Read Harry Potter books in a few hours? New tech may make it possibleLos Angeles TimesA new technology that is set to make its debut in April could one day make it possible for users to read Harry Potter books in just a few hours. Spritz, as the technology is called, makes it easy for users to read as quickly as 1,000 words per minute ...and more »
Comic Artist Raises $50K for Books, Then Just Burns ThemMashableA comic artist in Chicago who raised over $50,000 on Kickstarter to publish and ship hardback books has decided to torch the product for which donors paid. Though John Campbell says he was able to send a good number of them, he posted a rambling ...This Artist Is Burning Books That Kickstarter B […]
Books to Watch Out For: MarchNew Yorker (blog)For more than a decade, Doniger's scholarship has been under attack by conservative Hindu groups who feel that her work misrepresents and insults their religion; last month, her eight-hundred-page book “The Hindus: An Alternative History” was pulled ...
Love 'Reign'? Three British princess books to dive intoEntertainment WeeklySo if you're longing for more after Reign's last episode, there are plenty of books to choose from. Here's a look at three of our very favorite princess books, complete with epic romance, sprawling castles, the Queen's English, and a gripping storyline .. […]
Teju Cole: By the BookNew York TimesThe photographer and author of “Open City” and “Every Day Is for the Thief” says the novel is overrated. “The writers I find most interesting find ways to escape it.” What books are currently on your night stand? I just got in the “Selected Poems” of ...and more »
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