Scientist studies health risks of reading while using the toilet

Science Finally Addresses Health-Related Risks Of Reading On The John

News by Rob Hart
November 1, 2011 (7) comments
A pediatric gastroenterologist from Israel undertook a study to examine the relative health of our bathroom reading habits, and the results may shock you (but probably won't).
National Novel Writing Month

Today Marks The Start of National Novel Writing Month

News by Rob Hart
November 1, 2011 (5) comments
National Novel Writing Month, a.k.a. NaNoWriMo, starts today, a competition that encourages people to write 50,000 words by the end of the month

LitRecapper: That Time of the Month

November 1, 2011 (12) comments
It's that time of the month again! Actually, it's the first time we've reached the end of a month. It's LitReactor's One-Monthiversery, and we have a very special segment of Recapper to share!
Science says eBooks add atomic weight to eReaders

Scientist Says eBooks Add Atomic Weight To eReaders

News by Rob Hart
November 1, 2011 (4) comments
Utilizing the magic of science and logic, a UC Berkley scientist says that eBooks do add additional weight to your eReader--on the atomic level
JK Rowling reveals that she almost killed off Ron Weasley

JK Rowling: Ron Weasley Almost Didn't Make It To The End

News by Rob Hart
October 31, 2011 (5) comments
JK Rowling has revealed that she nearly killed Ron Weasley halfway through the Harry Potter series out of 'spite.'
Sparkly vampires earn the ire of real vampires

Anne Rice Weighs In On The Debate Of Our Times: Should Vampires Sparkle?

News by Rob Hart
October 31, 2011 (4) comments
Vampire Queen Anne Rice has sparked quite a bit of discussion on her Facebook page about the sparkly nature of vampires.
Wall Street Journal eBooks

Wall Street Journal to Include eBook Best-sellers

News by Brandon Tietz
October 31, 2011 (1) comments
The Wall Street Journal has made an agreement with Nielson BookScan to include e-book best-sellers, even the self-published ones.
Kobo Publishing

Kobo Is Getting Into The Publishing Game

News by Rob Hart
October 28, 2011 (1) comments
Just one week after announcing their own tablet to compete with the Kindle Fire, Kobo is getting in on Amazon's publishing turf, too.
Dragon Tattoo Fashion Line

"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" Gets Its Own Clothing Line

News by Brandon Tietz
October 28, 2011 (10) comments
Calling all hipster chicks! Soon you can dress up like Lisbeth Salander!
New Essay by Craig Clevenger - 'Going the Distance'

New Essay by Craig Clevenger - 'Going the Distance'

News by Craig Clevenger
October 28, 2011 (3) comments
Author Craig Clevenger ('The Contortionist's Handbook', 'Dermaphoria') returns with a new essay (his second) for LitReactor, in anticipation of his upcoming November class with us.