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Celebrated Editor Hollis George Picks His 10 Favorite New eBooksCelebrated Editor Hollis George Picks His 10 Favorite New eBooks
April 18, 2014

For years readers have looked forward to the Reading List of Hollis George. Periodically, the celebrated anthologist and editorial director of Absolutely Amazing eBooks and The New Atlantian Library i... (more...)


Wheeler Peavy Shares Family History in New BiographyWheeler Peavy Shares Family History in New Biography
April 16, 2014

Drawing on oral tradition and 80 years of census records and archives, author Wheeler Peavy set out to document the paternal side of his family tree, starting with Liza (Webb) Peavy, the matriarch of ... (more...)


New Book Explores the Ten Commandments' DogmaNew Book Explores the Ten Commandments' Dogma
April 16, 2014

In 'Moses, the Ten Commandments, and Me,' Reverend and author Hal H. Eaton re-excavates the familiar turf of the Ten Commandments to highlight their undeniable relevance to modern lives, illuminating ... (more...)


'Out of Mercy' Presents a Serial Killer With Heart'Out of Mercy' Presents a Serial Killer With Heart
April 15, 2014

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BUSINESSMAN FIRST is ReleasedBUSINESSMAN FIRST is Released
April 14, 2014

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Kazuo Ueno Discusses New Theory of Light in BookKazuo Ueno Discusses New Theory of Light in Book
April 14, 2014

Every art historian nowadays (except Kazuo Ueno) dismisses Johannes Vermeer's hidden influence on Christiaan Huygens regarded as the most powerful light physics and astronomy researcher in the 17th Ce... (more...)


2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winners Announced2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winners Announced
April 12, 2014

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books kicked off its weekend-long celebration of ideas, creativity and the written word with the 34th Annual Book Prizes. Held tonight at the University of Southern C... (more...)


University Press of Kentucky Author Timothy K. Nenninger Receives the Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian ServiceUniversity Press of Kentucky Author Timothy K. Nenninger Receives the Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service
April 10, 2014

University Press of Kentucky author Timothy K. Nenninger has been awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service from the United States Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel. The ... (more...)


Bob Morris Releases Biography BUILT IN DETROITBob Morris Releases Biography BUILT IN DETROIT
April 10, 2014

Canton, Mich. (more...)


Lagniappe Publishing to Release CONFESSIONS OF A SELF-HELP WRITER by Benjamin W. DeHaven, Available 7/1Lagniappe Publishing to Release CONFESSIONS OF A SELF-HELP WRITER by Benjamin W. DeHaven, Available 7/1
April 08, 2014

If you've ever picked up a tell-all biography of a celebrity or a title from the self-help section at the bookstore, you don't want to miss Confessions of a Self-Help Writer (The Journal of Michael En... (more...)


University of Louisville Yarmuth Book Award Winners Presented with SUBVERSIVE SOUTHERNER by Catherine FoslUniversity of Louisville Yarmuth Book Award Winners Presented with SUBVERSIVE SOUTHERNER by Catherine Fosl
March 27, 2014

University Press of Kentucky title, Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South by Catherine Fosl, was chosen to be presented to the recipients of the ... (more...)


Catherine Nixon Cooke's New Biography Recognized by Rising Star ProgramCatherine Nixon Cooke's New Biography Recognized by Rising Star Program
March 20, 2014

Author Catherine Nixon Cooke transports readers across continents and cultures, offering a unique glimpse of 20th-century Mexico in her new biography 'The Thistle and the Rose: Romance, Railroads, and... (more...)


Benjamin W. DeHaven Releases CONFESSIONS OF A SELF-HELP WRITERBenjamin W. DeHaven Releases CONFESSIONS OF A SELF-HELP WRITER
March 19, 2014

If you've ever picked up a tell-all biography of a celebrity or a title from the self-help section at the bookstore, you don't want to miss Confessions of a Self-Help Writer (The Journal of Michael En... (more...)


Director Ryan Murphy Options Rights to Bestseller About Reclusive Heiress Huguette ClarkDirector Ryan Murphy Options Rights to Bestseller About Reclusive Heiress Huguette Clark
March 14, 2014

According to Deadline, director and writer Ryan Murphy has just optioned the rights to "Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life Of Huguette Clark And The Spending Of A Great American Fortune." This biog... (more...)


