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  • 'Harry Potter' available as e-books at Oyster

    'Harry Potter' available as e-books at Oyster
    J.K. Rowling has been very protective of Harry Potter, not letting her boy wizard jump into the e-book format until 2012. When he finally did, it was part of a universe she controlled, Pottermore. Now the seven original Harry Potter books are...
  • Technology senses shoppers' habits to make advertising personal

    PITTSBURGH Walking by a department store perfume counter, a woman passes a digital sign glowing with the image of her favorite scent. By the time she reaches the shoe department, a coupon pops up on her smartphone offering an additional 30 percent off...
  • Bookfest luncheon features best-selling authors

    Bookfest luncheon features best-selling authors
    The Mandel Jewish Community Center of the Palm Beaches will host its 20th Annual Boynton Beach Book Luncheon featuring best-selling authors Pam Jenoff and Alyson Richman at 11 a.m. on Feb. 10, at Indian Springs Country Club, 11501 El Clair Ranch Road in...
  • Hoag celebrates birthday, new book at ShowChic

    Hoag celebrates birthday, new book at ShowChic
    It was a full house at ShowChic boutique's monthly Shop Talk Jan. 20 as guests waited to hear from Grand Prix dressage rider and No. 1 New York Times best-selling author Tami Hoag. There was also some birthday cake. Shop Talk began in 2008 by ShowChic...
  • Voltaire's 250-year-old book on tolerance climbs French best-seller lists after terror attacks

    A 250-year-old book by the Enlightenment anti-establishment writer Voltaire is climbing best-seller lists in France weeks after attacks by French-born Islamic extremists that left 20 people dead, including the gunmen. The "Treatise on Tolerance" is a cry...
  • Plenty of history in upcoming "College Park" book

    Plenty of history in upcoming "College Park" book
    If there’s one thing that Tana Mosier Porter wants to emphasize, it’s that there are definitely a lot of photos in her new College Park book – 200 of them, in fact – but at the same time: “It’s not a picture book. It is...
  • Spring Film: A season of sameness

    It's a new year well, practically (still January) and a new spirit pervades the land. Nowhere is that sense of innovation and imagination, of bold ideas and daring leaps into the further reaches of artistic realms, more in evidence than in Hollywood....
  • Editor's choice: 'Florence Gordon' by Brian Morton

    Editor's choice: 'Florence Gordon' by Brian Morton
    As college students around the country debate whether to continue the tradition and stage a Valentine's Day performance of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" or cancel it for good, I found myself wondering: "What would Florence Gordon think?" Florence...
  • Character Mortdecai has much in common with creator Kyril Bonfiglioli

    The indelible Charlie Mortdecai, literary offspring of the English novelist Kyril Bonfiglioli, was featured in three marvelously funny novels before his creator died, of cirrhosis, at the age of 56. This past weekend he made the voyage from page to...
  • Orca bills being studied in California, Florida

    Orca bills being studied  in California, Florida
    It looks like legislation restricting theme parks' use of killer whales won't be revived this year in California. In Florida, however, a state senator is considering a bill that could affect the Miami Seaquarium's lone orca. In California, Assemblyman...
  • Top 3 Moravian Book Shop best-sellers: Nonfiction hardcover

    THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP: THE JAPANESE ART OF DECLUTTERING AND ORGANIZING By Marie Kondo (Ten Speed Press, $16.99) Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize...