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andrew-q-lam's picture
Aug.13.2013
 The thirteen stories in Birds of Paradise Lost shimmer with humor and pathos as they chronicle the anguish and joy and bravery of America’s newest Americans, the troubled lives of those who fled Vietnam and remade themselves in the San Francisco Bay Area. Book is now available on...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.18.2012
I can't promise this will be the last I post about this new wealth of Kafka material (with some original writing by Kafka himself). It was a trial of four years but a wait of decades. How Kafka would react to see this leap of his work  go from obscurity to an international internet presence (...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.18.2012
And the change-over took a month. Well, there were those centuries in there of course, but from the point the Encyclopaedia Britannica realized its printed days were over, it took a month to make it available on-line. That's a lot of knowledge right there. The Encyclopaedia Britannica stopped...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.24.2012
OK - this appeals to me. I would enjoy "flipping" through Shakespeare's Folio and Mozart's letters. Chaucer is going to be difficult. [I know - I know. Where is Kafka?] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Imagine... Curling up on the sofa with one of Jane Austen’s hand-written manuscripts Marvelling at...
dale-estey's picture
Dec.26.2011
In a move which shows the British Monarch adapts quite nicely to the times, thank you, plus shows the power (and establishment) of the *new* media, the Queen's current Christmas Day speech is available on Kindle. As - apparently - a matter of course. For free. This may indeed be a coup for Amazon,...
dale-estey's picture
Sep.30.2011
  Encyclopaedia Britannica Now Fits Into an App by Walt Mossberg The Encyclopaedia Britannica has been the most prestigious general encyclopedia in the English language for what seems like forever. But it has always been expensive, and a bit stodgy. Today, when people need to look up...
dale-estey's picture
Sep.24.2011
Borrow Kindle Books from Your Local LibraryYou can check out a Kindle book from your local library and read it on any generation Kindle device or free Kindle reading app.  When you borrow a Kindle public library book, you'll have access to all the unique features of Kindle books, including...
quenntis-ashby's picture
May.18.2011
I feel proud to be part of this collection. I submitted 3 pieces - a fable, a poem, and a prose-poem - which were all accepted. All the authors submitted their work without payment, in order to raise funds for the ongoing relief efforts in Japan.   Rainbow Lights Ablaze: Anthology in Aid of...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.12.2010
Pat Conroy and the e-book future   AP – In this undated publicity image released by Open Road Integrated Media, author Pat Conroy is shown at … By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer Hillel Italie, Ap National Writer NEW YORK – Pat Conroy says he knows so little about e-books that he didn't...
dale-estey's picture
Jul.18.2010
  Project Gutenberg is a free service open to all of you with no membership required.If you paid anybody to get access to Project Gutenberg you should ask them for a refund. Top 100 To determine the ranking we count the times each file gets downloaded. Both HTTP and FTP transfers are counted...