I hope you've been following the daily installments of the 'Why This Book Should Win' (the Best Translated Book Award)-series at Three Percent as the judges (and a few others) make the case for each of the twenty-five longlisted titles. Yesterday was my (first) turn, making the case for Leopoldo Marechal's Adam Buenosayres.
Iraq War veteran Phil Klay continues to win accolades for “Redeployment,” a story collection based on his experience as a Marine. The book won a National Book Award last fall and a National Book Critics Circle Award in March, and on Thursday morning “Redeployment” was named a finalist for the $25,000 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for […]
In February, Southwest announced that they'd be making some changes to the Rewards Rewards frequent flyer program as of April 17, 2015. Historically Rapid Rewards has been a pretty straightforward revenue based frequent flyer program, whereby the cost of an award ticket is directly correlated to the cost of a revenue ticket. Show More Summary
We make our award picks for the 2014-15 NBA season. Note: None of us actually have an awards ballot. Another fantastic NBA regular season is in the books, which means it's time to figure out who deserves the league's various annual awards. Show More Summary
Hugo Award clowns aside, there's another literary scandal that we should actually be worried about. The post Hey, Book World: Sexism is Way Bigger Than the Hugos appeared first on WIRED.
I’m not sure if I have written about this JetBlue promo yet, so I want to offer at least a brief reminder before it ends today… JetBlue is currently offering 20% off award flights booked by today (April 14th) for travel from April 28...Show More Summary
Following the tried-and-tested Hollywood formula of making sequels, Patti Smith will follow up her National Book Award–winning memoir Just Kids with another memoir, M Train, coming in October. Smith says the book is a "roadmap to my life," and will use 18 different "stations" — all of them cafés, it seems... More »
In another example of its expanding ebook outreach to libraries, Simon & Schuster announced that it will donate a free electronic copy of Academy Award–winning producer Brian Grazer’s new book, A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life, to school and public libraries for every ebook or hardcover book sold at retail, up to […]
Patti Smith's memoir Just Kids, which chronicled her friendship with the artist Robert Mapplethorpe, won the 2010 National Book Award for Non-Fiction. Back in 2012, she said she was working on a sequel. Now, she's announced a new memoir, M Train, which will be out October 6 via Knopf. Show More Summary
Kathie Lee and Hoda chat about the MTV Movie Awards where "The Fault in Our Stars" won best film and John Green, who authored the original book, gave a touching speech about Esther Earl, the girl who inspired the bestseller.
JetBlue is running a great promotion where you can use your points for free flights with a 20% discount. For all reservations booked through tomorrow night, Tuesday April 14, 2015 at 11:59pm ET, you can redeem your JetBlue points for 20% off. Show More Summary
Anyone with half a brain knows Delta has completely broken their award booking page this year. Anyone who says it is better is misleading you. The simple proof of the removal of the award charts shows just how bad Delta is and that they...Show More Summary
Small business book lovers gather ‘round. The votes have been tallied and now it’s time to salute the winners of the 2015 Small Business Book Awards! A huge congratulations goes out to the winners and to all who were nominated. It’s an honor to be one of the select few, out of the multitudes of...
Via Don’t Call the Airline, Air Canada’s Aeroplan frequent flyer program — a Star Alliance program and an American Express Membership Rewards transfer partner — has a redemption pricing glitch. If you book a roundtrip award with premium economy one way and business class the other, the award will price as premium economy. Show More Summary
The new ANA award chart is slated to go live today (though the booking site seems to be down when I tried it this morning), so I want to dig a little deeper into some of the different award chart prices since ANA is both a Star Alliance...Show More Summary
With the NHL regular season in the books, it's time to hand out the individual hardware. B/R assembled its hockey conclave to pick the award winners from the 2014-15 regular season. Some of the decisions were easy, but others were very difficult. Show More Summary
Jennifer Michael Hecht's book, The End of the Soul, won the Phi Beta Kappa Society’s 2004 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award.
One of the more interesting benefits that United flyers gained after the Continental merger takeover was a very favorable policy of "inherited status" on award tickets. For the past three years, any award tickets issued inherited the...Show More Summary
Words without Borders has announced that Sara Bershtel, publisher of Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt, will be the recipient of the 2015 Ottaway Award for the Promotion of International Literature. She'll receive it at the Words without...Show More Summary
Look forward to 'Molly on the Range' and 'Eat In My Kitchen' next year. Here are your Thursday afternoon book deals. Molly Yeh, whose blog My Name Is Yeh was a finalist for Saveur's best food blog award last year, has landed a deal with Rodale to publish her first book, titled Molly on the Range. Show More Summary