Posts tagged Lit
Posts tagged Lit
“she’s a hack who mass-produces crappy children’s books, not the second coming of Nietzsche or Spinoza.”
Removed from classrooms in Miller, MO in 1980 for “making promiscuous sex look like fun.”
For your bookshelf: Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Collected Poems from Harper Perennial.
It’s one thing to write a scathing one-star review of a novel. It’s another to try and ban that book. One-star reviews, while sometimes wildly misguided (and often comical), ultimately add varying perspectives that promote a lively public discourse on literature. Attempting to ban a book is, well,…
“Equal parts memoir, whodunnit, and manual for living, Not My Father’s Son is a beautifully written, honest look at the forces of blood and bone that make us what we are, and how we make ourselves. I was completely sucked in.”—Neil Gaiman
Watch the book trailer for Alan Cumming’s evocative memoir, Not My Father’s Son (on sale 10/7).
Cost comparison: a hardcover vs. a movie ticket (plus popcorn), via bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips.
iBooks’ 24-hour e-book sale of mysteries and thrillers is going on now! Choose from a list of titles, including these bestsellers: Map of Bones by James Rollins, The Fallen Angel by Daniel Silva, and The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie—each $1.99.
“I’ve passed more compelling stones through my urethra.”
The world lost a legend with the passing of Lauren Bacall earlier this week. Now, you can read her inspiring story in her own frank and beautiful words. First published in 1978 as By Myself, By Myself and Then Some features new material in addition to the original National Book Award–winning memoir.
The eBook of By Myself and Then Some will be available at a reduced price of $2.99 for a limited time only.