The Power of Books

Tuesday September 18th 2007, 9:34 am

From the university of applied arts vienna:

Subjects: humor, photo, power, books

TV, Movies, Videogames and Books

Tuesday April 24th 2007, 9:21 pm

One thing I’ve been thinking about with the death of book review sections and the superiority of book review sections in certain other countries is that it’s indicative of a larger cultural issue — that books and literature are increasingly being pushed to the sidelines and that the readers of them are becoming more and […]

Against the Day

Sunday March 18th 2007, 3:10 pm

I’m reading Against the Day now. I had misgivings about it, but it turns out I’m loving every page. It’s reminding me of all the reasons I loved Pynchon in the first place.

Subjects: reading, books

Cloud Atlas

Thursday December 21st 2006, 9:05 pm

The best book I’ve read in quite some time is Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell. It’s also the first book I’ve read in a VERY long time that I knew I was going to have to reread to get the most out of.

Subjects: books

Will Apple get into eBooks?

Wednesday July 26th 2006, 6:01 pm

The Millions (A Blog About Books): Will Apple get into eBooks?
Subjects: publishing, tech, books

Social Networking for Bookworms

Wednesday June 28th 2006, 1:49 pm

WSJ on — - Social Networking for Bookworms
“Myspace for bookworms,” huh?
Via Blog of a bookslut

Subjects: books, internet

NPR : A Standup Guy Who Is Serious About Books

Monday June 26th 2006, 1:19 pm

NPR : A Standup Guy Who Is Serious About Books
Last year there was a lot of hooplah about “fifty-two books in a year”. But it’s not a number I find impressive, I read a book a week normally. In fact, back before television, people would read two books a week. I you read for as […]

Is it ethical to sell books from your website

Tuesday June 13th 2006, 2:22 pm

CRITICAL MASS: Our Promise to You: No Buzz Marketing
I say: there is nothing inethical about selling books from your website. In related news, click the link on the lower right.

Subjects: books, blogging

Guardian Unlimited Books | Top 10s | Sam Jordison: books on cults

Tuesday November 15th 2005, 2:22 pm

Guardian Unlimited Books | Top 10s | Sam Jordison: books on cults
The top 10 cult books

2. The Book Of Mormon by Joseph Smith
The book that Mark Twain disparaged is nigh on unreadable. As Twain also pointed out, if Smith had left out his favourite phrase “And it came to pass” this 500-page bible “would only […]

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