June 12, 2009

Literary Links

Literary Links

1. Three independent booksellers pick Summer's Best Reads...read more

2. Books — specifically scholarly titles published by university presses and other professional publishers — retain two distinct comparative advantages over other forms of communication in the idea bazaar...read more

3. John Gray: He thinks there are far too many humans, that we are a plague on the planet and a rapacious horde, and that our desires for a better society will inevitably end in mass murder. How can such a misanthrope get out of bed every morning?...read more

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Crime novelist Elmore Leonard is known for his crisp dialogue and his vast back catalog. In his newest novel, Road Dogs, he brings together characters from three of his past books...read an excerpt

3 comments:

  1. The John Gray link wasn't working for me, but the article on scholarly books was interesting. Not entirely sure I agree with the all the points, but I like how he has a specific plan; and I like the idea of making hard copy presses global.

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  2. Wanted to stop by and give you the heads-up. Your blog was mentioned as A Book Blogger’s New Discovery by Tea, one of the viewers who commented.

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  3. The link were great. I saw the first one somewhere as I recall jotting down a few titles. Thanks for the post!

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