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Starting Jan. 23, The Washington Post is expanding its Sunday book coverage to include two new specialized reviews. The additional coverage is part of The Post's decision to split the Arts and Sunday Style sections,&h...

January 18, 2011 | Filed under: Book news

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Arundhati Roy, the Booker Prize“winning author of The God of Small Things, has been in the news recently for her outspoken comments about Kashmiri secession from India. Last week, rumours began circulating that the au...

November 1, 2010 | Filed under: Book news

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There's an interesting piece on the January magazine blog about how the ongoing massacres at traditional newspapers are affecting the way publishers hawk shill promote talk about their books. The piece argues “ correc...

July 16, 2009 | Filed under: Book news

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After much fevered expectation on the part of tech-heads, nerds, and people with money to burn, the new Star Trek movie big-ass version of the Kindle has finally arrived. From the Financial Times: Amazon, the…

May 6, 2009 | Filed under: Book news

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Longtime Toronto Star book critic Phil Marchand, who switched jobs with former Star film critic Geoff Pevere at the beginning of this year, has now begun what is being promised as a weekly books column…

September 29, 2008