Never mind reading entire books. Who has time for that? Librarians these days are information specialists teaching information literacy. A Librarian’s Lament: Books Are a Hard Sell – washingtonpost.com
We’re used to seeing books on, say, computer programming given away free online, as contributions to the Open Source movement, or as marketing to enhance the author’s stature (or Google rank) just before the publication of his next non-free book.
Many authors fear Michiko Kakutani, book critic for the daily edition of The New York Times, because if she doesn’t like your book she can make you wish you’d gone into the heating and air conditioning business. Slate’s Ben Yagoda
Books and movies are two different languages. To compare the two is like comparing pottery and stained glass. –Russel Banks Probably half the movies made in Hollywood are adaptations of stories that originally appeared as novels, nonfiction books, comic books,