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[4 Oct 2012 | No Comment | 2,220 views]

Is it really true that one in every 100 people is a psychopath? In the search of an answer as to why a number of top scientists fell victim to a hoax, Jon Ronson stumbles upon the notion that many …

Books, Mac »

[2 Oct 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,497 views]

Rich media. eBooks are all about rich media and MacSparky has published a new title chock full o’ OS X Mountain Lion tips and tricks replete with more than 53 embedded videos, more than 1.5 hours visual instruction.
60 Mountain Lion …

Books, iOS »

[25 Sep 2012 | No Comment | 2,120 views]

Choice is a good thing even when they overlap. Case in point is Apple’s iPhone User Guide For iOS 6, which is available via the company’s under-appreciated iBooks Store and direct download — it’s the same .pdf either way, but …

Books, Mac, Software »

[11 Sep 2012 | One Comment | 1,476 views]

Amazon’s Kindle Fire might not make a dent in the universe, but the company’s Kindle book reading platform already owns the ebook space because users can read on almost any desktop, portable or mobile computer. Case in point is Kindle …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[2 Sep 2012 | No Comment | 1,743 views]

If you drive, clean, garden, exercise and/or garden, you have time to read. With audiobooks, reading can happen whenever and wherever your mind has time to wander. And, you get tens of thousands book titles to choose from, including September’s …

Apple luv, Audiobooks »

[13 Aug 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,371 views]

Here is something entirely new. If Apple does indeed replace Orange as the sponsor of this UK fiction prize for women, it will be the first time Cupertino has gotten behind this kind of organization. Is the world ready for …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[8 Aug 2012 | 5 Comments | 4,540 views]

The more you know about history, the more difficult it is feel good about religion in general and The Church in particular and Stephen Greenblatt’s The Swerve is the tale of a master book hunter and book lover that discovered …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[4 Jul 2012 | 5 Comments | 2,113 views]

Anthony Bourdain is everyone’s favorite bad boy cook, the guy dishes on everyone and has eaten, quite literally, anything. What happens behind the kitchen door? Bourdain is your guide to the guts, glory and just plain trash of a life …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[15 Jun 2012 | 6 Comments | 2,158 views]

Allison Greenspan’s debut novel, which has been optioned by Warner Brothers, pairs a centuries-old vampire with a spellbound witch. Together they aim to unlock the mystery of an ancient manuscript held in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library.
This smart, sophisticated …

Audiobooks »

[10 Jun 2012 | 3 Comments | 1,584 views]

Every year the Audio Publishers Association gathers to recognize the best audiobooks, giving top titles “Audie Awards.” The 2012 Audiobook of the Year went to Tina Fey for her critically acclaimed best seller Bossypants, but the book was also a …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[3 Jun 2012 | 6 Comments | 1,695 views]

Romantic comedy is a staple of America literature and film, and Emily Giffin’s Something Borrowed spins the yarn of star crossed lovers and the lies they tell to keep the truth, their friends and commitments at arm’s length.
Rachel has always …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[5 May 2012 | 5 Comments | 4,759 views]

The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid etched first-hand experience of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across the United States of America and throughout the world, …

Audiobooks »

[30 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 11,000 views]

There was a time when Redmond was on the cutting edge of digital publishing and distribution. Although they made a lot of noise in the early noughties, like their tablets, Microsoft minted ebooks never took off.
“The formation of Newco and …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[6 Apr 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,130 views]

Indiana 1818. Moonlight falls through the dense woods that surround a one-room cabin, where a nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his suffering mother’s bedside. She’s been stricken with something the old-timers call “Milk Sickness.” “My baby boy…” she whispers before …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[17 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,095 views]

Foer’s unlikely journey from chronically forgetful science journalist to US Memory Champion frames a revelatory exploration of the vast, hidden impact of memory on every aspect of our lives. On average, people squander 40 days annually compensating for things they’ve …