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As publishers build fancier eBook offerings and iPhone apps, one writer has decided to use good old fashioned snail mail to serialize his new novel.
Author Nicholas Rombes will publish "Nightmare Trails at Knifepoint" in a series of inventive mailings. The Rumpus...
In what we hope will become a regular feature, here are a few free digital books being offered by publishers. For our first installment, Suvudu has added two new books to their Free Book Library.
First up is Charlie Huston's hardboiled vampire novel, Already Dead. The company is also offering the James Clemens fantasy novel, Wit'ch Fire. Here's more: "On a fateful night five centuries ago, three mages made a desperate last stand, sacrificing everything to preserve the only hope of goodness in the beautiful, doomed land of Alasea. Now, on the anniversary of that ominous night, a girl-child ripens into the heritage of lost...
Today's Featured Book of Color, Pick of the Day is When Heart Turns Rock Solid.
When Heart Turns Rock Solid is an anthropological look at three Puerto Rican brothers, Fausto, Sammy, and Julio and their experiences with drugs, work, school, family and prison. Black writes about the experienced he gained studying these men for eighteen years from Springfield, Mass. He gained the trust of the Puerto Rican community and is able to give an interesting perspective on this group of people.
Sherman Alexie—whose “Homily” appears in the latest issue (Fall/Winter 2009-2010: Volume XI, Number 1) of Valparaiso Poetry Review and also is the current VPR “Poem of the Week” on “One Poets Note’s”—discussed with Stephen Colbert the other day a few of his views on the nature of book publication and digital distribution of literary works. The Colbert ReportSherman Alexiewww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical HumorU.S. Speedskating
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From now till December 15, sign up to play Secret Santa at HTMLGiant. It’s easy! On the sign-deadline, you will find out your recipient and her or his address, and by Christmas (it’s December 25, this year, I think), send them a book from an indie press or a subscription to an indie mag. And [...]
Plastic Logic has partnered with a host of new magazines, including Popular Science, PC World, Macworld, CIO, Network World, Computerworld, and Technology Review--making these publications available for the QUE reader.
The digital device will be unveiled in early...
Do people still make Christmas lists? Or Hanukkah lists or something other? Most years I am asked by family to procure one so they have some idea beyond candy or whatever. Usually the lists are mostly books and clothes. This year I asked for The Lost Origins of the Essay edited by John D’Agata The Drug of [...]
U.S. District Judge James Ware has denied Spring Design's motion to block the sale of Barnes & Noble's nook.
In early November, Spring Design sued Barnes & Noble over the design of their digital reader Nook, arguing that the bookseller broke non-disclosure...
Word is there are already only about 100 copies of this new magic object left available for sale, so you might wanna do a snatch it, New York Tyrant 7, featuring fiction by: Alex Balk, Blake Butler, Erich Hintze, Danni Iosello, Brian Kubarycz, Christopher Kennedy, Joseph Cardinale, Jason Schwartz, Greg Mulcahy, Luca Dipierro, Rachel B. [...]