New Essay by Craig Clevenger - 'Cave Men, Sharks, and the Doors of Perception'

New Essay by Craig Clevenger - 'Cave Men, Sharks, and the Doors of Perception'

News by Dennis Widmyer
For the first time in over a year, cult author and badass craft maestro Craig Clevenger ('The Contortionist's Handbook') unveils a new essay, in anticipation of his upcoming November class with us.
Library lending of eBooks up 200 percent

eBook Borrowing From Libraries Up 200 Percent

News by Rob Hart October 14, 2011
More than 12 million eBooks have been checked out from libraries so far this year, an increase of 200 percent over last year--and that number could climb to 16 million by year's end.
Glamorama

Roger Avary To Direct Adaptation Of Bret Easton Ellis's "Glamorama", Sex Scenes Hot As Hell

News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 13, 2011
It's been a long time coming, but according to Ellis, Roger Avary's Adaptation of "Glamorama" is finally on its way.
Poll shows Britons buy classic literature to look smart

Poll Shows Britons Buy Books To Look Smart

News by Rob Hart October 12, 2011
A poll shows that residents of the United Kingdom are more interested in displaying classic works of literature, and less interesting in actually reading them.
Book publishers using Spotify to create soundtracks for books

Publishers Using Spotify to Build Playlists for Novels

News by Rob Hart October 11, 2011
Book publishers are working with authors to create Spotify playlists, featuring music that inspired their work.
Male librarians get naked to raise money for 'It Gets Better Project'

Male Librarians Get Naked to Raise Money for 'It Gets Better Project'

News by Rob Hart October 11, 2011
Male librarians, seeking to dispel the stereotype of the old, uptight librarians, pose naked for a calendar that comes with the added bonus of raising money to support LGBT youth.
Amy Winehouse to Release Posthumous Memoir

Mitch Winehouse To Publish Memoir About His Troubled Daughter

News by Brandon Tietz October 11, 2011
Father of singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse will have a memoir released next summer through HarperCollins.
Morgan Spurlock

Attention Writers! Morgan Spurlock Wants To Capitalize On Your Failure.

News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 7, 2011
Casting begins for "Failure Club," a documentary style program aimed at helping people overcome their fear and achieve their dreams.
Tomas Transtromer

And The Winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize For Literature Is...

News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 6, 2011
Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer wins 2011 Nobel Prize for literature, is more than meets the eye.
Plagarism

Writers Unite To Levy Criminal Charges Against Internet Super Plagiarist

News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 5, 2011
Join the fight against literary theft by aiding the prosecution of one of the internet's most egregious offenders.
Wordstock 2011

Geek Out With Fellow Book Nerds At Wordstock 2011

News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 3, 2011
Portland's annual celebration of literature and literacy takes place October 6th - 9th
Dr. Sleep

Watch Stephen King Read From His Sequel to "The Shining"

News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 1, 2011
The rumors are true. Stephen King is writing a sequel to "The Shining," and it has vampires in it.