HarperCollins http://nwpr.org en Book News: Each Page Of 'A Drinkable Book' Kills Bacteria In Drinking Water http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-each-page-drinkable-book-kills-bacteria-drinking-water <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYTif9F188E</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 13:27:02 +0000 editor 45823 at http://nwpr.org Book News: Each Page Of 'A Drinkable Book' Kills Bacteria In Drinking Water Book News: Stock Market Is 'Rigged,' Author Michael Lewis Says http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-stock-market-rigged-author-michael-lewis-says <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>A new book by Michael Lewis, the bestselling author of <em>Liar's Poker </em>and <em>Moneyball</em>, says the stock market is "rigged" in favor of high-frequency traders. In <em>Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt</em>, which came out Monday after being kept under wraps for months, Lewis says that computer-based high speed trading is set up to benefit these traders at the expense of investors by anticipating orders by a fraction of a millisecond. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:28:00 +0000 Annalisa Quinn 43645 at http://nwpr.org Book News: Stock Market Is 'Rigged,' Author Michael Lewis Says Book News: Authors Lose Class-Action Status In Google Books Case http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-authors-lose-class-action-status-google-books-case <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>Google scored a victory this week when an <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-01/google-books-plaintiffs-lose-class-status-over-fair-use.html">appeals court ruled</a> that the <a href="http://www.authorsguild.org/">Authors Guild</a> and other organizations couldn't collectively sue the tech giant over its digital library project. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:21:00 +0000 Annalisa Quinn 30353 at http://nwpr.org Book News: Neil Gaiman Revives 'Sandman' Comic Series http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-neil-gaiman-revives-sandman-comic-strip <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>The vastly prolific fantasy author Neil Gaiman is bringing back his popular <em>Sandman</em> series that ended more than a decade ago, the DC Entertainment imprint Vertigo announced Monday. <em>The Sandman: Overture #1</em> will be illustrated by J.H. Williams III and published on a bimonthly basis, beginning in October. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 11:10:00 +0000 editor 30291 at http://nwpr.org