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200th Show Special – Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk with Ben Fountain

Once every generation or two, a book comes along that incarnates our collective experience of war.  Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front was one such: Heller’s Catch-22 was another, and Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five was one more.  To this distinguished list must be added Ben Fountain‘s first novel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Reviews have been […]

Jeffrey Archer: The Archer Still Has Two Fingers

With 270 million copies of his books in circulation, Jeffrey Archer can justly claim to be one of the world’s all-time bestselling novelists.  From his first book way back in 1976 – rejected by fifteen publishers – to his current worldwide hit The Sins Of The Father – his writer’s journey has been a wild […]

Apple Pwns Education

Today, Apple made a grab at the education market. Not at part of it. No. All of it. As authors, we’ve become quite accustomed to extremely large companies appropriating things.  Think about Google unilaterally grabbing eBook rights.  Or consider Amazon giving away our eBooks.  You get the picture. Apple, however, are going beyond all that […]