Michael Lewis Teases New Wall Street Book: ‘You’ll Learn All About Crypto’

Author Michael Lewis is being coy about his next project. But, he says about a video call from his home in Berkeley, California: “I will lift my skirt a little, but not a lot here.” He then gets more animated: “I really don’t want to reveal exactly what I’m writing about,” he tells Financial News. … Read more

Mass Market Paperback Sales Whither

No matter which way you look at it, sales of mass market paperbacks have been in steady decline since 2017. NPD BookScan data shows that unit sales fell 31.5% in 2021 compared to 2017, while the Association of American Publishers put the decline in dollar sales at a more disturbing 42.7% in 2020. Both data … Read more

“This Phony, Bizarre Sphere”: Jennette McCurdy’s Shocking Final Days at Nickelodeon

One of Nickelodeon’s brightest stars in the 2010s was Jennette McCurdy, who played the petulant prankster Sam Puckett for six seasons on iCarly before coleading Sam & Cat, a spin-off costarring Ariana Grande that lasted just a single season. In her debut memoir, I’m Glad My Mom Died—out August 9—McCurdy strips away the candy-coated facade … Read more

Mentorist Is a Book Summary Service That Doubles as a Coach

Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Over the past few years, business coaches have become more common in entrepreneurship. And while there are many … Read more

Books to Swear by: Behind the Scenes of Pete Henderson’s Unspeakably Good Ad for Kobo Plus

Is there a better feeling than reading through a truly great book for the first time? Perhaps just one: The opportunity to enthusiastically recommend that book to your friends, family, plus anyone else who’ll listen. And, in all honesty, a fair few people who won’t listen, too. It’s precisely that rare delight which the latest … Read more

Kristin Hannah’s Books in Order

Kristin Hannah is an award-winning author whose works have claimed the top spot on bestseller lists like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times and Publishers Weekly—and countless book club groups. Over the past 30 years, the prolific author has penned an impressive 24 novels, starting with the bodice-rippers she wrote … Read more

Pirated books thrive on Amazon, authors say web giant ignores fraud

Amazon is getting flooded with counterfeit versions of books, angering customers and authors alike who say the site is doing little to fight the literary fraudsters. Forgeries sold by third parties through Amazon range from e-books to hardcovers and fiction to non-fiction — but the issue is especially widespread for textbooks, whose sky-high sticker prices … Read more

Larry Beinhart’s The Deal Goes Down and 5 Other Books for August Reading | Books & Authors | Hudson Valley

click to enlarge The Deal Goes Down Larry Beinhart Melville House, 2022, $27.99 Tony Cassella is on his way to a funeral, riding the Amtrak down the Hudson, when a woman he barely knows proposes he commit murder for hire. She’s tying one on in the club car, ranting about her cruel, vicious, … Read more

Manuel Tiago’s ‘Eulalia’s House’ translator reflects on one of his best books – People’s World

Artist: José Luis Rey Vila / From the portfolio, ‘Estampas de la Revolución Española 19 Julio de 1936,’ (‘Prints of the Spanish Revolution, July 19, 1936’). As Eulalia’s House has just come off the press, I want to introduce it to English-language readers with some personal reflections as its translator. A parent, asked which of … Read more