July 2007

Hyped Potter release a curse for independent sellers

MINNEAPOLIS—Saturday’s debut of the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series may be a magical time financially for its author and

Vampire Love Triangle

When in doubt, bring on the vampires. That is, if you can’t do zombies. That’s the advice which prospective young authors should take

“Faith Comes by Hearing”: A brief history of American Audio Bibles

Casting Samuel L. Jackson in the role of God says as much about the power of Pulp Fiction as it does about hermeneutics, but imagine a God that sounded like Eartha Kitt…

Has the Potter secret been blown on the Web?

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Harry Potter dies! No, wait, he lives! If you’re lying awake at night counting the minutes until Saturday when the final

Impotence: A review and interview

This is the first of what I hope will be a series of short looks at books from academic presses which I think might interest

Obama launches book clubs to win over voters

PORTSMOUTH, N.H.—Stealing a page from Oprah Winfrey—his close friend and fellow Chicago celebrity—Sen. Barack Obama launched book clubs in a dozen

The next Potter?

Just to keep the Harry Potter-related news onslaught trucking along, here’s an interesting item from The Hollywood Reporter noting that with two films yet

Life after Harry Potter?

Fans, publishers wondering what to do next…

I’m a Lebowski, You’re a Lebowski

Well… have I ever anticipated a book quite this much? Christmas has come early for the Achievers. I’m a Lebowski, You’re a Lebowski

Kid authors: A quick guide

New day, new kid author receives book deal. What is in the cordial? Ever since The Guardian remarked on 11-year-old Nancy Yi Fan’s book

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//Mixed media

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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