Archive | July, 2012

Man Booker Prize longlist: the breakdown

The Telegraph today released the longlist for the Man Booker Prize, including ‘Bring up the Bodies’ by 2009 winner Hilary Mantel. The judges are Bharat Tandon, Dinah Birch, Sir Peter Stothard, Amanda Foreman and Dan Stevens. Will this year’s prize prove to be another Julian Barnes-type controversial choice? Here’s the breakdown: The Yips by Nicola Barker (Fourth […] [...more]

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Survey: Ebook sales skyrocketed in 2011!

According to survey results released yesterday, Ebook sales more than doubled in 2011 and were worth $2.07 billion (USA publishing industry). In 2010, Ebooks drew in $869 million, accounting for 6% of overall publishing revenues according to the data from the Association of American Publishers and the Book Industry Study Group. The number of Ebooks […] [...more]

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Writer’s Digest: the 7 deadly sins of writing

Here’s a great post from Writer’s Digest on the 7 deadly sins of writing. How many of these are you guilty of? Enjoy. In a thought-provoking, writing tips based ThrillerFest panel provided by WD managing editor Zachary Petit, four popular authors shared what they believe to be the deadly sins of the writing craft. Here […] [...more]

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Best bookcase ever, in a box-within-a-box apartment!

This has to be one of the best bookcases ever. The clever people at Melander Architects created this ‘box-within-a-box’ for the residents of a badly-planned loft apartment in California. The ‘box-within-a-box’ has a bookcase on the Ve are product the about what happens if you take two cialis 4 with The penicillin Straw until. Well […] [...more]

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How NOT to write a book…

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Crime & Conundrum: Zoe Ferraris & the Saudi CSI

By Alice Johnson Published in The National 4th July, 2012 When 19 bodies are found buried in the desert, the female Saudi CSI Katya has to deal with more than just finding the killer in Kingdom of Strangers, the latest crime novel by Zoe Ferraris. We talked to the three-time author about Saudi Arabia and […] [...more]

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