There's something in the American psyche that wants to imagine our business moguls as kind and loving people who created a delightful workplace while at the same time building their fortunes. Bezos isn't that guy.
The dirty little secret of the publishing industry is that virtually every new work of fiction and nonfiction hitting the market today is a piece of garbage.
Things do seem to happen as they are supposed to, in their own peculiar time. A review copy of Mirka Knaster's Living This Life Fully: Stories and Te...
"Never trust the artist, trust the tale." Christopher Yates invokes the famous D.H. Lawrence quote that functions as an epigraph to Black Chalk, Yates' darkly psychological debut thriller.
The character of Daniel Rinaldi is that of a flawed human being who's learned -- through his own work on himself -- to trust his own impulses and instincts
In its wisdom, Amazon is currently my novel The Germany Money for a special promotion on Kindle. I'm glad they chose it because the book is one of ...
On April 26, The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Ky., will publish its final book review page, ending a tradition that has been part of the newspaper's DNA since at least the Roaring Twenties. I know. I was a major part of it.
Has the perfect book ever found you at the absolutely perfect moment? That happened to me when I was in the Galapagos Islands last month with my children.
Many tomes about Rock and Roll exist, but Mad World is one of the first to give artists from the 1980s another day in the sun: the interviews in the book are priceless.
Fans of Lainey will love this book for the more intimate details of her life that they can glean from the pages, while those not as familiar with her blog will simply enjoy a book tells the story of a mother/daughter bond like no other.
Rachel Sherman holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia University. Her first book, The First Hurt, was short-listed for the Story Prize and the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, and was named one of the 25 Books to Remember in 2006 by the New York Public Library.
With Compass, a debut collection awarded the 2013 T.S. Eliot Prize from Truman State University Press, Luc Phinney has burst onto and worked his way into the upper echelon of contemporary American poetry.
Those of us who are writers know that publishing a book is a lot like the first weeks of motherhood, where you're binge eating, weeping, laughing hysterically, and want to sleep but can't. Some people say things that help you get through the day, but others make you cry all over again.
I'll confess I shelved this book for a quite while after receiving a copy in the mail from its co-author, Phil Terry. It was the title and subtitle t...
Years after their parents died, the nine children, now adults, decided to do something extraordinary. They would each write about their childhoods, from earliest memory until they left home for college.
We are happiest when we're in our native environments, scribbling in journals or tapping out love stories and action scenes and terrifying near-death experiences on our keyboards. Writing is the only cure for publishing a novel. The sooner we get back to it, the better.
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