Category Archives: literature

Pay James Patterson $300 Thousand and He’ll Destroy His Latest Novel


‘Having successfully transitioned from author to brand, the famed James Patterson is now trying a new business model: not writing at all. ‘He’s offering a unique opportunity for a single individual to pay $294,038 for the privilege of destroying the … Continue reading

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Facebook Apologizes To LGBT Community


Promises Changes To Real Name Policy ‘After weeks of backlash over Facebook’s real name policy, namely from members of the LGBT community who have had their Facebook pages suspended due to drag names, Facebook has met with members of the … Continue reading

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Hero Stops Assailant After Beheading Co-worker [Video]


‘…Shortly after Nolen stormed out of the human resources office, an employee had telephoned the on-site office of Mark Vaughan, the company’s chief operating officer, telling Vaughan that Nolen was out of control. ‘Vaughan, an Oklahoma County reserve deputy sheriff, … Continue reading

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Can Books be Really Hazardous to Your Health?


Study says reading Fifty Shades of Grey poses dangerous health risks It wouldn’t be so surprising if the books are Health or Fitness books. An author of a jogging and running book died while he himself was jogging. ‘A recent … Continue reading

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Twitter and Press Intimidation in Ferguson


‘…There are downsides to the way Twitter mediates events like Ferguson’s protests as well: Politico’s Alex Byers talked to several experts who said Twitter’s free-for-all nature fused with the chaos in Ferguson “to create an environment that spotlights startling developments … Continue reading

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The Extreme Reading Challenge [Video/Photos]


Will you dare to join? ‘The ERC refers to people who push themselves out of their literary comfort by ploughing through numerous novels or any literary material available. ‘According to Metro, Phyllis Rose, an American author, literary critic, essayist, biographer, … Continue reading

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Why Book Lovers Should be Rooting for Amazon


…Not for Hachette or the Big Five opinion of Mathew Ingram ‘As Amazon continues to tighten the screws on book publishers like Hachette — by making its books difficult to find, impossible to pre-order, and so on — the conventional … Continue reading

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