Monthly Archives: May 2010

More Jack Daniels, please.

J.A. Konrath author of the Jack Daniels series, subject of the author photo most likely to be called-back-to on Importance,  announced that his next physical book will be released by AmazonEncore.


Konrath has recently championed Kindle as a means to sell electronic editions of his books direct to consumers on his blog and in an interview with Galley Cat.


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Happy Mother’s Day from the gentlemen

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Three’s a crowd

Google sets a June-July launch date for its long delayed digital bookstore. The store will only sell books that aren’t tied up in Google’s settlement with authors and publishers.

The Independent

… and remember this?

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List mania continues:

Flavorwire compiles a list of their favorite opening lines, notably without any business about the best of times, Gregor Samsa waking up, or going to bars often.

I found this via Lauren Leto’s blog… it’s fun, go there.

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Michael Crichton’s art collection up for sale at Christie’s May 11th & 12th

The late writer of Westworld and author of Jurassic Park had a bunch of good stuff: Jasper Johns’ “Flag,” Koons, Lichtenstein, Oldenburg, Picasso, and Rauschenberg. Press Release.

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