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An Author's Guide to Praise and Endorsement Best Practices

Brooke Warner | Posted 08.11.2016 | Home
Brooke Warner

I get an inordinate number of questions about what the industry fondly calls "blurbs," and here I attempt to cover them all with a detailed list of how authors can approach soliciting and choosing, and everything in between.

Ode to Tom Robbins

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.13.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

I vividly remember my first Tom Robbins book. It was Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, and I first spotted it in my father's reading pile. "What on earth,"...

I'm With Stupid: Joyce in China Bigger Than Hasselhoff in Germany

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.06.2013 | Home
Todd Hartley

I once read somewhere that James Joyce's novel Ulysses was the best book ever written, so a few years ago when I found an old copy for a dollar, I bought it.

A Literary Tour Of The Most Well-Read Cities In America

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.31.2011 | Home

Yesterday, Amazon released a list of the most well-read cities in our fair nation based on media sales so far this year; you may find the results surp...

PHOTOS: 10 Uplifting Books For Lonely Souls

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.16.2011 | Home

In response to Russ Marshalek’s excellent post on devastatingly sad books last week, we’ve decided to try and lift your spirits a little during th...

The Village Voice Loses Two Veteran Columnists

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Village Voice political columnist Wayne Barrett says he has written his last piece for the New York City paper. Barrett says in his fare...

The Fab Faux Celebrate John Lennon's Extraordinary Life and Career with a Special 70th Birthday Concert at Radio City Music Hall Sept. 25

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Holly Cara Price

Legendary rock critic Dave Marsh once said of the Fab Faux, "All rock bands want to be like the Beatles; these guys have the nerve to BE the Beatles. ...

Sex, Lies and Michael Mineo

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Three cops are now on trial in Brooklyn State Supreme Court on the explosive claim of Michael Mineo, a 25-year-old admitted Crips gang member.