Penguin Random House merger approved The proposed merger of Penguin and Random House has been given the go-ahead by the European Commission. Brussels said the merged business - which will be the world's largest book publisher - would not raise competition concerns, because it will "face several strong competitors". More
Golden Gate Bridge goes to digital toll system Drivers approaching the majestic Golden Gate Bridge experienced something new on Wednesday - no human toll collectors. The workers were removed in favor of cheaper and faster electronic transponders, and a camera system that photographs every license plate that comes through, mailing an invoice to each motorist who doesn't prepay. More
100 Mil Read Digital Bible The Bible might be ancient, but that doesn't mean it has to be old fashioned. A free, digital platform has launched the Christian text into the 21st century. The Digital Bible Platform is a free service that allows users access to digital recordings of the Bible in hundreds of languages. More
Dan Brown's 'Inferno' is already burning There's no mystery about what the biggest book of the summer will be: Dan Brown's "Inferno" is coming out on May 14, and his publisher won't let you forget it. Today is the 10th anniversary of Brown's phenomenal blockbuster, "The Da Vinci Code." Doubleday is celebrating by giving away free e-copies of the 2003 novel that launched him into publishing history. More
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Beach Reads, Royal Intrigue, and Genre-Bending Tales | What’s Hot ... - School Library Journal Tragedy strikes—readers have been forewarned as the opening prologue features the narrator contemplating a coffin—and Iris is forced to... 04/15/2014 - 9:40 am | View Link
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EastEnders is now Britain's best soap, says BBC drama boss "So that's Chapter One over, but we are now opening a new chapter and this is about even more depth of storytelling and focusing on a whole range of other characters, including the wonderful Adam Woodyatt [who plays Ian]. "We know that he has served the ... 04/17/2014 - 2:28 pm | View Link
“Take Control of Your Digital Photos,” Chapter 1 The closest you can get to opening a docked folder with a single click is Command-click, which opens its enclosing folder. However, if you instead put a file from the docked folder in the Dock, and Command-click that file, you'll see the folder you want. 04/15/2014 - 2:12 am | View Link
Adventures of Superman (Digital) #43 For now, the opening chapter of "Only Child" is enough to whet appetites and continue the fine tradition that the digital-first "Adventures of Superman" comic has established. Shaner's art is filled with cameos, (like the appearance of Joe Kubert and ... 02/18/2014 - 9:52 am | View Link
Installment Three: From the Opening Chapter of Ronald Lee Geigle's, The Woods Albert had heard men talk about Nariff Olben. That he was too old and too full of tall tales to be in charge of the section crew. But Albert wanted to shout as the Shay locomotive, with its massive logs behind, passed by without incident. "What are you ... 12/26/2013 - 11:49 pm | View Link
Christmas Reading: Opening Chapter of Ronald Lee Geigle's, The Woods, to be Serialized Dec 25-28 The Woods is a saga of love, grand dreams, and transformation that takes place in the world of railroad logging and labor unrest in the Pacific Northwest during 1937. It is now available at Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00H59NIHQ. That was ... 12/24/2013 - 11:41 pm | View Link
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Polaroid Corporation 1 Polaroid's growth under its founder; 2 Bankruptcy and the "new" Polaroid Corporation. 2.1 "Chapter 11" controversy; 2.2 Use of Polaroid brand following bankruptcy 04/20/2014 - 10:44 am | View Website
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Yesterday was April 23, the generally accepted birthday of William Shakespeare, who is again in the news. Just a few days ago, two rare-book dealers, George Koppelman and Daniel Wechsler, announced that they had found a copy of John Baret’s “Alvearie” — a 1580 dictionary — actually used and scribbled in by English literature’s greatest writer.
If doomed to repeat one’s life over and over again during the 1940s, who wouldn’t try to kill Hitler? Yet not interfering with history is one of the cardinal rules of the Cronus Club, a select group of people known as the kalachakra , who loop through time in “ The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August ,” by Claire North (Redhook, $25).
Edward Hirsch’s “A Poet’s Glossary” is an instant classic that belongs on the bookshelf of every serious poet and literature student. This exhaustive resource surveys the landscape of poetry — its forms, devices and schools — and traces the development of the art form through the centuries and around the world.