a great piece of American history, but not something most people know about," said David Redden, Sotheby's worldwide chairman of booksand manuscripts. "It's the first glimmer of Western civilization ...

Books Everyone Should Read [infographic] - Daily Infographic
By Micaela Lacy
Open those books that have been gathering dust on your shelves for months, or pull out your neglected Kindle that you were once so excited about, and start your summer reading! Today's infographic features a collection of classic books that ...
Daily Infographic

Book Review: A Wandering Warrior – by Harry E. Gilleland, Jr ...
By Susan Vio
As a fan of the medieval times and the feudal historical era, I truly enjoyed reading this book. I loved... As a Young Adult author myself, I also believe that this book should be categorized for Young Adult/Teen, instead of Historical Fiction. In all, I ... Charlie Doherty Chaz Lipp, Film Editors Barbara Barnett Josh Lasser Books Editors Bill Sherman Natalie Bennett, Culture and Society Editors Jon Sobel Victor Lana A. Jurek Gaming Editor Josh Lasser. Comments Editors Christopher Rose

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Erotic novels drive British book sales up in 2012

Death knell for books rung too early as sex sells
LONDON, May 1 (Reuters) - Erotic trilogy "Fifty Shades of Grey" helped drive print and e-book sales in Britain to record levels in 2012 with publishers hailing figures on Wednesday as proof that digitalbooks are not killing the traditional market ...

Physical Books Are Dead — Long Live Physical Books
We can thank digital for much of the gain, of course, with overall digital sales up a whopping 66%, split between e-book sales (up 134%) and digital fiction sales (up 149%). And yes, physical booksales were down, though with a mere 1% dip, only slightly.

Book Buzz: John Grisham to write sequel to 'A Time To Kill' - USA Today
In the book, Jake Brigance returns to the courtroom in a "dramatic showdown as Ford County again confronts its tortured history." A Time To Kill was on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list for 83 weeks and reached No. 2 in 1993. Tsarnaev brothers book: ...

Author Blume and director-son turn her 'Tiger Eyes' into feature film
It took a stroke of luck in the form of unexpected financing from a British supermarket giant, butauthor Judy Blume and her film director son, Larry Blume, have finally made a big-screen movie together. This weekend, Tiger Eyes, based on her 1981 book ...

'Martha Speaks' author sues WGBH for cut of donations
Boston Globe
Mark Wilson/Globe Staff/File 2008. “Martha Speaks” author Susan Meddaugh (left) with WGBH staff in 2008. Meddaugh wrote the first book, which follows the adventures of a lovable dog, in 1991. ...Author and illustrator Susan Meddaugh, whose books ...

Book Buzz: 'Little Prince' gets the star treatment
A.M. Homes has won the prestigious Women's Prize, Jen Lancaster channels Martha Stewart and more of today's book news. jlaw. Jennifer Lawrence attends 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Party during the ... Rabid zombies: As Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie ...

Book review: ' Transatlantic' by Colum McCann holds elation, sorrow
San Jose Mercury News
Colum McCann should need no introduction to readers of contemporary fiction; his 2009 novel "Let The Great World Spin" is one of the 21st century's most celebrated novels thus far — with a NationalBook Award and an IMPAC Dublin Literary Award among ...

Publishers gave Amazon "ultimatum" over e-book pricing: executive
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Publishers gave Amazon.com an "ultimatum" to let them set prices of e-books sold on its website after they reached deals in 2010 to sell through Apple Inc as well, a top executive at the retailer testified on Wednesday. Amazon ...

Book Talk: The tale of a time-travelling serial killer
A: I was messing around on Twitter, and I said I should probably write a book about a time-traveling serial killer. One of the few times on Twitter that's paid off for me. As soon as I had the idea I knew I could do something really interesting with it ...

Amazon's E-Book Deals Were Just as Tough as Apple's - John ...
By John Paczkowski
When Apple negotiated its e-book contracts with the five publishers with which it would ultimately launch iBooks, the company demanded a “most favored nation provision” that prohibited e-booksfrom being sold at any other retailer for a lower ...

Dark Souls art book reaches western shores in November • News ...
Design Works is being published by Udon Entertainment, who previously worked on art books for such games as Resident Evil 5 and Phoenix Wright. "Featuring key visuals, concept art, character, weapon, and monster designs, and rough ...

Flash book giveaway | Abnormal Returns
By abnormalreturns
We are big book fans here at Abnormal Returns. For instance here our latest post on the booksmost purchased by Abnormal Returns readers in May 2013. Recently we just tweeted the following. Hey tweeps, Daniel Kahneman's big book ...
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E-Books and Democracy
New York Times
Negotiations between the nation's libraries and the Big Six publishers — Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Group, Random House and Simon & Schuster, which publish roughly two-thirds of the books in America — have gone in fits and starts ...

Boss Fight Books by Gabe Durham — Kickstarter
Gabe Durham is raising funds for Boss Fight Books on Kickstarter! ... We will send you each ...

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'Margaret Thatcher' by Charles Moore

'Margaret Thatcher' by Charles Moore
Boston Globe
It's an incredible level of access, with the only recent analog being Edmund Morris's for “Dutch,” his 1999 biography of Ronald Reagan. Now, after Thatcher's death in April, Moore's book has arrived. “Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to the Falklands ...

Book Buzz: Whedon makes 'Much Ado About Nothing' modern
Gad talks Game of Thrones: USA TODAY's newest columnist, actor Josh Gad, wrote his latest post on the now-infamous episode of Game of Thrones, dubbed "The Red Wedding" by fans. In it, he mourns the loss of some vital characters (spoilers ahead) and ...

Sotomayor's Book Advances From Knopf Surpass $3 Million
Sotomayor, 58, is one of two sitting justices to have written their memoirs. Justice Clarence Thomas's 2007 book traced his life from his childhood in rural Georgia through his 1991 Supreme Court nomination and the sexual harassment allegations that ...

Best-selling author Judy Blume hits big screen, finally
San Jose Mercury News
LOS ANGELES - After numerous starts and stops by Hollywood executives to project Judy Blumebooks onto the big screen, the best-selling author and her filmmaker son decided to make it happen. The film adaptation of her 1981 young adult book "Tiger ...

Book reviews roundup: Cooked, Transatlantic and When the Money Runs Out
The Guardian
A duly transformed Melissa Katsoulis gave the American foodie's new book a five-star review in the Daily Telegraph: "Embrace bacteria, cook thoughtfully and slow, and taste some of the most luscious food you've ever eaten, this powerful book says …

Book Review 'Sight Reading' by Daphne Kalotay
Author: Daphne Kalotay; Number of pages: 329 pp. Book price: $25.99. In her new novel, “Sight Reading,” Cambridge author Daphne Kalotay (“Russian Winter”) sets the story of four interconnected characters amid Boston's classical music scene. While she ...

Apple clashes with Amazon in e-book case | The Raw Story
By Agence France-Presse
Grandinetti confirmed that by the end of 2009 four of the “Big Six” publishers announced plans to “window” bestselling books, meaning they would delay release of the Amazon e-book for a period of months until after the release of the physical ...
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Jonah Lehrer sells 'The Book of Love' | Shelf Life | EW.com
By Stephan Lee
Simon & Schuster is willing to give a second chance to Jonah Lehrer, the best-selling author of How We Decide and Proust Was a Neuroscientist. ... Shelf Life Book news, reviews, trends, and talk. See Categories. See Archive. RSS ...
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Friday Book Design Blog: Yellow Cab Quartet by Olivia Laing ...
By Jonathan Gibbs
Sometimes book design is not just about marketing - about providing the best interface between the book and the reader - it's about producing something beautiful, where the design applies to every single element in a book - from words to ...

Google Executive's Testimony Weakens Justice Department's Case ...
By Husain Sumra
Just days after the U.S. Department of Justice presented its opening arguments against Apple in the antitrust e-book price fixing suit filed filed against Apple last April, the DoJ called Google's director of strategic partnerships Thomas Turvey to ...
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Roberto Bolaño's Devotion

Roberto Bolaño's Devotion - The New York Review of Books
By Roberto Bolaño
Toward the end of 1992 he was very sick and had separated from his wife. That was the goddamn truth: he was alone and fucked and he tended to think there was little time left. But dreams, oblivious to sickness, showed up every night ...
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Book Buzz: Ringo shares photos, talks Beatles in new book
Ringo's new book: Ringo Starr is the author of Photograph, a collection of images and stories about his early life and years as one-fourth of The Beatles. Being released first as an e-book on June 12, Photograph will pair up with the Grammy Museum ...

