Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Writers’ Catalyst, Dies at 63 Kathi Kamen Goldmark had made a lot of friends in the literary world by shepherding authors on book tours when one day inspiration struck: what the very best authors yearn to be, she realized, are rock stars. So was born the Rock Bottom Remainders, a ... 05/29/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Untreed Reads | Digital Reads For A Worldwide Audience Kathi Kamen Goldmark's first novel, And My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You, earned praise from an assortment of well-known authors including Amy Tan, Maya Angelou ... 10/30/2014 - 10:18 pm | View Website
The shit list: America's worst self-published books Michael N. Marcus discusses writing, editing, design, publishing, language, culture, politics and other things. He occasionally slams inept publishers and writers. 10/30/2014 - 1:29 pm | View Website
"Don't Quit Your Day Job" Records HomePage 'Don't Quit Your Day Job' Records brings you the best (or maybe the only . . . ) in literary rock & roll and subversive children's music. Music performed by Jessica ... 10/30/2014 - 11:20 am | View Website
100 Truly Amazing Women: The Women Anne Hastings, CEO of Haiti’s Alternative Bank for the Organized Poor, Fonkoze 10/30/2014 - 6:33 am | View Website
Though a former math major at Harvard and the main data detective for OKCupid, Christian Rudder is oddly skeptical about algorithms and the science of prediction. An appreciation for serendipity, he says, can be even more valuable — in love and in business. Read full article >>
Over the past 20 years, it has become commonplace for deep-pocketed entrepreneurs to turn their attention to the fashion industry, seeking glamour and fortune. These adventurous souls are not inclined to bankroll a promising young designer. Rather, their preferred investments are in once-great fashion houses that have fallen on hard times or nearly have been forgotten.
As promised, this Halloween morning J. K. Rowling has posted new free entries on Pottermore, her Web site that offers related features and retail products to Harry Potter fans. One item of particular interest to all young wizards is an essay about Hogwarts Professor Dolores Umbridge, whom we met in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.” Rowling reveals for the first time that this maniacal character is based on an actual person.
In an interview in the New Yorker, Denis Johnson described his new novel, “The Laughing Monsters,” as a “literary thriller.” The book’s flap copy calls it “a high-suspense tale of kaleidoscoping loyalties in the post-9/11 world.” Read full article >>