The Race Beat by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff, chronicles the vital role the press played in raising public awareness of good and the evil involved in the 1960s race movement. While “the race beat” eventually came to represent one of American journalism’s finest hours, it is interesting to note ... more >
JP Morgan believes that 2007 will be a good selling year for Barnes and Noble and Borders based upon the last Harry Potter book, increasing purchases by Baby Boomers and a slate of political books to be released before the 2008 election year. Via Publisher’s Weekly.
Dear Ms. Putney, This collection, published by Jove in 2002, includes one original contemporary Christmas novella and reprints of four of your older novellas from the early 1990s. All but one were new to me when I picked up this book. Here are my opinions of each of the stories: ... more >
In 2007, On Demand Books is putting 10 to 25 machines in libraries and bookstores. The machine, called “Espresso” can print, bind, cut and spit out two books with full color laminated covers in seven minutes. Price will be about $.05 per page. Via Engadget. Wouldn’t you just love to ... more >
Dear Mrs. Norman, When I heard you had a new book coming out, I skipped around the house for joy. Your books are like an entire box of dark chocolate covered caramel truffles. I want to eat the whole box at once but I force me to pace myself. It’s ... more >
For Sales ending December 9, 2006 Hardcover THE BOLEYN INHERITANCE, by Philippa Gregory. (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, $25.95.) Politics and treachery in the court of Henry VIII, narrated by three women, two of them his sometime wives. #12 FIRST IMPRESSIONS, by Nora Roberts. (Silhouette, $17.95.) Seeking peace, a wealthy businessman retreats ... more >