Posts tagged Lit
Posts tagged Lit
“First of all, the whole thing is almost all dialogue.”
William Shakespeare and Bill Bryson together (!) in Shakespeare: The World as Stage—a witty and entertaining biography of a rather mysterious global icon.
Happy 450th birthday, Will.
Celebrate Earth Day with a green read—e-books for $3.99 or less.
New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline’s Sweet Water is iBooks’ FREE Book of the Week. And it’s ready to be downloaded.
“All I remember is dust and everyone being poor.”
HarperOne celebrating the success of Paul Stanley’s Face the Music: A Life Exposed—now #2 on the New York Times bestseller list for nonfiction.
World Book Night USA is next Wednesday, April 23 … What will you be reading?
World Book Night selected Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin as a 2014 read—we highly recommend it, too.
“The irony is, I *love* lighthouses and travel to see them and love books and films set in them. Maybe my main issue with this book was just that it wasn’t lighthouse-y enough.”
Big Acorn TV news: the final Poirot episodes, including Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case will be making their premieres ONLY on www.acorn.tv.
These episodes mark the end of David Suchet’s legendary portrayal of the Belgian detective, a role he has made his own over the show’s 25-year run. At the end of this series, Suchet will have starred in all of Christie’s Poirot novels and short stories—70 in all.
The five films that comprise this series will be available on Acorn TV starting 7/28—after that, we’ll be premiering one episode each Monday.
“David Suchet’s swansong as Hercule Poirot proved that the show has been one of TV’s greatest achievements…and great TV performances of the past 30 years…five stars.” -The Telegraph
For Agatha Christie fans …
Learn proper New York City etiquette with Nathan W. Pyle’s new and clever graphic book, NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette.
Listen to Pyle on WNYC discuss the pitfalls of the empty subway car, among other only-in-New-York situations.