Ever since I read Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale I’ve been searching for more great dystopian fiction. Yesterday I discovered a book trailer for Other Press’s The Unit, out in August. It looks good! I’m adding it to my ever-growing pile. If you are single and childless you’d better watch out. They could be coming […]

ForeWord is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2008 Book of the Year Awards. More than 1,400 books were entered in 61 categories. These were narrowed to 668 finalists from 376 publishers. These books represent some of the best work coming from today’s independent press community. The winners will be determined by a panel […]

A must read book for the organic obsessed, the diet depressed, and the everyday food lover, who wants to separate nutritional sense from nonsense.  Library Journal recently had a Q&A with the author of AN APPLE A DAY, Dr. Joe Schwarcz. My favorite quote from the interview: “An overall balanced diet allows for a few […]

This headline, FOUGHT OVER ANY GOOD BOOKS LATELY?, jumped out at me this morning from The New York Times.  Book Group drama? How could that be?  How naive of me!  Finding happiness within a book group can be a challenge, to say the least.  The examples shared in the article alone could spark lively debates!  Have you ever […]