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As a published author, I am very thankful for book bloggers. Not only have these unpaid reviewers given The Cross and the Dragon their endorsements, they have also exposed it to new audiences.
Click to Enlarge. On April 24, 2012, Tom Doherty Associates, publishers of Tor Books and Forge Books, announced that beginning in July, all of its e-books would be sold free of DRM. Now Tom Doherty Associates is pleased to announce the impending debut of the Tor/Forge DRM-Free E-book Store, which will sell all Tor, Forge, Starscape, Tor Teen, and Orb e-book titles directly to readers—along with, eventually, offerings from other publishers as well.
By Carlin Romano America the Philosophical ? It sounds like Canada the Exhibitionist or France the Unassuming : a mental miscue, a delusional academic tic. Everyone knows that Americans don't take philosophy seriously, don't pay any attention to it, and couldn't name a contemporary academic philosopher if their passports depended on it. As historian Richard Hofstadter dryly observed in his Pulitzer Prize-winning Anti-Intellectualism in American Life (1963), ''In the United States the play of the mind is perhaps the only form of play that is not looked upon with the most tender indulgence.''
GoodReads . This site is a staple of many book clubs, publishing companies, and students with a literary itch to scratch. Check out the genre-specific lists or your friends’ bookshelves , rate and review books, and create a wish list of future reads. What Should I Read Next?