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  1. With The Books, Nick Zammuto made new, revelatory music; solo, is it fair to expect the same?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Independent Weekly

    Zammuto with Barnaby Bright Wed., Oct. 29, 9 p.m. $10$12 The Pinhook, 117 W. Main St., Durham 919-667-1100 s it copacetic to ask someone to create something from nothing for a second time - in one lifetime, in one career, in just more than a decade, no less? That's the predicament of Nick Zammuto, formerly one half of the mystifying and mesmerizing electronica duo The Books. In the two years since The Books split their spine, Zammuto has issued a pair of solo albums that not only break from his past but also make you miss it.


  2. Forget second shooters and conspiracy theories, evidence suggests...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Daily Mail

    Forget second shooters and conspiracy theories, evidence suggests JFK could have lived if Secret Service agents hadn't shown up sleep deprived from late-night drinking The Warren Commission took issue with the conduct of several agents who had been out late the night before and were accused of drinking According to Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, agents overlooked the barrel of a gun that witnesses claimed they saw in the Texas School Books Depository and reacted slowly to the gunshots The owner of the Cellar, a late-night hangout in Fort Worth, later admitted to seeing agents 'giggling' in the bar at 3:30 a.m. Five seconds in Dallas changed the course of American history, and the men haunted most by the memories of that day are the ones who could have had a hand in preventing the tragedy.


  3. Leading biographers and memoirists to appear at Tulane SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 |

    Thomas Beller, associate professor of English and biographer of this year's acclaimed "J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist," serves as the organizer for a day-long symposium with four of the country's most distinguished practitioners of biography, literary criticism and memoir on Saturday, Oct. 25. (Chris Granger, Four leading practitioners of biography, literary criticism and memoir will gather for a daylong symposium of readings and panel discussions at Tulane University on Saturday, Oct. 25. The event, titled "Thinking on the Page: Women in Biography and Memoir," will begin at 10 a.m. in the Woldenberg Art Center's Freeman Auditorium on Tulane's uptown campus.


  4. Southern Festival of Books 2014: Friday's Picks, Feat. Tony...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Nashville Scene

    This weekend's 26th Southern Festival of Books at War Memorial Plaza and the downtown Nashville Public Library offers a bonanza of literary lions, first-time authors, beloved storytellers and distinguished journalists, all for free. But the crowded schedule is going to make it impossible for you to see them all.


  5. Simon & Schuster launches social media initiative with Milq who?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | TeleRead

    In a news item that made it all the way to the top slot on Publishing Talk Daily , Simon & Schuster has just demonstrated how totally well it gets this social media stuff by announcing an exclusive book publisher partnership with Milq . That's right: Milq.


  6. S&S Launches Books Category on MilqRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Publishers' Weekly

    Simon & Schuster is teaming with Milq, a new social media platform, to launch a books category on the content curation venture. Milq is a social media platform designed to let users collect and share a wide range of content, be it music, art, movies, sports, TV, and now books.


  7. Andy Warhol was a great artist but a difficult boss, says 'Holy Terror' author Bob ColacelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | The Florida Times-Union

    In 1990, when he wrote "Holy Terror," his memoir of his years working for Andy Warhol, Bob Colacello was still angry. He'd spent 13 years with Warhol, working as the editor of Interview magazine and as a commissioned salesman of Warhol's portraits.


  8. Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending October 3, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... to Elena Hight and her parents, Joe and Nan Hight. Rebounding El Paso Children's Store Bounces Back after Floods : The Books Are GEMS bookstore and library, which provides free books to low-income children, hopes to reopen this week after flooding ...


  9. The first Morristown Festival of Books comes to South Street this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 |

    William D. Cohan, author of 'The Price of Silence,' about the Duke lacrosse scandal, is the keynote speaker Friday night at the first Morristown Festival of Books, which runs through Saturday. On a trip to Savannah, Georgia last year - her husband, Jay, is originally from the area - Linda Hellstrom stopped by the city's book festival.


