Books Become A Bridge Out Of Grief In ‘The Futilitarians’

The Futilitarians Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading by Anne Gisleson Hardcover, 260 pages | purchase On paper, few things may seem more navel-gazing than a memoir about being in a book club. But Anne Gisleson takes that ostensibly narrow premise and goes universal in her debut book, The Futilitarians. She writes about… read more »

Teaching Kids Coding, by the Book

This week, the organization is releasing its first two books — an illustrated nonfiction coding manual by Ms. Saujani, and a novel, “The Friendship Code,” which features a group of girls who become friends in an after-school coding club. Photo “I wanted to create a series of books that girls could see themselves in, where… read more »

Mike Martz: Criticism of Sean McVay hire was ’embellished’

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Former NFL coach Mike Martz denied making harsh comments attributed to him in an upcoming book about whether rookie coach Sean McVay is capable of having an impact on second-year Rams quarterback Jared Goff. In the book “Blitzed: Why NFL Teams Gamble on Starting Rookie Quarterbacks,” due… read more »

How to Get Free Kindle Books With Your Library Card

Your book club meets next month, but you’re just too busy to run down to Barnes and Noble to pick up Infinite Jest. Sure, you could order it on Amazon, but it’s way too heavy to lug around in your backpack and your bookshelf is looking pretty crammed. That’s OK, though! With a library card,… read more »

Local entries needed for Hardin County history book

The Hardin County His­tory Museum is working on a book that will celebrate and chronicle the first 225 years of Hardin County. Museum President Bill Bennett said informational brochures on the book, titled “Hardin County, Kentucky History and Families Book—225th Anniversary Edition,” will be distributed in two to three weeks. The brochure offers details about… read more »

The Book He Wasn’t Supposed to Write

That brought the third surprise. Making the text follow the order of events was easier than I had expected—and it made more sense. Anecdotes that I had thought could only go in one place, in a discussion of a theme, actually would fit easily into other places, where they fit in time. In fact, they… read more »

The New Authority in Great Books to Read: Who You Follow on Instagram

Books that have been recently recommended by REESE WITHERSPOON, SARAH JESSICA PARKER, EMMA WATSON, LENA DUNHAM and EMMA ROBERTS.CreditPhotograph by Mari Maeda and Yuji Oboshi By BEN CRAIR AUGUST 16, 2017 In May, Picador Books sent a copy of an upcoming thriller, Christopher Yates’s “Grist Mill Road,” to the actress Krysten Ritter. The publicity team… read more »

2 new books in Harry Potter universe set to be published this fall

Special edition 20th anniversary edition Harry Potter books are displayed for sale in a book store in Edinburgh, Scotland on June 26, 2017. Author J. K. Rowling on Monday marked the “wonderful” two decades since her Harry Potter creation first hit the shelves, starting a global literary phenomenon which has inspired a generation. / AFP… read more »