Book review: 'The Son,' by Philipp Meyer
Dallas Morning News
Book review: 'The Son,' by Philipp Meyer ... the author of THE SON. Publisher Ecco; credited to "Courtesy of the author." ... The book is organized into three separate narratives spanning four generations of the McCullough clan, cattle and oil barons ...

Book Club: Lancaster man triumphs against the odds
Lancaster Today
Chris' book, “A bird in a cage and a tin of paint” describes his difficult childhood. As a youngster growing up in Salford, he struggled with being an undiagnosed dyslexic learner while his mother had a mental illness. Physical and mental abuse was ...

Books to encourage summer reading
Charlotte Observer
It's a charming picture book with simple artwork in bold lines that relates a theme parents struggle with every summer – how to keep kids from spending hour upon hour plugged into computers and video games and instead get them tuned in to books. One ...

Books that changed me: Nicole Trope
Sydney Morning Herald
A book that introduced me to the indefatigable Commander Vimes and his band of misfits, beginning a lifelong love of Pratchett's work and the Discworld. I read everything Pratchett had written before this novel and haven't ever missed a new book.

Book reviews: God save the Kinks by Rob Jovanovic
IN THE foreword to his thoroughly researched biography of one of Britain's greatest bands, authorRob Jovanovic argues that, despite their lofty reputation, The Kinks remained curiously under-appreciated for much of their career. God Save The Kinks ...

Book review: Edmund Burke: Philosopher, Politician, Prophet by Jesse Norman
Norman, in an unusual and justifiable decision, splits his book into two: the first half documents Burke's life, with all those attendant failures, the frequent caricatures, and the great rupture from his friend Charles James Fox, where principles ...

Weekend picks for book lovers
USA TODAY's picks for book lovers include Stephen King's carny novel Joyland, and a posthumous history of firearms from the late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. Joyland by Stephen King; Hard Case Crime, paperback original, 288 pp.; fiction. A small North ...

French geographers publish global atlas on sexuality | The Raw Story
By Agence France-Presse
From legislation and the dynamics of couples to prostitution and violence, the book maps out the evolution of sexual habits and acts around the world by collating various surveys, figures and reports already available. “Sexuality is everywhere ...
The Raw Story

Scarlett Johansson Suing French Book Over Use of Her Name ...
By Daniel Jacobson
She's seeking compensation and a ban on “future transfer of rights and adaptations of the book.” The novel's author, Gregoire Delacourt, told Le Figaro he was “stunned” by the litigation. He's quoted as saying, “This corresponds with the ...
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FDL Book Salon Welcomes Kate Brown, Plutopia: Nuclear Families ...
By Gar Smith
FDL Book Salon Welcomes Kate Brown, Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters. Author: Gar Smith Saturday, June 8, 2013 12:03 pm Pacific time. Welcome Kate Brown (UMBC) ...
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Sister Creative Team Fights Child Illiteracy With Children's Book ...
By Alisha Tillery
Looking for a book to teach your children or students life lessons in a fun way? Two sisters, Ashley and April Foxx, have created the first book of a series, Keisha Cane and Her Very Sweet Tooth. Ashley, the author and April, the illustrator, used ...
Clutch Magazine

Guardian review | Books | The Guardian
The UK book world still suffers from a sharp divide along gender lines. ... The books interview: the author talks to Susanna Rustin about comics, cliffhangers and ...

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Weekend picks for book lovers

Weekend picks for book lovers
USA TODAY's picks for book lovers include Philipp Meyer's epic saga about tough Texans, and a moving debut novel about a young refugee from Zimbabwe. The Son by Philipp Meyer; Ecco, 561 pp.; fiction. Philipp Meyer's second novel begins in 1849, when ...

