- Mika Brzezinksi, Diane Smith Weigh In On 'Obsessed'
Hartford Courant, Thursday - 05/09/2013 - 12:00 AM
MSNBC "Morning Joe" co-host and best-selling author Mika Brzezinski and Connecticut author and TV personality Diane Smith , close friends who teamed up to tackle issues of obesity and write about it, will appear in person at an R.J. Julia Booksellers event at the Madison Beach Hotel, 94 West Wharf Rd., Madison. Information: 203-245-1404.
- Adichie focuses on Nigeria's present for new novel
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Monday - 04/29/2013 - 07:19 AM
- David Mamet and Other Big Authors Choose to Self-Publish
New York Times, Tuesday - 04/16/2013 - 09:50 PM
Self-publishing is expanding beyond first-time writers who can’t get deals, as big names like the playwright and author David Mamet are choosing this route.
- Book Buzz: James Franco thanks Shakespeare
USA Today: Books, Wednesday - 04/10/2013 - 08:08 AM
In today's book news, there will be a 'Phantom Tollbooth' documentary.
- Roundup: Self-help books so you can bloom in spring
USA Today: Books, Wednesday - 04/10/2013 - 04:36 AM
Titles to help you be a better friend, more interesting, less agitated, a successful giver.
- CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers
New York Times, Monday - 04/08/2013 - 08:50 PM
Educators from nine universities are testing technology from a Silicon Valley start-up, CourseSmart, that allows them to track their students’ progress with digital textbooks.
- Google sells Frommer's guides back to Arthur Frommer
USA Today, Thursday - 04/04/2013 - 07:11 AM
The iconic travel brand, acquired by Google last year, will continue in print and online.
- Book Buzz: Jim Carrey to write children's book
USA Today: Books, Monday - 04/01/2013 - 08:29 AM
Plus, was Shakespeare a tax evader?
- 'I want to tell my story': Malala Yousafzai memoir to be published this fall
NBC News, Wednesday - 03/27/2013 - 06:26 PM
The memoir of 15-year-old Pakistani student Malala Yousafzai will be published this fall, publisher Weidenfeld & Nicolson announced Wednesday. The deal is reportedly worth about $3 million.Titled "I Am Malala," the book will tell the story of the young advocate for women's education who was shot in the face at point-blank range by Taliban gunmen on Oct. 9 in Pakistan’s Swat Valley.The bullet p
- Book trailer reveal: Director Chris Columbus' first novel
USA Today: Books, Tuesday - 03/26/2013 - 08:00 AM
Director of 'Goonies' and 'Harry Potter' has written 'House of Secrets' with Ned Vizzini.
- Books of The Times: ‘Life After Life,’ a Novel by Kate Atkinson
New York Times: Books, Monday - 03/25/2013 - 05:04 PM
“Life After Life,” the latest novel by Kate Atkinson, depicts a woman who appears in contradictory versions of similar events.
- Love 'Fifty Shades'? 'Twilight' fan fiction faces off
USA Today: Books, Thursday - 03/21/2013 - 01:00 AM
How similar are 'Beautiful Bastard' and 'Fifty Shades of Grey'?