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by dianna dilworth

Housing Works and WORD Bookstore have teamed up to host the launch event for David Sedaris’ new paperback. The nonprofit will host a reading with the author, along with a Q&A and a book signing on Tuesday June 3rd at The Housing Works Bookstore...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Actress Alicia Silverstone has written a new parenting book called The Kind Mama, in which she advocates for happiness during pregnancy and postpartum through a vegan diet and lifestyle. “I knew there was another way and it would be a more enjoyable,...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations (EBLIDA) has launched a campaign to push European libraries into providing access to eBooks. The “Right to E-read” campaign is dedicated to raising awareness about the...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Scribd has created an infographic called, “Reading Around the World,” which explores the reading habits of readers around the globe. According to the graphic, the fastest readers in the world are in Germany and religion in the most popular genre...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Mark Coker, the founder of the self-publishing site Smashwords, believes that indie authors should be proud of self-publishing their work. To help encourage these writers, he has created the ‘Indie Author Manifesto.’ In the post, Coker discusses...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Random House’s online community TasteBook has launched a new e-commerce site dedicated to cookbooks and books about food. The Bookshop has more than 10,000 titles for sale from many different publishers. Readers can shop the site in 18 different...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Deborah Bladon‘s Obsessed Trilogy dominates the Self-published Bestsellers List this week — all three titles have made the top 10 list. To help GalleyCat readers discover self-published authors, we compile weekly lists of the top eBooks in three...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers has revealed its fellows for this coming fall. The list includes fifteen writers including novelists, historians and non fiction writers. The novelists include: Keith...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn; The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown; L.A. Confidential by James Ellroy and The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammet are among Amazon’s list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime – the Mystery & Thriller Edition. The...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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In honor of Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare, today is St. George’s Day (La Diada de Sant Jordi in Catalan), a beautiful holiday celebrated in Barcelona through the exchange of books and roses. Like Valentine’s Day in the U.S., the...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo & Lynn Vincent has debuted on the top of Apple’s Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week. Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending 4/21. Veronica Roth still...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Bestselling author James Patterson doesn’t consider himself the best writer in the world, but he will admit that he’s a very good storyteller. In an interview with Fast Company Create, the top selling author in the world shared a number of his tips...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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It looks like the The King James version of the Bible will not become the official book of the state of Louisiana, at least not yet. Louisiana representative Thomas Carmody, R-Shreveport has pulled his proposal to make the Holy Bible the official...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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