  10. Let's Go See Zammuto Thursday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Tucson Weekly

    You might remember the indie-electronic-collage-folk act The Books from the illustrious decade of the 00s. Well, you might remember them if you're the type of person who reads Pitchfork everyday, they weren't exceptionally famous in the larger sense of music notoriety, but they were a duo making unique and interesting music - speaking of Pitchfork, the site placed the Books' first album, Thought for Food , on their top 200 albums of the 2000s at #125 .


  11. Marie Claire and Bonnier Corp. Add to TeamsRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | FishBowl

    Marie Claire has named Nikki Glazer northwest account director . Glazer most recently served as account manager for C&G Publications.


  12. A Few Good SentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Pordland Mercury

    More Curious by Sean Wilsey Reading at Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, Sun Sept 21, 7:30 pm SEAN WILSEY'S 2005 memoir, Oh the Glory of It All , is an account of a privileged young man with a dysfunctional home life, and the absurd behavior of his high-society parents. You'd be forgiven for turning your nose up - we've heard enough of these stories, surely? Aren't there more interesting problems in the world? But Wilsey's memoir is proof positive that good sentences can elevate any subject matter - and Wilsey writes very good sentences.


  13. Book Buzz: Joan Rivers bio in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | USA Today

    Vanity Fair and New York Times journalist Leslie Bennetts will write a Joan Rivers biography, slated for a 2016 release, publisher Little, Brown and Company announced Wednesday. Book Buzz: Journalist to pen Joan Rivers biography Vanity Fair and New York Times journalist Leslie Bennetts will write a Joan Rivers biography, slated for a 2016 release, publisher Little, Brown and Company announced Wednesday.


  14. Bryan Fuller: Hannibal Season Three Will Be True In Spirit to The BooksRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 |

    Bryan Fuller: Hannibal Season Three Will Be True In Spirit to The Books Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 09.08.2014 Fuller talks about using Hannibal's origins... Warning: Some spoilers for the second season of Hannibal follow. Bryan Fuller recently spoke with IGN about the upcoming season of Hannibal .


  15. Gulf Coast Neighbors: Tracy Jackson-Wilson offers whimsical...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    Tracy Jackson-Wilson has just what you're looking for if you're looking for a bit of whimsy to delight a child. Her shop, Whimsy Books & Toys, just opened up in Anchor Square in Pascagoula, and it offers brands and personal customer service that you won't find at your big box stores.


  16. Live This Month: September 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | KQED

    ... at The Knockout on September 18 alongside Generation Loss, Man Hands, and Bad Daddies. Zammuto - "Need Some Sun" The Books member Nick Zammuto's band performs on September 20 at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall with Luke Wyland (of AU). Seatraffic - ...


  17. Bask in the glow of Jenny Lewis, Zammuto and TV On The Radio on tonight's Indie Rock Hit ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... at 10pm on XPN. Tonight, we'll spotlight the new album from Zammuto , the solo project of Nick Zammuto (ex-The Books) and hear brand new tracks from TV On The Radio, Lia Ices, The New Pornographers and more! Last week's show was a Compact one on the ...


  18. In Defense of Zaha Hadid in the Defamation LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Architect Online

    Extraordinary events have occurred in the last few months. Critic Martin Filler published a fabricated review on June 5 in The New York Review of Books , based on fictitious facts and claiming Zaha Hadid, Hon.


  19. ABA Publishing puts growing emphasis on legal books that interest general audiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | ABA Journal

    Traditionally, the ABA's book-publishing efforts have focused on the kind of in-depth treatment of substantive law topics that lawyers want - and need - to keep up with developments in their fields of practice.


  20. Harvest Records celebrates a decade in business with Transfigurations II music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    ... it's not surprising that lineup varied from standard festival fare: Akron/Family, Bonnie "Prince" Billy and The Books numbered among a cadre of other cerebral indie and folk acts. The lineup for Transfiguration II - Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 28-30 - ...