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Here's a mock up of the cover to my upcoming book "Mystery, Malevolence & Murder, Volume Two". Thoughts?
And why the downturn might be over.
Interesting article. We have a number of things in store for the new year along these as well.
RIP! Magnificient writer with great characters...
Mr. Leonard’s louche characters, deadpan dialogue and immaculate prose style in novels like “Get Shorty” secured his status as a modern master of American genre writing.
Also: David Carr on why Barnes & Noble is good for Amazon; The Onion wonders whether J.K. Rowling is a pseudonym for Newt Gingrich.
Life imitating art imitating life...
I fear I shall be floating this fanciful idea just to see it shot down, yet it is something my mind has fastened on in recent years: How far is the trajectory of an author’s writing career and the themes that guide it related to the moment and nature of his or her death?
Such an inspiration to so many, including yours truly...
Science fiction author Richard Matheson has died. Matheson wrote a number of classic episodes of television shows such as Star Trek and The Twilight Zone. His novel, I Am Legend, was adapted into movies three times.
My favorite writer has passed. So sad...
Science fiction author Richard Matheson's work included The Shrinking Man, I Am Legend, and numerous TV and movie scripts. For five decades, his work injected a sense of humanity into science fiction.
Great article! Please read...
Mosley is one of my heroes!
Author Walter Mosley has written more than 40 books. His new mystery novel,
“Clutter is the disease of American writing. We are a society strangling in unnecessary words, circular constructions, pompous frills and meaningless jargon.”
William Zinsser, the 90-year-old author of “On Writing Well,” can no longer see. So now he coaches writers by listening to their prose.
It's nice to see in the world of Barnes and Noble and Amazon that an organic love of books and reading still thrives!
In addition to lending books from small presses or by little-known writers, the Mellow Pages Library in Bushwick, Brooklyn, is a reading room and gathering spot.
Things are changing. The key is to figure out how to keep the trend in our favor...
The new, global electronic marketplace is rapidly depleting authors’ income streams.
Well this takes the air out my sail!
Who wouldn’t want a job where you only have to work five hours a week, you get summers off, your whole job is reading and talking about books, and you can never be fired? Such is the enviable life of the tenured college literature professor, and all you have to...
It is indeed...
Books about bullying, for youngsters and adults, are now so numerous they are a genre in themselves.
Also: Sam Lipsyte is interviewed by household pets; a new study tracks mood in literature; and Bret Easton Ellis' new book.
Not too shabby, considering the source!
Also: The book Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop wins an award for the oddest title of the year; Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail speaks to NPR; the end of the pronoun "whom."
Amazon is really making an attempt to be a player. Let's hope the rest of us don't get played!
Also: the best books coming out this week; Mindy Kaling is writing another memoir; and Francine Prose explores dreams in literature.
My choice? Native Son by Richard Wright...
What is the Great American Novel? (VOTE)Gabe Habash -- March 7th, 2013Leave a replyIt’s time to cast your lot: what is The Great American Novel? Cather or Fitzgerald? Lee or Bellow? Stephen King?To help make this impossible question less impossible, we’ve decided to limit each great writer to one bo...
Cute! A "Literary" March Madness...
Many successful projects begin as accidents. The Tournament of Books started with a bottle of wine and an argument.
Related to a previous post from a few days ago. I'm hoping the Nook continues to do well, being the Nook owner that I am...
In its third-quarter earnings report, the bookseller said revenues in its Nook unit fell by 26 percent.
A new book about a delectable New York institution.
“Russ & Daughters,” about the Lower East Side purveyors of smoked fish, is by Mark Russ Federman, a grandson of the store’s founder, Joel Russ.
On the surface of her first new novel in a decade, the vaguely autobiographical, startlingly ambitious "See Now Then," author Jamaica Kincaid seems to tell a simple story about a New England family that is falling apart. Mr. Sweet, a musician and composer, turns out to hate his wife, a writer know...
I certainly hope there's no problem. I love my Nook!
The company’s underperforming Nook Media division might signal that its substantial investment in its digital future has essentially run its course.
I think a trip to Harlem is in order!
“A Harlem Family 1967,” an exhibition of about thirty photographs on display at the Studio Museum in Harlem, is a gripping work on poverty by the famous African-American photographer, writer, director, and composer Gordon Parks (1912-2008). Parks would have turned one hundred this past November, and...
"The world must be full of people going about their business carrying around in their heads memories of unknown masterpieces of dream cinema that will never to be seen in any theater, but that were destined to be shown only once, and to an audience of one." Fantastic last sentence!
In my younger days, I rarely remembered my dreams and often assured friends that I didn’t have any. The reason may have been that I rarely went to bed until I was completely exhausted and would then fall into deep sleep from which I would wake as if from the dead. The dreams that I could remember we...
A growing trend...
Audie Cornish talks with Mark Coker, the founder of one of the largest self-publishing companies. Smashwords' business has taken off in just a few years, and Coker's outlook for the future of self-publishing is rosy. In fact, he says when anyone can publish a book, traditional publishing houses are…
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Oooh! I can't wait...
A man never outlives his father. That’s a line from William Faulkner, but it applies in earnest to Danny Torrance, the psychic little boy from...
Nook is definitely coming up!
Microsoft and Barnes & Noble are teaming up to compete in digital books and tablet computing. The companies have announced Microsoft will invest $300 million in a new Barnes & Noble digital division. The announcement sent Barnes and Noble stock soaring.
Didn't know this...
Data is being collected about your reading habits — what kind of books you read, whether or not you finish them. Publishers say the information could improve how books are written, but some novelists are skeptical.
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