Words of the Year

2011 Words of the Year

News by Brandon Tietz
November 30, 2011 (5) comments
The results are in. Here are your 2011 words of the year.
The mysterious Voynich Manuscript

Mysterious Voynich Manuscript Now Available Online

News by Rob Hart
November 29, 2011 (5) comments
Yale University Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library has made the mysterious Voynich Manuscript available online, in its entirety.
Cool Library

Libraries Turn Up Their Curb Appeal to 11

News by Brandon Tietz
November 29, 2011 (5) comments
In an attempt to stay relevant, libraries are now including special displays, gift shops, and coffee kiosks.
Indie Book Obama

President Patronizes Indie Book Store For Small Business Saturday

News by Rob Hart
November 28, 2011 (10) comments
President Barack Obama marked Small Business Saturday by taking his daughters to an independent bookstore in Washington, D.C.
Stocking Stuffers: 13 Writing Tips by Chuck Palahniuk & Cyber Monday Coupon!

Stocking Stuffers: 13 Writing Tips by Chuck Palahniuk & Cyber Monday Coupon!

News by Dennis Widmyer
For Cyber Monday, we're giving you two treats. An exclusive essay by Chuck Palahniuk packed with 13 tips on writing, and a Cyber Monday coupon code that knocks $10 off our 6 month membership.
Kerouac Lost Novel

Lost Kerouac Novel Surfaces

News by Brandon Tietz
November 25, 2011 (4) comments
The first book from author Jack Kerouac, which had long been considered lost, has finally surfaced.
Black Friday is upon us

LitReactor's Black Friday Survival Guide

News by Rob Hart
Looking for some Black Friday deals? Don't want to get trampled to death at the local Wal-Mart? We've got you covered.
Items from Raymond Chandler to hit auction block

Books And Papers From Raymond Chandler Hitting The Auction Block

News by Rob Hart
Books and papers from the library of Jean Vounder-Davis, Raymond Chandler's fiancée and secretary until his death in 1959, will hit the auction block next month.
Fantasy Novelist Anne McCaffrey Passed Away At 85

Fantasy Novelist Anne McCaffrey Has Died

News by Rob Hart
November 23, 2011 (2) comments
Fantasy novelist Anne McCaffrey, who started writing as a protest against "absurd and unrealistic" portrayals of women in science-fiction, has died at the age of 85.
Sexy Catholic

Catholic Church Nixes Porn Bookseller

News by Brandon Tietz
November 23, 2011 (4) comments
Catholic church looking to cut ties with German publisher over pornographic materials.