Two New Books From WTAW Press

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WTAW Press has just released its 2019 titles, Chimerica, the debut novel from Anita Fellicelli, and Like Water and Other Stories, the English-language debut of Olga Zilberbourg. In Chimerica, by Anita Felicelli (Love Songs of a Lost Continent), down-on-her-luck Tamil American trial lawyer Maya Ramesh fights to save a painted lemur come to life and [….]

The Art of Rejection According to Jeff Shotts

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We all have heard the stories about great works being rejected by publishers.  Many of these stories are humorous because they are in the past, and the recipient or the target of those rejections have become celebrated.  We laugh – or if we are unkind, we snicker – at the short-sightedness of the so-called expert. [….]

Kino by Jürgen Fauth

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Kino Jürgen Fauth Atticus Books ISBN# 978-0983208075 — ♦ — Over the past year there have been a number of movies released that focused on the era of silent films and their impact on modern movies and moviemaking in general.  The movie Hugo was nominated for an Academy Award stresses the importance of recovery and [….]

The Book Merchant, Natchitoches, Louisiana

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In Jennifer Miller’s article “Novel Ideas” in the September 2011 issue of Fast Company, she reports that 400 new independent bookstores have opened in the past six years. How do they all compete with Barnes and Nobles, Amazon, and e-books? J. Michael Kenny has been working hard to answer that question. Twelve years ago, Kenny [….]

Browseabout Books, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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When I was a boy there was a small bookstore in the shopping center across the street from my development. My middle-aged brain had some difficulty retrieving the name, but a quick appeal to my Facebook community quickly solved that problem. Bookland (Thanks Ann!) was within easy walking distance of my house. And walk there I did, [….]