Category Archive: Books

Salinger secrets remain secret

>By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer  Rumors of completed, unpublished manuscripts remain rumors; no one is talking. There are still no Salinger e-books or planned film adaptations of his work. One award-winning biographer… Continue reading

Wynonna Judd’s Restless Heart

>This is interesting. Country crooner Wynonna Judd, who was successful as part of a duo with her Mother, Naomi Judd as the Judds, has written her first Fiction Novel, “Restless Heart”.  Can she… Continue reading

UK book chain starts annual debut authors hot list

>Hmmm….I don’t see me or MY novel, Aside of Murder, here anywhere 😉 British booksellers Waterstone’s announced its first annual list of 11 debut novelists expected to achieve critical and commercial success. “We… Continue reading

Conan Doyle estate approves new Holmes story

>This is great news!  I love reading the novels, books and stories Conan Doyle wrote about Holmes and Watson! Sherlock Holmes is to be brought back to life in the first new novel… Continue reading

Sept. 11 burn survivor has book deal

>Wow, bless her heart!  A woman nearly burned to death by the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is ready to tell her story in a memoir, her publisher announced Monday. Lauren Manning, who… Continue reading

Great Expectations, wasn’t.

>Uhm…It isn’t the lack of sales or timing for Oprah’s Book Picks…They are horrendously boring and dull picks.  Thats what the writer and those whom were interviewed of this article are trying to… Continue reading

Leave Twain Alone!

>Would publishers dream of editing Shakespeare?  How about rewriting “To Kill A Mockingbird”?  Would Jane Eyre read better if it were revamped? Of course not. Mark Twain’s books, “Tom Sawyer” and “Huckleberry Finn” are as… Continue reading

Pulitzer-winning writer Ford to teach at Ole Miss

>Well, just Gawwwwd Bless him! I say, if you’ve got it, flaunt it.  Seems Pulitzer-winning writer Richard Ford wants to teach at Ole Miss.  He’s got theories and ideas and just wants to share.… Continue reading