Day: May 21, 2015

The Thursday Book Beat: Brazilian Book Lovers Donate 5,000 Books to Fulfill Library Dream

Anton Chekov’s first book published after 130 years The New York Review of Books will release The Prank, Chekov’s first writing collection, in July. The Prank failed to get through censors several times, despite his best efforts. Known for his deft use of parody and comedy as platforms for social commentary, Chekov’s early writing will likely be of high interest…

DC v RiRi: Battle for Robyn

Did you know that Rihanna’s real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty? The pop star’s company, Roraj Trade, filed documents last June to trademark a bunch of names which included her first and last: Fenty Apparel, Fenty Beauty, Fenty Clothing, Fenty Cosmetics, Fenty Face, Fenty Intimates, Fenty Lingerie, Fenty Makeup, Fenty Nails, Fenty Swim, Fenty Swimwear, Boomflick, Fenty…

Evensong by John Love

Evensong John Love Night Shade Books January 6 2015 Full Disclosure: A review copy was received from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Evensong is the second novel from science fiction writer John Love. Set in the year 2060, it follows the latest mission of Anwar Abbas, a member of a special agency of the…

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