Readers might think that buying an electronic copy of an author’s book on their Kindle delivers more profit to writers. After all, the marginal cost to a publisher for each e-book is effectively zero (that is, the cost to publish an additional unit). 961 more words
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This weekend, basketball got bookish. On a muggy Saturday afternoon in Downtown Brooklyn, some of the city’s biggest names in writing and publishing took it to the court for “The Other NBA” — billed as “the greatest basketball in literary history” — raising about $6,000 for the National Book Foundation. 667 more words
Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha. HAHAHA. Laugh-out loud funny. Thank you for the recommendation, S.
Not since the original Bridget Jones hit the shelves back in 1996 has a book made me cackle so merrily. 629 more words
I’ve accomplished enough today so that now I feel justified sitting at my desk to write a post. This doesn’t mean I’ve actually accomplished the most I could have or made the best use of my time but simply that I got some important shit out of the way. 521 more words
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Title: All the Light We Cannot See
Author: Anthony Doerr
Genre: Fiction > Historical Fiction
Synopsis: Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum).