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copyright: reading interrupted.com ? I recently received a book subscription from Green Apple Books, a San Fransisco-based bookstore, as a gift. Once a month, for…

September 30, 2015 · 6 Comments

Shucks — Oyster Books is defunct

Just came to my attention that Oyster Books is shutting its virtual doors soon. You might remember that Oyster set itself up as the “Netflix of books,” offering readers an … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 3 Comments

Koch is it

I don’t know why I’m so aggravated by this, but the daughter of one of the Koch brothers — human avatars for the word plutocrat — has founded a publishing … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · 12 Comments

What’s in it for THEM?

Always good to be reminded that social media is like a big party. Nobody at a party likes to stand next to the guy who only talks about himself!

September 21, 2015 · 4 Comments

And now, Bohemian Rhapsody on an ungainly guitar

Everybody loves Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody,” but this is one of the more interesting performances I’ve seen, if you don’t count the guy who plays it on his sweaty hands. That … Continue reading

September 19, 2015 · 11 Comments

Brad Pitt as Chin Ho

Here’s another example of what’s wrong with Big Literature. And by Big Literature, I really mean Big Publishing, because like certain political candidates, Big Publishing is always trying to game … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · 15 Comments


This is what the sun was up to outside my window last night. I take it as a bad sign. Actually, there’s an atmospheric explanation for it that makes perfect … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · 12 Comments

Scrivener sale

I’ve never tried the popular writing software, Scrivener 2, but I just snagged a copy for $19.50 via the Boing Boing store. The price just seemed too good to pass … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · 11 Comments

Bye, cycle

“When in a reading cycle are you most likely to use Goodreads?” WTF? This question is in the current Goodreads “Featured Poll.” Maybe you’ve seen it. I tend to ignore … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · 16 Comments

You can judge a book by its cover

It’s a cliché that you can’t judge a book by its cover, but come on. Let’s face it.  A lot of book covers tell you that what’s inside isn’t going … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · 25 Comments