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  • Baltimore author Justin Sirois' next chapter: TV pilot, new book

    Baltimore author Justin Sirois' next chapter: TV pilot, new book
    Last summer, Baltimore writer Justin Sirois was mentally and physically exhausted, and his work was to blame. The 34-year-old's debut novel, 2012's "Falcons on the Floor," attempted to humanize Fallujah's bloody war scene. "The Last Book of Baghdad,"...
  • Google Play offers digital textbooks for up to 80% off print versions

    Google Play offers digital textbooks for up to 80% off print versions
    Google stole tech headlines this week with the unveiling of the Chromecast and second-generation Nexus 7, but it made another important announcement that flew under the radar: Google Play Textbooks. The Mountain View, Calif., tech giant said it will...
  • Eat local: National Farmers Market Week

    Looking for a market on the upswing? Think farm-fresh produce and meats. National Farmers Market Week is Aug. 4-10, and there are 7,864 such marketplaces listed in a directory compiled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This is a 9.6 percent...
  • Carnett: Loving Kindle and these books

    Eighteen months ago my wife bought me a Kindle e-reader for my birthday. I recently finished my 100th book on it. To be honest, when I received the Kindle I wasn't certain I'd get through the opening passages of my first book. I'm now hooked, and...
  • Amazon is selling a Monet. And the reviews are in.

    Amazon is selling a Monet. And the reviews are in.
    The description on Amazon of the $1.4-million Claude Monet painting of his chubby infant that's being sold from a New Orleans antiques store is funny in its own right. We learn that "the power of a son's love to warm the spirit of a struggling father"...
  • Silicon Valley optimistic about Jeff Bezos buying Washington Post

    Silicon Valley optimistic about Jeff Bezos buying Washington Post
    SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post is provoking anxiety and uncertainty among journalists. But for Silicon Valley techies, this unlikely marriage is cause for optimism: Someone may finally deliver technical and...
  • The Biblioracle: Best-sellers differ in print and digital formats

    The Biblioracle: Best-sellers differ in print and digital formats
    It's getting complicated in the world of publishing. Unlike last year, the top-selling books in print and those in digital are rather different, according to a story in Publishers Weekly reporting on sales during the first six months of the year....
  • Whispersync for Voice connects e-books and audiobooks

    Whispersync for Voice connects e-books and audiobooks
    Whispersync for Voice is a literary lifesaver for commuters who can't put down that new best-seller. The program connects a Kindle e-book with an Audible audiobook. It allows you to read a Kindle e-book and then pick up the story right where you left...
  • Self-help books by Hampton Roads authors

    For the past few weeks, we've been focusing on summer reads, but with back-to-school shopping in full swing, it's time to get serious. In recent months, Hampton Roads authors have released a number of self-help books, from weight loss, to making money, to...
  • The Monet on Amazon might have a buyer -- offline

    The Monet on Amazon might have a buyer -- offline
    The much-publicized $1.45-million Monet listed on Amazon could soon sell, although not through the e-tailer. Claude Monet's portrait of his infant son was among the artworks listed last Tuesday when Amazon launched a new section of its site dedicated to...
  • Amazon adds Goodreads integration, other features to Kindle Paperwhite

    Amazon announced a free software update for Kindle Paperwhite that will add several new features to the e-reader. Amazon said the update would be delivered over the air automatically in the coming weeks, or via download from its website. The update...