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  • Germany may allow publication of 'Mein Kampf'

    "Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Envy, race hatred, and the pre-history of the Holocaust." So asks and answers the well-known author Gotz Aly in his recent book published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, and I suppose all this...
  • Local author writes third book about Jonathan Pollard

    The case of Jonathan Pollard, the U.S. Naval Intelligence analyst who was arrested in 1985 and convicted two years later of passing classified information to Israel, an American ally, continues to arouse passions within the U.S. Jewish community. Many...
  • A carnival of books and pop culture at Book Show bookstore

    A carnival of books and pop culture at Book Show bookstore
    “Are books the new vinyl? I think they are,” Jen Hitchcock says. A 20-year veteran of the music industry, she had seen vinyl records disappear and then return as a viable form. When she was laid off from her job in music publishing, she took...
  • Review: 'Friendship' by Emily Gould

    Review: 'Friendship' by Emily Gould
    Chick lit, as a genre, was declared dead in a flurry of magazine headlines back in 2012 and 2013. Critics at The Atlantic, Salon, The Economist and other publications pointed out that while the precise definition of chick lit remained unclear, what was...
  • Free e-books aren't what they used to be

    It used to be that offering an e-book for free was a sure way to get a bump in attention, move up sales ranks and possibly be on the way to bestsellerdom. Now, not so much. The 2014 Smashwords survey, covering April 2013-March 2014, says free e-books...
  • Tribune Publishing says it can carry more debt

    Tribune Publishing says it can carry more debt
    Tribune Publishing may have the flexibility to carry more than $350 million in debt after its planned spinoff from Tribune Co., which sources say is expected to happen in early August. In an amendment filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 rpm Records" by Amanda Petrusich; Scribner (260 pages, $25) Tracing the rise of the record collectors' market,...
  • James Patterson 'Maximum Ride' YA Books to Become YouTube Miniseries

    Collective Digital Studio has landed exclusive online rights for "Maximum Ride," the best-selling young adult fantasy franchise from James Patterson, with plans to produce a YouTube miniseries based on the series. The eight-book "Maximum Ride" series,...
  • Gloucester volunteer historian honored with national award

    Gloucester volunteer and historical committee member William “Bill” Lawrence has been named the recipient of an award of merit for leadership in history from the American Association for State and Local History. Lawrence was honored for...
  • Letter: Textbook makers have a profit motive

    College students can be under a great amount of pressure during their educational years. The main reasons for this are financial problems. Aside from class tuition, students at Glendale Community College are faced with high textbook prices. Many...
  • Comics Journalist writes about "The Economics of Digital Comics"

    Comics Journalist writes about "The Economics of Digital Comics"
    With so many Kickstarter projects looking for funding, you'd think there would be more devoted to the business of comic books. Apparently there aren't all that many, which is why Todd Allen's "Economics of Digital Comics" has gotten so much attention....