The results of the First Annual Inaugural Moby Awards for Excellence in the Field of Book Trailer Making and Other Such Affairs are finally out! So here’s a trailer that didn’t win… • When Mark Twain died, he left some five thousand pages of memoirs to his estate – on the single condition that they [...]
Foursome Jane Fallon Year: 2010 Pages: 394 Every now and then I yearn for something sugary and reach for a bar of chocolate. The same is also true in my reading life but instead of cocoa goodness, I satisfy my sweet tooth with a chick lit hit and there’s no better craving cure than a [...]
♫ When your funds get cut – and it don’t look good… who ya gonna call? ♫ • Does bad writing have its place? If you ask me, I’d say it certainly does. The bin. • “What is it with legs?” asked one audience member. “Every book seems to have someone’s legs on it these [...]
The Brontë Sisters, now with Kung-Fu Grip! • Christopher Lee reads Jabberwocky • Dave Barry on which books changed his life: “The Brothers Karamazov, by Dostoevsky. I was supposed to read it my freshman year in college, but it’s 18 million pages long and I could never get past the first 43. Nevertheless I wrote [...]
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Penguin is set to release 75 all-new Popular Penguins in July of this year. To celebrate, we’ve cut 20% off the RRP of the existing range! That means you can now pick up any one of these 99 bestselling titles for the low, low price of $7.99. Order now!
To celebrate the passing of International Star Wars Day earlier this week, and in the spirit of unrestrained geekery, I present to you a video of Spider-man and two Jedi Knights teaming up to apprehend an X-Men thief in comic book store. Yes, really. • “Mainstream publishing has gone sexually wide-open. Erotic books like ‘Candy [...]