Album: Europe ’72 Year: 1972 I saw The Grateful Dead three times in the 1980s. The first time was in February 1982 at Pauley Pavilion on the UCLA campus with Tim & Larry, though exactly why, I’m not sure, since most of my road tripsShow More Summary
An author admires the mastery of Tom Robbins, Paula Hawkins, and others.
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Album: Grateful Dead Year: 1971 How many Grateful Dead live albums are there by now? Dozens? Hundreds? Thousands? Early on, they realized that their ability to take the same song in different directions on different nights was something their fans treasured, and from 1969 – 1973, they released eight discs worth of live recordings. Show More Summary
John le Carré, Kathy Lette, and Philip Pullman are among authors who have joined the fight against the UK leaving the EU.
Author Jonathan Franzen competed on celebrity Jeopardy earlier this week. For the show’s “Power Players Week,” leading journalists and politicians competed to raise money for charity. The award-winning novelist competed against Chuck Todd from Meet the Press and conservative political writer S.E. Show More Summary
PBS has released a series of free interactive digital books for teachers.
Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, confirmed that there are plans to open additional bookshops during a recent shareholders meeting.
The story for this film adaptation comes from Philip Roth’s 2008 novel.
First Second Books has scheduled the publication date for March 14, 2017.
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Album: American Beauty Year: 1970 If I was forced at gunpoint to choose my favorite song by The Grateful Dead (and seriously, who would ever actually do that?), it would be the outlaw fantasia “Friend of The Devil,” one of the key tracks on their 1971 classic American Beauty. Show More Summary
Sales of Harry Potter books have more than doubled in the past year since Bloomsbury released the illustrated version of The Philosopher’s Stone.
NFL star Tim Tebow has inked a deal with WaterBrook, a Christian division of Crown Publishing Group.
NYC's First Lady Chirlane McCray and the Gracie Mansion Conservancy have started a book club.
Independent filmmakers Josh Leake and Andy Mingo hope to raise $250,000 on Kickstarter to produce a film adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's novel Lullaby.