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Entries by Andrew Losowsky from 03/2012

EXCLUSIVE: 'The Hunger Games Adventures' Facebook Game Reveals A New View Of Panem

Posted 03.01.2012 | Books

The Hunger Games Adventures is coming to Facebook - and if there was a way you could prepare your Facebook News Feed for an onslaught of Farmville...

The Book We're Talking About: 'Zona' By Geoff Dyer

Posted 03.05.2012 | Books

"Zona" by Geoff Dyer Pantheon, $24.00 Published on February 21st, 2012 What is it about? British essayist Geoff Dyer talks through every ...

The Moment I Knew (SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO)

Posted 03.05.2012 | Books

At HuffPost, we're kicking off an exciting new project and we'd love you to participate! It's called "The Moment I Knew," and is a user-submitted v...

Google Play And Amazon Involved In Price War Leading To Amazing Deals On EBooks

Posted 03.07.2012 | Books

Google has launched a new entertainment service with amazing deals on high-profile ebooks and music - deals that Amazon has quietly matched. Google...

U.S. Warns Apple, Publishers On E-Book Pricing - WSJ.com

Posted 03.08.2012 | Books
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The Justice Department has warned Apple Inc. and five of the biggest U.S. publishers that it plans to sue them for allegedly colluding to raise the pr...

Audible Launches New Audiobook Series Featuring Hollywood Stars

Posted 03.08.2012 | Books

Audible, the audiobook provider bought by Amazon in 2008, has just launched a new series of unabridged digital audiobooks read by Hollywood stars. ...

2012 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Announced

Posted 03.09.2012 | Books

NEW YORK -- Short story writer Edith Pearlman has won the National Book Critics Circle award for fiction. Pearlman was cited Thursday for "Binocular ...

Bret Easton Ellis Speaks To The Paris Review About 'American Psycho', Death Threats And The New York Literary Scene

Posted 03.09.2012 | Books

Bret Easton Ellis has never been known as the most shy and retiring literary figure. Author most famously of "American Psycho", in the latest issue of...

'Good Books' Animation Contains Wild Hunter S. Thompson-Inspired Visuals

Posted 03.12.2012 | Books

Animation studio Buck is known for mind-bending creative work for clients including Google, Honda and the Sundance Festival - so when they turned thei...

Encyclopaedia Britannica To Cease Print Edition After 244 Years

Posted 03.13.2012 | Books

"The Encyclopaedia Britannica", the world's most famous print encyclopedia, has announced that after 244 years in print, it is no longer going to make...

Barnes & Noble: If You Want Competition, Compete!

Posted 03.14.2012 | Books

By David Gaughran for Indiereader.com It has become common within the publishing industry to complain about Amazon’s dominance, with many incorre...

(EXCERPT) Need Speed And Greed: We Are All Innovators Now

Posted 03.15.2012 | Books

Excerpt taken from "Need, Speed, and Greed: How the New Rules of Innovation Can Transform Businesses, Propel Nations to Greatness, and Tame the World'...

(EXCERPT) Life As A Female Chef - From 'Blood, Bones & Butter' By Gabrielle Hamilton

Posted 03.15.2012 | Books

Excerpt from "Blood, Bones & Butter" (Random House) by Gabrielle Hamilton, our latest HuffPost Book Club pick. Read the thoughts of HuffPost Wome...

Boehner Vs Cantor - Infighting Among Republicans (EXCERPT)

Posted 03.19.2012 | Books

In a recent interview with Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal, House Speaker John Boehner claimed that President Barack Obama "lost courage" last...

Is 'Chick Lit' A Valid Literary Category? (DEBATE)

Posted 03.19.2012 | Books

There have been many arguments for and against the label "chick lit". Since we have a new feature called 'Change My Mind', we figured this heated deba...

Our Third Book Club Selection

| Posted 03.20.2012 | Books

When we choose our selections for the Book Club, we try to make them as timely as we can. It's a sad fact that our next choice has proven to be more timely than we ever would have wished

St Martin's Press Was Sent 11 Pounds Of Pot In The Mail, Feds Intercept It First

Posted 03.21.2012 | Books

Crime-related documents website The Smoking Gun reported yesterday that three parcels, containing 11 pounds of pot, were intercepted on their way to p...

The Books That Read You

| Posted 03.21.2012 | Books

E-books are praised in terms of what they aren't: heavy, tree killers, limited in distribution, of fixed text size. Not enough focus has been put on what an e-book itself could become.

Julie Otsuka's "The Buddha In The Attic" Wins PEN/Faulkner Prize For Fiction

Posted 03.26.2012 | Books

NEW YORK — Julie Otsuka's "The Buddha in the Attic," a brief, poetic novel about young Japanese women who emigrate to the U.S. and marry men the...

Turin Shroud Led Apostles To Believe In Resurrection of Christ, Claims New Book

Posted 03.26.2012 | Books

A new book was published today in the UK, following what Penguin Books told The Bookseller was “Harry Potter-style security measures” to keep its ...

EXCERPT: The Hunt For Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

Posted 03.28.2012 | Books

"The Hunt for KSM: Inside the Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed" by Terry McDermott and Josh Meyer (Little, Bro...

Adrienne Rich Dead: Feminist Poet And Essayist Dies At 82

Posted 03.28.2012 | Books

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Adrienne Rich, a fiercely gifted, award-winning poet whose socially conscious verse influenced a generation of feminist, ga...

WATCH: George R.R. Martin Reads From His Next Book, 'The Winds Of Winter'

Posted 03.29.2012 | Books

As the return of the HBO "Game of Thrones" excites viewers, author George R.R. Martin gave fans in Toronto a thrill by reading a portion from "The Win...

Karl Marlantes's Citation For The Navy Cross

Posted 03.30.2012 | Books
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Finished 'What It Is Like To Go To War'?

Posted 03.30.2012 | Books
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Already finished 'What It Is Like To Go To War'? Please add your thoughts in the comments below!...