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Fiction editor’s dating clumsily real

PATIENCE Bloom works for a publishing house that’s best known for its steamy romances with happy endings. In “Romance Is My Day Job: a Memoir of Finding Love at Last,” the bashful book editor chronicles ...

March 9, 2014, Sunday


Writer shaped lives of generation

THE young press agent asked the famously cynical Oscar-winning actor what he thought was the key to success in Hollywood. “Survival,” replied Humphrey Bogart. “Stick around long enough and everybody else ...

March 9, 2014, Sunday


Cerebral thriller saves day

WITH spy novels there is a tendency to divide writers into two groups: There are the literary John Le Carre types, with luscious prose that waxes on about brooding spooks and the like. And there are the ...

March 9, 2014, Sunday


iBooks best-sellers (paid)

1. DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth. (Katherine Tegen Books, US$4.99) A 16-year-old must decide to which part of society she will devote the rest of her life. 2. Words of Radiance, by Brandon Sanderson. (Tom ...

March 9, 2014, Sunday


Wang Xiaoying: History should be linked to emotion

What’s the best book you’ve read recently? At my age, I seldom read fiction or essays. I prefer history books, especially books on traditional Chinese culture. I am currently collecting historical data ...

March 2, 2014, Sunday


Book has artist’s best comics

Pirates and imitators on the Internet are the bane of many aspiring artists. For Gavin Aung Than, creator of the popular Zen Pencils comic, the Web was where he started doing what he loves. After eight ...

March 2, 2014, Sunday


Amazon best-sellers

1. THE HUNGRY GIRL DIET, by Lisa Lillien. (St Martin’s Griffin, US$15.24) The Hungry Girl cookbooks author offers her first meal plan to help you lose weight. 2. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green. ...

March 2, 2014, Sunday


iBooks best-sellers (paid)

1. DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth. (Katherine Tegen Books, US$4.99) A 16-year-old must decide to which part of society she will devote the rest of her life. 2. INSURGENT, by Veronica Roth. (Katherine Tegen ...

March 2, 2014, Sunday


Much missing in Clinton book

On the day Hillary Clinton returned to Capitol Hill after losing the 2008 Democratic nomination for president, her staff donned sweatbands and gym shorts and staged a pingpong tournament in her office ...

February 23, 2014, Sunday


Fictional Lincoln never feels real

No president has written as well as Abraham Lincoln. He could thrill, reason, prophesy, mourn and crack jokes. Who wouldn’t want to read a book in his own words — all the more enticing if it scanted the ...

February 23, 2014, Sunday


 

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