Friday, October 24, 2014

Book News You Can Use 10/24/14



Relax in Paradise Park Honan.

Congratulations to Roxane Gay and Marlon James because their books were named two of Library Journal's 10 Best Books for 2014!

Congratulations also go out to the winners of the Kirkus Prize!

Why does "Nexflix for Books" has it limits?  Because we have something called THE LIBRARY!!

Amazon has inked a deal with S&S, giving them ammo with their fight with Hatchette.

Add children's book author to Jimmy Fallon's resume.

Shouldn't this author spend more time writing rather than stalking book bloggers? She needs to get a life.  And Dear Author explains (in situations like this) why it's good that bloggers have pseudonyms.  And someone broke it down on why just stalking bloggers (and lying about it) is a very bad idea.

So, I really want to read this book about Michael Jackson impersonators.

Of course the top cities for readers of African-American literature are going to be cities with a lot of African-Americans. Duh.

Toni Morrison has donated her papers to Princeton, but some wonder why she didn't donate them to Howard.

The Joan Didion documentary was funded by Kickstarter in less than 24 hours.

Barnes and Noble has just come out with a 10' Nook.

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