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  • 'Under the Dome'? Written by — and tweaked for TV by — Stephen King

    'Under the Dome'? Written by — and tweaked for TV by — Stephen King
    When asked how he came to write the Season 2 premiere of "Under the Dome," the television adaptation of his 2009 sci-fi novel that returns to CBS on June 30, Stephen King is refreshingly candid. "I knew that George R.R. Martin had written a few episodes...
  • It's Freebie Friday! $10 off at Macy's, free bowling at AMF lanes

    It's Freebie Friday! $10 off at Macy's, free bowling at AMF lanes
    Happy Freebie Friday! Today, I have rounded up some crazy-good freebies, retail coupons and savings on fun: $10 off at Macy's, free bowling a AMF lanes on Saturday and free Apple Camp for kids in July. You can even make a free 3D bracelet. Have a...
  • In Amazon battle, book culture is the casualty

    In Amazon battle, book culture is the casualty
    About a month ago I quit Amazon cold turkey, and I feel great. I have bought nothing from Amazon since May 16. Not a book, not a DVD, not an MP3. After years of purchasing pop culture from the mega e-retailer at an embarrassing pace — even as I...
  • Barnes & Noble Hooks Samsung for Co-Branded Nook Tablets

    Barnes & Noble hasn't given up on tablets yet: The bookseller announced a deal with Samsung Electronics America to develop co-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablets outfitted with B&N's e-reader software. The companies expect to box a 7-inch version...
  • Amazon, BBC Team Up to Revive 'Ripper Street'

    LONDON -- Amazon has partnered with the BBC to revive period crime drama "Ripper Street," which airs Stateside on BBC America. The BBC cancelled the series, which stars Matthew Macfadyen, in December after two seasons due to poor ratings. Amazon's Prime...
  • New technology a boon for self-publishers

     New technology a boon for self-publishers
    Several years ago Miles Lambert of Williamsburg self-published two wine books—"Desert Island Wine" and "Tokaji Wine-Fame, Fate, Tradition." He used a commercial press for printing and arranged for distribution through a wine guild that offered...
  • Metta World Peace releases new book in honor of Valentine's Day

    Ron Artest's fighting days apparently died with his birth name. Meet Metta World Peace, a man who prefers teaching children about love over punching players and fans. In honor of Valentine's Day, the former Laker and current New York Knicks forward...
  • Tidewater authors choose self-publishing

    Tidewater authors choose self-publishing
    "I should write a book." We've all heard that statement before from friends or family or coworkers. We might have even said it ourselves. We all have stories to tell, whether real or fictional. In the past, those who wrote a book faced a limited...
  • Showtime App Goes Live on Roku -- But Comcast Is Not on Board

    Showtime Networks has launched its authenticated streaming-video service on Roku broadband set-top boxes, providing access to to hundreds of hours of on-demand content and live TV feeds, available to subscribers of several major pay-TV partners. It's the...
  • Amazon Prime Merges with Lovefilm Instant in U.K.

    LONDON -- Amazon is upping the ante in its rivalry with Netflix in the U.K. by merging its two subscription services, Amazon Prime and Lovefilm Instant. Amazon Prime, which offers members unlimited one-day delivery on more than 7 million items and access...
  • Younger book dealers are diving into the antiquarian trade

     Younger book dealers are diving into the antiquarian trade
    In the dark economic times of 2009, Dan Whitmore decided to give up being a lawyer in downtown Los Angeles to sell antiquarian books. "People in the firm thought I was nuts," he says. Now he runs Whitmore Rare Books from his home in Altadena. At 33, he'...