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10 Tips for Writers Reading in Public

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 08.10.2013 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

Don't fall in love with yourself. It is a rare author who can read from their book for more than 8-10 minutes without engendering a tune-out from the audience.

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...

On Planes And Trains: What Have We Spied You Reading Lately?

Posted 06.08.2011 | Books

We've been watching you again, and we've been spotting you reading all sorts of books. From vampire fiction to Hemingway novels, you've been across...

Spotted Reading In Public: The Classics We Saw You Reading (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

People seem to be reverting to the comfort of reading classics in the cold weather. We spotted lots of them out there, among the breezy reads. What we...

Spotted Reading In Public

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Since the holidays, we've noticed more and more -- and more! -- eReaders around town. From Kindles to iPads, we've seen people enthralled by the books...

Reading In Public

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's the ingenious way to get real life book recommendations: spying on people reading in public. You can read reviews all you like, but you will neve...

Shakeseare, Suzanne Collins And Patti Smith

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

To discover new books you can read reviews, but you can also pause and take a look around while out in public. What's a better way to find out what bo...

Reading In Public

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Reading In Public, one of our favorite series at Huffington Post Books, allows us to take the pulse of the world by way of seeing what its people are ...

Reading In Public

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's been too long since we've shared with you the pulse of the people. It's a little segment we like to call Reading In Public! Here's how it works:...

Trains, Planes, On The Street...

Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's time for another installment of Reading In Public! When someone takes a book into a public place, it's a big commitment. We have lots of things ...

From New York City Subways To North Carolina Airports

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Subways, airports, buses--we keep an eagle eye out and the moment we hear a page turn, our ears perk up. We're on the lookout for what people are rea...

Bookspotting In Brooklyn: Photographs Of People Reading From Chris Arnade

The New Yorker | Posted by Macy Halford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Chris's portraits are undeniably cool, but they're also sweet: living and reading in Brooklyn makes these subjects smile. Us too...

Reading In Public: What Are People Reading? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sometimes the best ideas for the next book on your reading list can come from the person sitting next to you on the bus. The books that people choose ...

Reading In Public: What Are People Reading? (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Love reading books and trying to figure out what to pick up next? Look no farther than the person sitting next to you anywhere in public. Instead of l...

Book Covers: Still Important In The Age Of eBooks?

The New York Times | MOTOKO RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Among other changes heralded by the e-book era, digital editions are bumping book covers off the subway, the coffee table and the beach. That is a los...

Reading In Public: They're Not The Big New Bestsellers You'd Expect (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Every so often we gather observations from around the country of what people are reading in public. What people were reading in the fall is a bit diff...