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Omnivoracious: The Best Mysteries And Thrillers of October

It's a big month for Mysteries & Thrillers. Here are four to look forward to--and as always you can go here to see our complete list.<p>Shop on …

Before Buying a Kindle, Consider the Physical Book’s Benefits


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30 Hilarious Gay Pulp Fiction Covers Of Yesterqueer

When we think of “gay pulp fiction,” John Travolta in a bolo tie and ponytail doing The Twist with a coked-up Uma Thurman immediately comes to mind. …

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On the Rise of Scandinavian Crime Fiction

I was, as usual, in my little writing studio at Reimersholme, one of the beautiful small islands that make up Stockholm’s inner city, when my private …


David Sedaris: ‘You either talk about writing, or you stay home and write’

The latest book from the sardonic humorist and great observer David Sedaris is <i>Theft by Finding: Diaries, 1977-2002</i>. The book of journal entries takes its title from his knack for overhearing nuggets of conversations or coming across people (and money on the ground) overlooked and unappreciated by …


Meantime Brewing have made a limited edition latte/beer hybrid

Some alcohol pairs magically with coffee.<p>I’m looking at you, vodka, while winking over your shoulder at tequila (hello Cafe Patron, I love you, will …


Mortician Explores Cultures' Many Paths For 'Sacred Transition' Of Death

When Sandra Daugherty's father died unexpectedly at 73, there was no plan. The only thing the family knew was what Grady Ross Daugherty didn't want.<p>"He was really freaked out about cement liners," said Sandra. "Like this Tupperware container that you get placed in, in the ground. He hated the idea …


Review: 'Righteous' elevates author to new level

"Righteous" (Mullholland Books), by Joe Ide<p>The search for the truth can be righteous; so can helping someone who feels powerless. Even anger can be righteous as unofficial private detective Isaiah "IQ" Quintabe learns in Joe Ide's excellent second novel, "Righteous."<p>Introduced in last year's …


I'm looking for book suggestions as I plan a road trip around the perimeter of the U.S.

I'm about to embark on the trip of a lifetime and I'd like your help in enriching the experience.<p>My husband and I are prepping for a yearlong trip …


Ralph Steadman’s Hellish Illustrations for Ray Bradbury’s Classic Dystopian Novel, Fahrenheit 451

Hunter S. Thompson and Ray Bradbury would at first seem to have little in common, other than having made their livings by the pen. Or rather, both of …


Mister Kurt, He Posthumous: Vonnegut’s “Complete Stories” - Los Angeles Review of Books

ON OCTOBER 28, 1949, Kurt Vonnegut wrote to his father as follows:<p>Dear Pop:<p>I sold my first story to <i>Collier’s</i>. Received my check ($750 minus a 10% …


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What's Your Favorite Short Story Collection?

Sometimes you need to walk away from a book and not get lost whenever you return.


Amazon finally makes a waterproof Kindle, after 10 years of Kindles

‘Oasis’ is now a fitting name<p>Amazon has been selling Kindles for 10 years now, but “waterproof” hasn’t appear on its list of incremental technological advancements until now. The company just announced a new version of its popular e-reader that builds on last year’s Kindle design and now has an …


What I’m Reading Now ~ If You Knew Her by Emily Elgar

Publisher: Harper (January 23, 2018) Genre: Psychological Thriller ISBN-10: 0062834045 ISBN-13: 978-0062834041 ASIN: B072L5QVP3 Buy: Amazon, Kindle, …


What haunted houses tell us about ourselves and our past

NEW YORK (AP) — Haunted houses tell us a lot of stories. But those stories are not just about ghosts.<p>Colin Dickey , the author of "Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places," went around the country visiting haunted houses to see if they "could tell us something about who we are as a …

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Vegas Tabloid By P Moss

<b>About Vegas Tabloid By P Moss</b>Sex, greed and cold-blooded murder highlight this crime fiction thriller about a wisecracking con man and his sideshow …

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Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) vs Kindle Voyage vs Kindle Paperwhite: What's the difference?

Amazon announced the first Kindle in 2007 and since then we have seen eight generations go by. The most recently announced is the new Kindle Oasis …


Omnivoracious: Family Portraits - from Beyond the Grave!

According to P.T. Barnum, "There's a sucker born every minute." It's not hard to figure out why people fall for seemingly obvious scams, and nearly …

Mysteriously Vanished Lost Literary Masterpieces

Humankind has a rich history of literature and words on the page. We have put our thoughts to paper since our kind first learned how to write things …

5 True Crime Books from 2017 You Should Be Reading

FromNetflix's <i>The Keepers</i> to HBO's <i>Mommy Dead and Dearest</i> to NBC's <i>Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders</i>, true crime has had quite a year. But …


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Swallow the Leader: Amusingly titled, tawdry gay pulp novels of the 50s & 60s

‘Rally Round the Fag’ one of ten vintage gay pulp novels starring the popular character “Jackie Holmes” from ‘The Man from C.A.M.P.’ series. Artwork …


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How to Work with Assholes: A Survivor’s Guide

Robert Sutton is Professor of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford and one of the founders of the Stanford He is also the world’s …