University of Alaska Press Releases SEVENTEEN YEARS IN ALASKAUniversity of Alaska Press Releases SEVENTEEN YEARS IN ALASKA
March 13, 2014

Swedish missionary Albin Johnson arrived in Alaska at the turn of the century, thousands of miles from home and with just two weeks' worth of English classes under his belt. While he intended to work ... (more...)


Collca Releases the Great Camel Experiment of the Old West eBookCollca Releases the Great Camel Experiment of the Old West eBook
March 13, 2014

The Great Camel Experiment of the Old West, Sherry Alexander, introduces us to a little known event in the mid-1800s that could have changed the American history of the old West. Taken from the diarie... (more...)


ND Taylor Releases Debut Novel, ORIGINS: SEED OF DECEITND Taylor Releases Debut Novel, ORIGINS: SEED OF DECEIT
March 13, 2014

ND Taylor marks his debut in the dazzling world of high fantasy fiction with the novel, 'Origins: Seed of Deceit: The Origins of Shadow and Flame.' In this first book in an epic series, Taylor recreat... (more...)


Best-Selling Author, Joe McGinniss, Dies at 71Best-Selling Author, Joe McGinniss, Dies at 71
March 11, 2014

Joe McGinniss, Sr., American author known for his best-selling The Selling of the President 1968 which described the marketing of then-presidential candidate Richard Nixon, has died at the age of 71. ... (more...)


Ricardo Estrada Releases New Novel GRATUITY NOT INCLUDEDRicardo Estrada Releases New Novel GRATUITY NOT INCLUDED
March 11, 2014

'Gratuity Not Included' (ISBN: 978-0979675539), a new book authored by Ricardo Estrada, will strike a chord with any reader who has ever questioned best-laid plans, been inspired by love, or bound by ... (more...)


THE GIRLS OF ATOMIC CITY Lands on Best Seller ListsTHE GIRLS OF ATOMIC CITY Lands on Best Seller Lists
March 11, 2014

THE GIRLS OF ATOMIC CITY was hailed by top media outlets as 'fascinating' and 'a phenomenal story' when it was first published last year. It hit The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times Best Selle... (more...)


BWW Interviews: Peter Danish and His Novel Tale of THE TENOR, World War II and Maria CallasBWW Interviews: Peter Danish and His Novel Tale of THE TENOR, World War II and Maria Callas
by Richard Sasanow - March 10, 2014

THE TENOR, the new novel by BWW's Classical Music Editor, Peter Danish, is a sweeping tale of a young tenor, that extends from pre-war Italy to his coming of age as a soldier in war-torn Greece, and e... (more...)


Dr. Sherwin Nuland, Author of HOW WE DIE, Dies at 83Dr. Sherwin Nuland, Author of HOW WE DIE, Dies at 83
March 06, 2014

Dr. Sherwin Nuland, author of award-winning book 'How We Die,' has died at age 83 of prostrate cancer at his home in Hamden, CT. (more...)


Bestseller CODE NAME: JOHNNY WALKER to Be Adapted Into MovieBestseller CODE NAME: JOHNNY WALKER to Be Adapted Into Movie
February 24, 2014

28 Entertainment announced today their acquisition of the film rights to the New York Times best-selling autobiography CODE NAME: JOHNNY WALKER, the true life account of a Navy SEALs translator in Ira... (more...)


Armenian Affairs Presents the Unauthorized Biography of the King of Armenian Love SongsArmenian Affairs Presents the Unauthorized Biography of the King of Armenian Love Songs
February 21, 2014

In Armenian Affairs, Eileen has captured the details of her love stories. The author invites everyone into her family circle offering a fascinating glimpse of the Armenian culture and a memoir to conv... (more...)


Manuel Antonio Lopez Offers A GUIDE TO WINNING MIND GAMESManuel Antonio Lopez Offers A GUIDE TO WINNING MIND GAMES
February 19, 2014

Isaac Newton's third law of motion, in layman's terms, states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Author Manuel Antonio Lopez uses this perspective in a scientific approach ... (more...)



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