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Jul 17 2012: Else Holmelund Minarik, author of Little Bear Books, dies at 91
Jul 16 2012: Stephen Covey, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, has died aged 79
Jul 10 2012: Project Gutenberg, the granddaddy of all digitization programs, now has 40,000 books available!
Jul 09 2012: USA sales of "Fifty Shades of Grey" series to hit 20 million copies this week.
Jul 07 2012: Gabriel Garcia Marquez no longer able to write due to dementia
Jun 26 2012: Indie Publishers Back Agency Model, Criticize DoJ Deal
Jun 26 2012: News Corp may split HarperCollins, WSJ & Times into separate company
Jun 26 2012: Nora Ephron dies aged 71
Jun 25 2012: Anne Enright and Robert Massie win first ever Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction
Jun 22 2012: Books-A-Million adds voice to oppose Dept. of Justice e-book price fixing deal
Jun 22 2012: Three-quarters of US public libraries offer e-book lending services but half of patrons who own e-book readers do not know that their library loans e-books
Jun 21 2012: Penguin to re-enter library e-book market
Jun 18 2012: March book sales down 7%, but up 6.2% year to date.
Jun 13 2012: US State Dept likely to spend $16.5 million on Kindles
Jun 12 2012: Sainsbury's buys 64% stake in Anobii
Jun 12 2012: Google reaches agreement to scan French books
Jun 09 2012: Author Barry Unsworth dies aged 81
Jun 07 2012: Natasha Trethewey to be next poet laureate
Jun 06 2012: Sci-fi author Ray Bradbury dead at 91
May 30 2012: Sony sells 500,000 e-readers in Europe
May 30 2012: Madeline Miller wins Orange Prize
May 24 2012: BookExpo America will broadcast live author appearances for the first time
May 24 2012: Apple says U.S. e-book lawsuit 'fundamentally flawed'
May 24 2012: Under 10% of self-published authors earn a living from their writing
May 22 2012: 10 million copies of Fifty Shades of Grey sold in 6 weeks - that's 25% of all adult books sold!
May 22 2012: Cellphone company Orange drops sponsorship of UK Women's Prize for Fiction
May 21 2012: Houghton Mifflin Hracourt files for bankruptcy
May 17 2012: Jean Craighead George, author of 100 books for young people including 'My Side of the Mountain', dies aged 92
May 15 2012: Mexican novelist, Carlos Fuentes, dies aged 83
May 14 2012: Popular authors increase output, some doubling to two books a year, to meet insatiable ebook demand
The Woman Upstairs
The riveting confession of a woman awakened, transformed, and betrayed by passion and desire for a world beyond her own.
How to Create the Perfect Wife
Stranger than fiction, blending tragedy and farce,
How to Create the Perfect Wife is an engrossing tale of the radicalism, and deep contradictions, at the heart of the Enlightenment.
A wise and affirming meditation on living fully and preparing for death, written by a highly regarded spiritual teacher.
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
Although heavy on the scientific details, which slowed down the story for me (OK, I admit, I was one of those liberal arts majors who skipped out on...
The House at the End of Hope Street by Menna van Praag
Loved this book. Magical, quirky, enchanting I could go on. All books do not have to be literary fiction, sometimes it is just so comforting to read...
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
Can an wiser, older narrator view the past with more wisdom than he might have possessed forty years earlier in the summer he was thirteen? Ordinary...
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