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In The Mail This Week

The postie has been very kind to me this week – now I need to do some serious reading – so many great reads ahead of me, thank you Simon and Schuster, Hachette, Spectre, Sphere, Scribe and their imprints.

Post Script: Book Reviews

What Amazon's Hire of Former Obama Spokesman Says About Its PR Machine

Jeff Bezos is shaking up the Amazon PR machine.

The company has hired President Obama’s former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to a new position overseeing both public relations and public policy, the company said on Thursday. 445 more words


Reading the Alex Winners

Because of my job as a collection development librarian for Mackin, I don’t have much time to read adult books—and so I don’t usually even try to predict the Alex winners. 922 more words


Us by David Nicholls

Title: Us
Author: David Nicholls
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
ISBN: 9780340897003
Genre: Literary Fiction
Pages: 416
Source: Publisher
Rating: 5/5

There was a lot of buzz around “One Day” when it first released in 2009. 414 more words


Five minutes with Shaun Tan

Our recent exhibition showcased original artwork from Shaun Tan’s award winning picture book Rules of Summer.  The Perth born artist, writer, and illustrator reveals what he thought about your summer rules, and insights into the mysterious world depicted in the book. 1,172 more words

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Views & Brews: Future of Publishing

Austin’s NPR radio station, KUT, has a show called Views & Brews at a local joint called the Cactus Cafe twice a month. Mostly the shows are about music or local issues. 812 more words

Gun Machine

Author: Warren Ellis

Publisher: Mulholland Books/Little, Brown (Hachette)

January 2013, Hardcover, 308 pages, $25.99

Gun Machine has an awesome premise; an NYPD detective stumbles upon a bizarre apartments lined with guns from floor to ceiling, arranged in intricate patterns. 167 more words