Meeting Linda Hirshman, Author of Victory: The...
Kind, unassuming, and a force to be dealt with. This how I would describe author Linda Hirshman. Linda is a Supreme Court lawyer and political pundit who accepted the challenge of authoring a book about a topic she once knew little about. Her latest book, Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution is a daring venture behind the scenes of the world of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered...
Will Your Children Inherit Your E-Books? →
Amanda Katz poses an interesting question: “What happens to our books when we die?”
“Shakespeare is the happy hunting ground of all minds that have lost their balance” —James Joyce, Ulysses
Writing Tips from Jodi Lynn Anderson
Have Faith, Eat Snacks, Get a Cat A biggie for me: Don’t give up on your story just because it’s not coming out in this amazing, creative burst. Keep working. Also, don’t give up on your story because the first draft is embarrassing and self-indulgent. Ninety percent of writing, for me, is sloughing off the bad stuff that I would never want anyone to see! Keep a snack handy....
Grin & Tonic →
Very amusing essay by Bill Tipper, Managing Editor of The Barnes & Noble Review.
: Ray Bradbury, August 22, 1920 - June 5, 2012 →
lareviewofbooks: "They reached the canal. It was long and straight and cool and wet and reflective in the night. "I've always wanted to see a Martian," said Michael. "Where are they, Dad? You promised." "There they are," said Dad, and he shifted Michael on his shoulder and pointed straight down. The...
From Publishers Lunch, Citing Barbara Kingsolver...
While “we are all jockeying for the attention of the reader, who we know call the consumer, trying to wrestle a little attention away from Angry Birds,” Kingsolver acknowledged that it has always been the case. “The literary reader is a small but probably stable demographic. We have our place. We absorb and pass on information in a way that endures…. The only thing that...
Tumblr Writers BEA Party in NYC!
Are you going to the Tumblr official meet-up and party in celebration of Book Expo America? Free booze, plenty of swag, and short readings by Tumbling authors Baratunde Thurston, Edan Lepucki, Alexander Chee, and more, at the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. Hope to see you there!
Book Expo America Live Streaming June 5 -7!