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2016 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Biography – William Finnegan for Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

Originally posted on Book Club Mom:
The winners have been announced and Barbarian Days:  A Surfing Life by William Finnegan has won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Biography. Photo: youtube.com…

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Whither the flute in rock music?” redux

I had totally forgotten about this one. Certainly not one of my favorite songs, or one of my favorite songs avec flûte. That said, I remember the time it was … Continue reading

April 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Take the e-reader poll

Didn’t get a lot of responses yesterday on this, so I’m keeping it open. Take an msec — won’t you? — and let me know what kind of e-reader you … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · 15 Comments

“Artificial dissemination” follow-up

Reaction to my “pay what you want” publishing experiment was supportive for the most part. It seems like everyone in the indie book biz is on the hunt for alternatives … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · 20 Comments

Fiction and technology — a guest post by Audrey Driscoll

A couple of weeks ago, I did a post about how writers today are steering clear of references to modern technology. Well, Audrey Driscoll, a supremely thoughtful writer, thinker, and … Continue reading

April 12, 2016 · 11 Comments

Boo hoo — BookBub turned me down!

Yes, I half-expected it. I’ve heard how selective they are over there. So many naked-male-torso books to promote. So little space. But I was hoping that, because I have a … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · 25 Comments

Your Sunday subliminal message

April 10, 2016 · 5 Comments