It's now possible to download e-books for free from piracy Web sites. How will the already downtrodden publishing industry fight back?
Postmodernism in the 21st Century: Coming Soon to a Grocery Store Near You!
It has been an irrepressible activity since the dawn of man: to heap insults on enemies, rivals, neighbors, and even friends. Despite the ubiquitousness of
"As Uncle Max took Nachum's lifeless body out of my mother's trembling arms, I closed my eyes and pretended that what was happening was not real. Nachum's death left 13 of us in the attic, at least for the time being." -- Rita Lurie, Holocaust survivor
Today caps off this year’s Banned Books Week, the one week wherein reading rebels celebrate their right to read whatever they desire. The American
If you were lucky enough to wander into McNally Jackson Books in New York City on 30 September, employees from the Tarcher imprint at Penguin handed
Grant felt himself exposed in no man’s land. There was no avenue of retreat and the enemy was invisible and unassailable. His supports had
At least once a year I re-read Roughneck (Knopf, originally published in 1954), the second volume of noir author Jim Thompson’s autobiography. I first found
Las Vegas can be a scary place to live, sort of like Bakersfield except with continuous sunshine and slot machines in every corner market. William
I was reading a secondhand library-sale copy of Elizabeth Jolley’s 1997 novel Lovesong when it came to me, somewhere around page 90, that this book was