Facts Mission and genres: Crooked Lane publishes “the highest quality crime fiction titles in both print and... Read More
Book of the Day
Cover Me in Darkness
This thriller focused on former cult members explores the depths of its characters' minds. Light, sharp prose moves the story quickly along, handling tough subject matter with skill. An excellent an confident novel.
American Jews Cultivate Washington's Promise
Jews have been part of the fabric of American life since its founding. As George Washington indicated, they are among the various people by whom, and for whom, the country was cultivated. A Jewish-American publisher launches our #IndieVoices series.
Bob Dylan's Destiny is About Change
On December 10, the winners of the 2016 Nobel Prize will converge on Stockholm to accept the honor. All except one. There will be a Bob Dylan-sized hole in the proceedings. No surprise. Dylan's always been about change. One author has documented it.
A Series of Questions with Lemony Snicket
Children's Author Talks Graphic Novels
Many superheroes have aliases, and literary superheroes are no different. Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket, has written many works under his own name and that of his famous pseudonym. Handler shares his thoughts on comics and literature.
Why are Libraries Failing to Loan E-Books?
Lead Patrons to the Digital Waters
You spend thousands of taxpayer dollars on a fancy-schmancy digital book loaning system, and then your taxpaying patrons don’t use it. You know they’ve got smartphones—they’re constantly yakking on them in your quiet study area—so what gives?
Raise a Pint!
To Books and Brew
For Lucy Burningham, a particularly appealing IPA changed everything. As the craft beer movement expanded, she committed to up her knowledge by becoming a cicerone; her new book explores that journey to brew expertise.
Adventure Awaits in 5 New Picture Books
It doesn’t take much to spark an adventure: the right blend of imagination and spunk is a great first step. In these children's books from our new Winter 2017 issue, kids learn that the next bit of wonder may be as close as a turn away.
SETI's Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Lawrence Squeri’s fascinating new examination of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence reveals that its originators, though scientists, were absorbed with the unknown. In our interview with the historian, we asked about this and more.
Top University Press Picks
University presses give life to new ideas and voices that constantly challenge the status quo. Ten new releases this winter exemplify how far and wide university presses are searching for work of merit and substance.
As Fredric Price, publisher of Fig Tree Books writes, Jews have been part of the fabric of American life since its... Read More
Editor’s Note: This commentary by Fredric Price, publisher of Fig Tree Books is part of an ongoing Foreword Reviews... Read More
Genre fiction and poetry each tend to serve their own niche audiences. This week’s new releases come from indie... Read More
Facts Mission and genres: “Twilight Times Books is a publisher of SF/F, literary and New Age books. Promoting... Read More
On December 10, the winners of the 2016 Nobel Prize—among the best, brightest, most talented people in the... Read More
In 1975, when I was ten years old, my family came home from a vacation to find our house in Augusta, Georgia,... Read More
Following another well-attended China Children’s Book Fair in Shanghai last week (November 18–20), it is our... Read More