Category archives for: Books

Sidney Harman new owner of Newsweek

Sidney Harman new owner of Newsweek

It has been announced that Sidney Harman had entered into a contract to buy Newsweek magazine from the Washington Post Company for the token price of one dollar. In this move, Harman assumes the liabilities of the magazine. As announced in a press release, Washington Post Company Chairman Donald Graham and Sidney Harman himself emphasized [...]

Amazon Graphite Kindle DX Coming July 7th! Pre-order Now

Amazon Graphite Kindle DX Coming July 7th! Pre-order Now

Amazon, the largest online bookstore, is going to release its newest addition to the Kindle family and it’s now available for pre-order! The Amazon Graphite Kindle DX is looking sleek with its new color. It also boasts of 50% improved contrast, and to top it all off, it’s now cheaper at $379. Its 9.7 inch [...]

Twilight Author Stephenie Meyer Tired of Vampires

Twilight Author Stephenie Meyer Tired of Vampires

Yes, you’ve read that right. The author, Stephenie Meyer, herself admitted that she’s “burned out on vampires,” the theme of her best-selling novels-turned-movies and the creatures that brought her fame and fortune. It looks like we’re not getting new vampire-related works from Meyer anytime soon! This is a news that brings disappointment to millions of [...]

Novelist Jose Saramago Dies at 87

Novelist Jose Saramago Dies at 87

Nobel-winning Portuguese novelist, Jose Saramago, peacefully passed away at age 87 on Friday. He died of multiple organ failure and other illnesses which include Leukemia and some respiratory problems, a Spanish newspaper reported. His life as an author was decorated with controversy and recognition as his novels of fantastic imagination and moving style was often [...]