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Amanda Palmer Discusses the Launch of David Lynch Foundation Music

Brandon Deroche | Posted 09.11.2011 | Impact
Brandon Deroche

Playing music coincides directly with the essence of meditation, and therefore it's no surprise that the two are again linked with today's launch of the David Lynch Foundation's newest venture -- DLF Music's "Download for Good."

Spotted Reading In Public: Summer Reads On The Way To The Beach

Posted 09.07.2011 | Books

New Yorkers read in public constantly, and we've spotted them reading plenty this summer on the way to the beach. And like the City itself, the collec...

Chatting with Ben Folds; Plus His Video Premiere of "A Working Day"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Co-written with novelist Nick Hornby, "A Working Day" is Ben Folds' commentary on popularity and hipness that skewers its topic while calling out the internet, blogs, and other social media in the process.

PHOTOS: America's Favorite British Authors And Jane Austen Wasn't On The List!

Posted 09.03.2011 | Books

America has an enduring love affair with British literature--we may have won the War of Independence but we are forever indebted to our island ancesto...

WATCH: Glenn Beck Will Quit If 'The Onion' Gets A Pulitzer

Posted 08.24.2011 | Comedy

As if the Pulitzer board needed any more reasons to recognize "The Onion," Glenn Beck has now thrown his weight behind the campaign, suggesting that i...

On Our Radar: What's New And Hot In Summer Books

Posted 08.23.2011 | Books

We've been unpacking books for summer reading and thought you'd want to know what we've found--everything from big fiction to quiet first novels, from...

A Writer's Writing Process: An Interview With My Father, Jay Wolpert

Heather Wolpert-Gawron | Posted 08.21.2011 | Books
Heather Wolpert-Gawron

I truly believe that most people who should write... and who don't write... don't because they're afraid to find out that they're lousy at it. Not wanting to confront that unpleasant truth in myself, I invented powerful excuses not to write.

The Book Doctors Present: As You Like It, Or the Power of Facebook for Authors

David Henry Sterry | Posted 07.17.2011 | Books
David Henry Sterry

Every day writers of all ages, races and creeds; published, self-published and unpublished, breathlessly ask us, "Do I really have to have a Facebook page, and if so, what the heck do I do with it?"

PHOTOS: Writers And Their Kitties | Posted 07.12.2011 | Books

From Zoe Triska, Huffington Post: This blog catalogs famous writers with the pet kittens and cats. Too cute!...

PHOTOS: 10 Writers’ Unruly, Manly Manes | Posted 07.10.2011 | Books

We were a little bit late in reading Jorian Polis Schutz’s analysis of manly manes in the last issue of Cabinet, titled “Barbers and Barbarians,...

State Legislator's Mom Makes Him Apologize To Neil Gaiman | DAVE ITZKOFF | Posted 07.06.2011 | Books

A Minnesota legislator who ridiculed the fantasy writer Neil Gaiman has apologized for his intemperate remarks, but is standing by his criticism of th...

Jason Linkins

Neil Gaiman Is A 'Pencil Necked Weasel' Says Angry Minnesota Lawmaker | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.05.2011 | Books

While most of my assumptions about the state of Minnesota are based upon a single weekend trip to Minneapolis and the entire Replacements discography,...

Neil Gaiman's Response To Being On Senator's 'Hate List' | Alison Flood | Posted 07.05.2011 | Books

Pencil-necked? Maybe. Thief? No way. Award-winning author Neil Gaiman has defended himself against Republican Matt Dean's extraordinary claim that he ...

Neil Gaiman Placed On Minnesota Senator's 'Hate List'

The A.V. Club | Erik Adams | Posted 07.04.2011 | Books

Neil Gaiman personally stepped into the war over funding for public broadcasting earlier today, tweeting that he had been put on the Minnesota Republi...

Neil Gaiman Writing Movie Script For New Book Adaptation

The Hollywood Reporter | Jonathan Landreth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Neil Gaiman, the award-winning writer of The Sandman comics and the novella Coraline, has signed on to pen English scripts for a big-budget series of ...

Neil Gaiman's 'Neverwhere' Final Selection For 'One Book, One Chicago'

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Neverwhere, Neil Gaiman's Chicago-inspired novel about a fantasy world beneath London, is the 20th selection of "One Book, One Chicago"--and the final...

Neil Gaiman at the House on the Rock (SLIDESHOW)

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the House on the Rock roadside attraction every year. It's a strange and wonderful place, but this weekend things got a bit weirder -- and more magical -- than usual.

My Response to Neil Gaiman's Modest Proposal

Monica Edinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Monica Edinger

The master-of-the-macabre suggests that: ... on Hallowe'en or during the week of Hallowe'en, we give each other scary books. Give children scary book...

New Yorker Festival 2010 Lineup Announced: Stephen King, Malcolm Gladwell, Dave Eggers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The weekend of October 1st is going to be very busy in the literary world, as heavy hitters from across all book genres are slated to appear at the 11...

Neil Gaiman Win Lawsuit Over Comic Book Characters

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

MADISON, Wis. — "Coraline" and "Stardust" author Neil Gaiman is owed royalties for three more characters that appeared in artist Todd McFarlane'...

Amanda Palmer, Radiohead & Ukuleles

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lee Stranahan

The next logical step for Amanda Palmer was to release an album of Radiohead covers performed on the ukulele and sell it online through a donation-based model. Plus a vinyl version.

Sxip Shirey's Magic Journey: Sonic New York

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Sxip Shirey looks like a magician, with his wiry gray exploding hair and mischief eyes, and he has an uncanny ability to cast a musical spell over a r...

Does Free Sell?

David Carnoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Carnoy

I recently re-issued the free app as a lengthy excerpt and posted 150 pages of "Knife Music" on Since then some folks have asked me whether giving away the whole book or these extended free samples has helped sell books.

Authors Blogging: 'Connect, Don't Network,' Says Gaiman

Publishing Perspectives | Edward Nawotka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Use your blog to connect. Use it as you. Don't 'network' or 'promote.' Just talk," says author Neil Gaiman, winner of the Twitter category at the ina...

Book For The World To Read? Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods' Launches One Book One Twitter

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 01.02.2012 | Books

Last year Edinburgh residents tackled Arthur Conan Doyle's dinosaur adventure The Lost World, last month Dubliners were taking a collective look at Th...