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[3 Jun 2012 | 6 Comments | 1,434 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 …

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[5 May 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,824 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, …

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[30 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 1,608 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 …

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[6 Apr 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,711 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 …

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[17 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,753 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 …

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[16 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 1,041 views]

Although it is less than clear what the import is, Adam Lashinsky’s Inside Apple has been updated — redacted, changed, expurgated, edited, altered, censored. Moreover, this “patch” isn’t applied automagically and that means it’s up to you to get it.
To …

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[3 Feb 2012 | 3 Comments | 2,107 views]

Eerie, dreamlike, set in a world that is weirdly related to our own, The Gunslinger introduces Roland Deschain of Gilead, of In-World that was, as he pursues his enigmatic antagonist to the mountains that separate the desert from the Western …

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[25 Jan 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,149 views]

If Apple is Silicon Valley’s answer to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, then author Adam Lashinsky provides readers with a golden ticket to step inside. In this primer on leadership and innovation, the author will introduce readers to concepts like the …

Apple luv, Audiobooks, iPhone »

[30 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 1,365 views]

Here’s a familiar tale — a prodigal son goes out into the world, eats at the buffet and returns whence he came to carve out a niche. I’m living that story line as is Zachary Wincik, an Erie native who’s …

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[7 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 2,587 views]

The year isn’t quite over, but Walter Isaacon’s Steve Jobs has already been crowned the best selling book of 2011. Of course, the really interesting bit is that it went on sale a month and a half ago — a …

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[1 Dec 2011 | One Comment | 1,792 views]

Andrew “Ender” Wiggin thinks he is playing computer-simulated war games at the Battle School: he is, in fact, engaged in something far more desperate. Ender is the result of decades of genetic experimentation, Earth’s attempt to make the military …

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[2 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 874 views]

In the heat of the Arizona desert, a raging fire pushes temperatures to a deadly degree and one woman is left to burn. Pulled naked and barely breathing from the fire, the victim has no idea who she is, let …

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[31 Oct 2011 | 10 Comments | 2,965 views]

For whatever reason, when Walter Isaacsons’s seminal biography shipped on Monday, October 24, you could only get the audiobook on CD — yeah, bits encoded on a shiny plastic disk. Really? Well, Audible has stepped up with the offer we’ve …

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[22 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 2,203 views]

You certainly know his face — Spiderman 2, The Good Wife, Damages, Burn Notice, The Cell — and soon millions will also know him as the voice of Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs, the authorized biography of the late Apple cofounder …

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[10 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 1,171 views]

Toru Okada is going through a difficult time. He is without a job, his cat has disappeared and his wife is behaving strangely. Into this unbalanced world comes a variety of curious characters: a young girl sunbathing in a nearby …