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.
Books-A-Million will open 41 new stores next month

Books-A-Million Actually OPENING New Stores

News by Rob Hart
October 28, 2011 (4) comments
Books-A-Million is bucking the trend of the struggling bookstore, opening 41 new locations next month.
Shakespeare Anonymous

The Great Shakespeare Debate: Now A Major Motion Picture

October 27, 2011 (9) comments
The debate over the authorship of Shakespeare's plays rages on as "Anonymous" screenwriter John Orloff responds to Columbia Professor James Shapiro's blasting of the film.
Shut the F up, Kid

Would You Like a Side of Profanity With Your Literature?

News by Brandon Tietz
October 27, 2011 (13) comments
Curse words in book titles are a little bit more mainstream than you might think. Will the fad last?
Edgar Allan Poe's Bronx home undergoing renovations

Edgar Allan Poe's Bronx Home Undergoing Renovations

News by Rob Hart
October 27, 2011 (2) comments
Edgar Allan Poe's Bronx home is undergoing renovations, although it's unclear when it will open for visitors.
Occupy Book

Occupy Wall Street Book Due Out in December

News by Brandon Tietz
October 27, 2011 (4) comments
Striking while the iron's hot, OR Books is set to take Occupy Wall Street to print.
The Chicago Tribune literary section

The Chicago Tribune Considers Fee For New Lit Section

News by Rob Hart
October 26, 2011 (11) comments
The Chicago Tribune is considering a weekly literary section with reviews, original fiction, and articles about the local literary scene--at a cost of $2 per issue