Unpublished J. D. Salinger: For those wanting to get their hands on some rare works, three unpublished stories by J. D. Salinger have been leaked online.
Amazon Mental Illness: After undercover studies on working conditions at a warehouse in Britain, workers face an “increased risk of mental illness.”
Air Books: HarperCollins is the first publisher to team up with American Airlines to make ebooks available on flights.
Narnia Inspired: 5 awesome fantasy series inspired by the Chronicles of Narnia.
Game of Thrones the Game: It has now been revealed that video game company Telltale Games is working on a Game of Thrones video game.
The hard work has been done and someone has annotated every death in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.
Enter to win an advance copy of Bernard Cornwell’s new book, due out in January.
25 more great American independent bookstores.
Ribbon Cutting in San Rafael
On Monday, November 11th, Copperfield’s Books in San Rafael , where I am the assistant manager, opened its doors for the first time.
Hunger Games Theme Park
Lionsgate is exploring the possibility of creating Hunger Games theme parks, though one wonders with all the kids that will be killed, whether they will be popular.
Remembering Doris Lessing
On the passing of Doris Lessing at 94.
Amazon has created a new program, Amazon Source, in an attempt to work with independent bookstores.
Bookish Pet Costumes
Ever wondered what certain dogs and cats would look like as literary characters, and how far one can push their pet.
A new app and program from HarperCollins allows for interactive multimedia while reading certain books.
A baby was born in the Torrance Barnes and Noble store, read all about it!
How the ereader numbers are doing and what it means about reading.
What it means to be an author in Iceland and how many of them there are.
Finding libraries around the world in unexpected places.
Publishers Weekly on why Little, Brown took a chance on this unknown author.
An interesting piece from the New Yorker on what makes King so good, and it’s not that he’s a great horror writer per se.
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Alive Munro wins Nobel Prize for Literature.
A Tumblr to make librarian’s blood boil.
Want to know what important authors have lived in the San Francisco area, as well as other literary landmarks?
Tom Clancy, the bestselling author known for his military techno-thriller, such as The Hunt for Red October.
Some spectacular bookstore windows from around the world.
With the announcement of the change in policy with Goodreads, people may be looking for some alternatives.
The Guardian interviews Stephen King on the release of his The Shining sequel, Doctor Sleep.
With the domination of Amazon, indie bookstores were thought to be a dying breed, but change and survival is in the air.