Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Titanic, Sherlock Holmes & Other Book News (Dec 15 2016)

New book looks at conspiracy theories surrounding Titanic and Lusitania sea tragedies

The novel ‘Fever City’ puts a new twist on the Kennedy assassination

Inside Donald Trump’s Secret Ayn Rand Conspiracy
Did you know the Trump administration is installing Ayn Rand 'acolytes' at the highest levels of government? How come nobody told me we were taking over?

Fascism most searched word on Merriam-Webster election night

Banning 'To Kill a Mockingbird'? Virginia school pulls books after parent's complaint

Columbia University, in New York City, is investigating a report of a “fake book” found in a campus library that appears to be associated with the neoreactionary or “Dark Enlightenment” movement.

Italian schoolchildren choose Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf as one of their favourite books in national survey
The survey was intended to find out the childrens' favourite Italian authors

The Unsolvable Mysteries of the Voynich Manuscript

Bible Collection At Sotheby’s Led By
$1.7 Million Wycliffite New Testament

‘Goosebumps’ Dollywood employee finds burned Bible page while cleaning after wildfires

Is Mary not a virgin? The German bishops’ new Bible translation leaves it… unclear.

Trump's books offer clues on how he'll lead from White House

The best economics books of 2016

Books every aspiring entrepreneur must read

19 Nonfiction Books From 2016 That Will Expand Your Mind
Read ‘em and learn.

The madness of banning Huckleberry Finn

The Science Behind Why You Should Keep Reading Print Books

The Cthulhu Casebooks - Sherlock Holmes and the Shadwell Shadows (Book Review)

Sherlock Holmes was the original technology disrupter

BOOK REVIEW: "Swedenborg" by Gary Lachman

Agatha Christie disappearance: How the author's Newlands vanishing was reported 90 years ago

The Best-Designed Design Books Of The Year
There are books, well-designed books, and well-designed design books. Here are the ones that make great gifts.

93 stories of the Fort McMurray evacuation in new book

Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016

Jane Austen engraved £5 note could be worth £20,000

Wesley Snipes confirms he is writing a supernatural thriller

Top Ten Comic Books For November 2016: Marvel On Top

If Arthur Conan Doyle’s medical career had not floundered, the world would have never known of Sherlock Holmes.

Unseen HG Wells ghost story published for first time

A Bible translation for everyone?
It was the all-time paperback best seller. But the Good News Bible had its critics.

The 10 books that will make winter pass more quickly

For mystery authors, the Christmas season is murder

One, Perhaps Two, Cheers for Ayn Rand

Five Books to Change Liberals' Minds

Top five science books of 2016

A New Biography of Joan Rivers

Making a Man of the Mad Monk (Rasputin)

Christianity Today’s 2017 Book Awards

The 5 Worst Books of 2016

10 of the worst book-to-movie adaptations ever made

Looking for a new Christmas tradition? Try an old ghost story

10 Literary Podcasts To Check Out

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