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The Malcolm Gladwell Book Generator

malcolmgladwellbookgenerator.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amy Hertz, Huffington Post: What comes after "The Tipping Point"? A book titled "Nothing," on sandcastles, or "The Tripping Point," which can't rememb...

Thriller Author James Patterson Aims To Improve The Narratives Of Games

ZDNet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Turns out, Patterson was more interested in adding better narrative to games (a worthy cause, IMHO), but seemed skeptical about the idea of gamifying ...

Google Publishes Book To Explain The Internet

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Search engine Google has commemorated the 20th anniversary of a paper crucial to the web's development by producing an online book to explain how the ...

Managing the High Maintenance Client

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

Let's face it, we all have clients whose methods or personality would not be described as easy going and flexible. So what can you do with your more high maintenance clients?

Stieg Larsson Boxed Set

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In time for the holiday season, Knopf will release a boxed set of Stieg Larsson's bestselling Millennium trilogy. The $99 package includes three hardc...

Literary Underdogs

The Guardian | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The eight books chosen for the inaugural Fiction Uncovered will be announced in spring 2011 and go into a Waterstone's "3 for 2" promotion. Foyles and...

The Religious Thriller And Why It's Here To Stay

Raymond Khoury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Raymond Khoury

This was the lay of the land back in the spring of 1996. "Lose the religion." Not from some second-rate, clueless publisher, but from one of the biggest players out there.

A Bookstore Flourishes

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Fortunately for the two new booksellers, their previous careers accustomed them to working long hours for months at a time. Before moving to rural nor...

Nicole Krauss, Peter Carey, Jaimy Gordon And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Author Pat Conroy announced 20 finalists for the 2010 National Book Award at the Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home in Savannah, Georgia, today. The lis...

Faber Alligns Independent Publishers With Digitization Service

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Faber Factory will provide text digitisation, digital distribution, free storage and sales reporting. Eighteen UK publishers are signed up to the sche...

Publisher At Frankfurt Book Fair

guardian.co.uk | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Patrick Janson Smith, publisher at the HarperCollins imprint Blue Door, said there was plenty of hype around this year's fair, and claimed that publis...

WATCH: Stephen King On eBooks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bestselling author Stephen King was asked on CNN Money: "The internet, in many ways, killed the music industry. So, why won't it do that to books?" "...

'Henrietta Lacks' Author Rebecca Skloot Ditches Book Festival

hamptonroads.com | Erica Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Best-selling author Rebecca Skloot has unexpectedly canceled her appearance at the ODU Literary Festival - a festival whose starting date was shifted ...

Salinger-Signed 'The Catcher in the Rye' Up For Auction

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

That rarity, which makes the auction so exciting, also makes it merit scrutiny. And a thing or two about the auction of "The Catcher in the Rye" seem ...

Squished Deer Brains With Bare Hands For Research

USA Today | Carol Memmott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On Oct. 6, the series will be released for the first time as e-books; paperback editions will be reissued with new covers next spring; and on March 29...

Tony Blair Faces Pelted Eggs, Shoes And Canceled Appearances

Politics Daily | Delia Lloyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As Britain's former prime minister navigates his way through the world's most disastrous book tour, there's reason to think that his legacy may be a g...

Stieg Larsson's 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' And Sequels

The Millions | Janet Potter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Such is the Millennium trilogy by investigative journalist Stieg Larsson, composed of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played With Fire, ...

Suzanne Collins' 'Mockingjay' Sells 450,000 Copies

mediabistro.com | Maryann Yin on Sep 02, 2010 01:03 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Scholastic announced that Suzanne Collins' Mockingjay has sold 450,000 copies counting both hardcover and eBook sales since its August 24th release. T...

Three Lives And Co. Bookstore

publishingperspectives.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

How is it that when other bookshops in the neighborhood are shutting their doors or moving to spots with more favorable leases, Three Lives keeps stan...

Will A Hot Book Always Become A Money-Making Movie?

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Some books reach a cultural saturation point, where everyone -- great aunts and frat boys, baristas and coffee patrons, defense attorneys and police o...

Going for it - The Abraham-Hicks way

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

Continued from last week I am so excited! It's been such a short time since I've embarked on this project. And here I am, feeling like a Billion Do...

The House Is Sold - We Have Moved

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

I liked our new home. Granted, we didn't own it, we were renting it. But for now it was our home. It was a small ranch; less than half the size of the...

I'm Not Happy to Serve You: Authors and the New Publishing by Consensus

Wednesday Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Wednesday Martin

I didn't become a writer so that I could be a market researcher who tailors my thinking and writing to the interests of the people who made fun of me in high school.

From Book to Bestseller: What It Takes To Crack The List (And Why You Might Not Want To)

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

I decided to do a little research to find out what it really takes to hit a bestseller list.

'You Gotta Be In It To Win It'

Fauzia Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Fauzia Burke

From many years of promoting books online, the one thing I know for sure is that each book has its own sales trajectory. Some start selling right out of the gate and reach great heights, others take the scenic route...