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  • Anne Willan's classic 'La Varenne Pratique' is now an e-book

    Anne Willan's classic 'La Varenne Pratique' is now an e-book
    Good news: British American food writer and cooking teacher Anne Willan has just published her classic cookbook “La Varenne Pratique” as an e-book. I’m definitely in. For years I’ve been mourning the loss of my copy of the...
  • The Biblioracle: James Patterson aids bookstores

    The Biblioracle: James Patterson aids bookstores
    I think I've only read one of his books — the first Alex Cross novel, "Along Came a Spider" — but it's possible that James Patterson is now my favorite author. The reason? He's giving away $1 million to independent bookstores. The grants,...
  • Jill Soloway hits it big with Amazon's 'Transparent'

    Jill Soloway hits it big with Amazon's 'Transparent'
    Jill Soloway's vision of hitting the big time looks like this: Ratty couches strewn with old blankets. A “stinky rug.” A cat box containing a yellow liquid that, assurances are made, is just dirty water, not any sort of digestive byproduct. A...
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Of all the web tools and programs out there that will convert the audio......
  • 9 tips to start your university years right

    Brazen Careerist You only get the amazing experience of college once in your life. Sometimes this experience is the best in your life, and at other times, even the strongest people want to give up and cry. You'll encounter a big learning curve as you...
  • 'Mozart in the Jungle' series gets the green light from Amazon

    'Mozart in the Jungle' series gets the green light from Amazon
    "Mozart in the Jungle" -- a satirical look at the classical-music world that stars Gael Garcia Bernal as a thinly veiled parody of conductor Gustavo Dudamel -- has been picked up by Amazon, the online retailer announced this week. The pilot episode of...
  • Amazon Prime raises price by $20

    Amazon Prime raises price by $20
    Amazon will raise the price of its Amazon Prime service by $20, the online retail giant announced earlier this week. Current members will pay the $99 fee when their accounts come up for renewal. CNET reports that shoppers whose Prime accounts are due...
  • House panel considers Internet sales tax compromise

    WASHINGTON — Seeking to end the long-running battle over the collection of sales taxes for online purchases, the House Judiciary Committee debated possible compromises that included two ideas to tax Internet sales based on the retailer's home state,...
  • U.K. Home Entertainment Biz Climbs 4%; First Rise in Five Years

    LONDON -- Revenues generated by the U.K. home entertainment biz rose 4% to £5.3 billion ($8.79 billion) last year, which reps the first increase in five years. Internet-derived revenue -- including home delivery of physical product and revenue from...
  • Origin of Gold Country coins remains a mystery

    Origin of Gold Country coins remains a mystery
    Last year, a couple walking the usual route around their California Gold Country property happened upon a can sticking out of the ground. They pulled it out and uncovered seven others, all filled with hundreds of U.S. gold coins. Experts announced the...
  • Apple is asking record labels for exclusive iTunes releases

    Apple is asking record labels for exclusive iTunes releases
    Apple Inc. has begun pressuring the major record companies to offer new releases exclusively through its iTunes store — a move that would initially block availability on streaming services such as Spotify or Beats Music, according to several...