Author Jen Lancaster learns Martha Stewart 'Living' is a Good Thing
New York Daily News
But wrapping Christmas presents with customized ribbon and making perfect toffee hasn't prepared the best-selling author for her toughest challenge yet: Meeting the domestic diva in person on the “Today” show Tuesday, the same day the book's out.

'Southern Cross the Dog' by Bill Cheng
Already a lot has been said about how Bill Cheng, a Queens-born, Chinese-American author in his late 20s, who has written “Southern Cross the Dog,'' a rich, rollicking debut novel featuring black characters in the Deep South in the first half of the ...

'A Dual Inheritance' by Joanna Hershon
Author: Joanna Hershon; Publisher: Ballantine; Number of pages: 472 pp. Book price: $26 ... She renders the book's many locales with a nuanced appreciation for the way environment emerges out of the confluence of physical detail and social experience.

'Fairyland' by Alysia Abbott
“Fairyland,” her first book, occasionally feels like an act of atonement for the callous, myopic narcissism of young adulthood — for not wanting to be bummed out by her father's decline (“You complain so much about your bad health and ill luck!” she ...

Big books of fall: Novels by King, Grisham, Fielding
Call it anticipation or hype — or a mixture of both — but the buzz has begun building for the bigbooks of the fall, the biggest season for bookselling. After three days at BookExpo America, the annual trade show in New York, USA TODAY's Bob ...

Domain '.book' claim ignites fresh e-battle
Sydney Morning Herald
The ability to control the use of generic terms that aren't brand-specific is at the heart of objections to Amazon's requests for .book, .author and .read. Amazon, which controls about 60 per cent of the market for electronic books and a quarter of the ...

PW Picks: The Best New Books for the Week of June 3, 2013
By The Huffington Post News Editors
You don't have to be an animal lover to be moved by this beautifully written and impassioned account of the author's work rescuing dogs from shelters and training them to be service animals. Some go on to assist the visually ... The story of Paul —with its book tours, Wikipedia binges, and on-again-off-again romances—is one told without an ounce of self-pity, melodrama, or posturing, making the glacial Lin the perfect poster child for a generation facing—and failing to face—maturity.
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eZ Publish 5 Platform, the Customer Experience Management platform
By design, the eZ Publish 5 Platform represents a combined set of complex and integrated digital technologies and orchestrated business models that enable ...

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Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen and Futurist Schlock

Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen:"The New Digital Age"'s Futurist Schlock | New Republic: " . . . . The good news is that, thanks in part to this superficial and megalomaniacal book, the company’s mammoth intellectual ambitions will be preserved for posterity to study in a cautionary way. The virtual world of Google’s imagination might not be real, but the glib arrogance of its executives definitely is."

National Book Critics Circle announces new literary award
New York Daily News (blog)
Leonard joined the New York Times Book Review in 1967 and was promoted to daily book reviewer in 1969. He served as executive editor of the Times Book Review from 1971 to 1975 before returning to the role of daily book reviewer. Leonard also wrote for ...

Ringo publishes picture book
Irish Independent
... Print; Font Size. Ringo Starr is publishing a book of snapshots of his time with The Beatles. 30 May 2013. Former Beatle Ringo Starr is to publish a book of his own photos, including previously unseen images of the Fab Four. ... Ringo's book ...

eBook Bundles Launches 4 New Flash Sale Sites
San Francisco Chronicle
“We love books. We love deals. And we love rewarding and delighting our readers with bestsellingbooks and authors,” said Hutch Morton, President of eBook Bundles. “Curating these bundles for our customers so that they have the right mix of beloved and ...

Books vs. Kindle
Smell of a book – What is it with Books and their smell? There's nothing like holding a well-thumbedbook, with it pages yellowing and taking in the glorious smell of the book. It calms us and sends us to a happy place where here we get lost in another ...

Comedian Jim Carrey to publish children's book
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actor and comedian Jim Carrey will publish a children's book, "How Roland Rolls," in September, his publisher said on Thursday. Sabrina McCarthy, the president of Perseus Distribution Client Services, described Carrey, known for ...

Rudyard Kipling 'admitted to plagiarism in Jungle Book'
London Rudyard Kipling, India-born famed author of 'The Jungle Book', in a letter has admitted to plagiarising some of his best known works, including parts of the iconic children's book. A letter by the author has surfaced in which he has admitted ...

Joe Muto's new book gives the lowdown on Bill O'Reilly, Roger Ailes, Sarah ...
New York Daily News
The Fox Mole is finally telling his whole tale — exposing the right-wing network's shady behind-the-scenes antics in a new book. Joe Muto, the Fox News producer who was outed in April 2012 for writing posts and leaking unused Fox News video clips to ...

22 Books for Your Ultimate Summer Reading List - Mashable
Check out these 22 books to keep you entertained all summer long. ... Author: Khaled Hosseini. "Khaled Housseini has written ... OregonLive.com Book Review ...

The BitTorrent Bundle Is Packed with Free Books, Music, and Movies
By Alan Henry
BitTorrent (the company) has unveiled the first BitTorrent Bundle, which lets you download newly released music, videos, movies, books, and more for free or at pay-what-you-want prices. Tim Ferris'book The 4 Hour Chef, new music from Kaskade and Pretty Lights, and more are all available in the current bundle. ... discussions displayed because an author is participating or following a participant. additional replies awaiting review. K. Show all discussions. additional replies submitted ...

Free is not the magic number: New trends in ebook pricing ...
By Laura Hazard Owen
Lubart, who founded technology services company Iobyte Solutions and is now the SVP of sales analytics at HarperCollins, compiles Digital Book World's weekly ebook bestseller list, which is divided by price bands. ... “Giving away books for free if you are a bestselling author with a really well-established brand…doesn't have nearly the effect that it does when you are a self-published author trying to get books into the hands of people who have never heard of you before.” ...

Announcing Jo Walton's What Makes This Book So Great | Tor.com
By Patrick Nielsen Hayden
Announcing Jo Walton's upcoming essay collection What Makes This Book So Great. ... There are examinations of books you've never heard of; there's at least one essay about a book I'd never heard of. There are insightful and (sometimes) irreverent looks at established classics...and several sharp looks at why and how certain ... are so entertaining that I think this book will be well worth it. Assuming McMillan lets you price the ebook somewhere sane, of course (and release it on time.
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Melita Maschmann's 'Account Rendered'

Melita Maschmann's 'Account Rendered' : The New Yorker: "“I give her credit for having the courage to write and publish ‘Fazit’ at the time she did. In 1963, nobody I met admitted to having been a Nazi. She may have been the first German, and certainly the first German woman, who tried to face her past with honesty. No other book at that time said, unequivocally, ‘I was a Nazi, and here’s why.’ I am certainly treated well in her memoir, with insight and respect. Melita eventually came to be horrified by Nazism, and I believe she really meant the book as an apology.” Melita Maschmann died in Germany in 2010, after suffering for over a decade from Alzheimer’s. She never married and had no children."

Apple Starts E-Book Trial Monday at a Disadvantage - Joe ...
By Joe Palazzolo
Apple heads to a U.S. federal court Monday to face civil accusations that it conspired with five publishers to drive up the price of electronic books in the weeks leading up to the 2010 introduction of the iPad.

E-Book Antitrust Trial of Apple to Begin
New York Times
... and JULIE BOSMAN. Published: June 2, 2013. Government lawyers are set to face off against Apple this week in a Manhattan courtroom, trying to prove that the company conspired with publishers to raise prices in the e-book market. Bits ... It will ...

Books that changed me: Greg Growden
Sydney Morning Herald
A tough, revealing, masterful book, but Johnston's sequel is even better, delving brutally into his own dishevelled life. The best Australian novel? A dead heat between Cloudstreet (Tim Winton), Johnno (David Malouf) and The Treatment and the Cure ...

Author Sara Gran is as blunt as her Claire DeWitt character
Los Angeles Times
Working at the Strand was like going to graduate school for books, says Gran, who sorted through thousands of paperbacks during her shifts. "It always cracks me up when people romanticize booksand talk about them in this flowery way — 'Oh, I love the ...

Book Review Podcast: Annual Summer Reading Issue - NYTimes.com
Book Review Podcast: Annual Summer Reading Issue. By JOHN WILLIAMS. Golden Cosmos. This week New York Times Book Review presents its annual Summer Reading issue, which includes looks at new books about Jewish humor, ...

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