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
https://www.sundaypost.com/fp/quest-for-truth-of-titanic-lusitania/

The novel ‘Fever City’ puts a new twist on the Kennedy assassination
http://wpo.st/r8lM2

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?
https://thefederalist.com/2016/12/14/inside-donald-trumps-secret-ayn-rand-conspiracy/


Fascism most searched word on Merriam-Webster election night
http://usat.ly/2fengtk

Banning 'To Kill a Mockingbird'? Virginia school pulls books after parent's complaint
http://www.latimes.com/books/la-et-jc-mockingbird-ban-20161205-story.html

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.
https://www.buzzfeed.com/tasneemnashrulla/student-claims-to-discover-fake-book-with-alt-right-material

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
https://goo.gl/jdoyGp

The Unsolvable Mysteries of the Voynich Manuscript
http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-unsolvable-mysteries-of-the-voynich-manuscript

Bible Collection At Sotheby’s Led By
$1.7 Million Wycliffite New Testament
http://www.antiquesandthearts.com/bible-collection-at-sothebys-led-by-1-7-million-wycliffite-new-testament/

‘Goosebumps’ Dollywood employee finds burned Bible page while cleaning after wildfires
http://via.pix11.com/47ryj

Is Mary not a virgin? The German bishops’ new Bible translation leaves it… unclear.
https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/is-mary-not-a-virgin-new-german-bible-includes-some-unorthodox-translations

Trump's books offer clues on how he'll lead from White House
http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/15/politics/donald-trump-books-leadership-white-house/

The best economics books of 2016
http://wpo.st/ydlM2

Books every aspiring entrepreneur must read
https://yourstory.com/2016/12/book-must-reads-for-aspiring-entrepreneurs/


19 Nonfiction Books From 2016 That Will Expand Your Mind
Read ‘em and learn.
https://goo.gl/md2lK8

The madness of banning Huckleberry Finn
http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/the-madness-of-banning-ihuckleberry-finn-i/19089#.WFLf9VMrKM8

The Science Behind Why You Should Keep Reading Print Books
http://uproxx.com/life/the-science-behind-reading-real-books/

The Cthulhu Casebooks - Sherlock Holmes and the Shadwell Shadows (Book Review)
http://www.biogamergirl.com/2016/11/the-cthulhu-casebooks-sherlock-holmes.html

Sherlock Holmes was the original technology disrupter
http://qz.com/848322/sir-arthur-conan-doyles-sherlock-holmes-was-the-original-technology-disrupter/

BOOK REVIEW: "Swedenborg" by Gary Lachman
http://www.reddirtreport.com/rustys-reads/book-review-swedenborg-gary-lachman

Agatha Christie disappearance: How the author's Newlands vanishing was reported 90 years ago
http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/nostalgia/agatha-christie-disappearance-how-authors-12247703

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.
https://www.fastcodesign.com/3066031/wanted/the-best-designed-design-books-of-the-year

93 stories of the Fort McMurray evacuation in new book
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/fort-mcmurray-book-stories-evacuation-ashley-tobin-1.3882315

Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161207005452/en/Amazon-Announces-Best-Selling-Books-2016

Jane Austen engraved £5 note could be worth £20,000
http://www.itv.com/news/2016-12-08/jane-austen-engraved-5-note-could-be-worth-20-000/

Wesley Snipes confirms he is writing a supernatural thriller
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/read/article/wesley-snipes-confirms-he-is-writing-a-supernatural-thriller

Top Ten Comic Books For November 2016: Marvel On Top
http://www.cosmicbooknews.com/content/top-ten-comic-books-november-2016-marvel-top

If Arthur Conan Doyle’s medical career had not floundered, the world would have never known of Sherlock Holmes.
http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/books/speak-easy-a-case-of-identity/

Unseen HG Wells ghost story published for first time
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/nov/24/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.
https://www.christiancentury.org/article/bible-translation-everyone

The 10 books that will make winter pass more quickly
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-wp-blm-ritholtz-1e8e833a-c08d-11e6-a52b-a0a126eaf9f7-20161212-story.html

For mystery authors, the Christmas season is murder
http://www.star-telegram.com/entertainment/books/article120418968.html

One, Perhaps Two, Cheers for Ayn Rand
http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/443041/ayn-rand-fantasies

Five Books to Change Liberals' Minds
https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-10-11/five-books-to-change-liberals-minds

Top five science books of 2016
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-14/best-science-reads-of-2016/8113640

A New Biography of Joan Rivers
http://nyti.ms/2gAw620

Making a Man of the Mad Monk (Rasputin)
https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/making-man-mad-monk/

Christianity Today’s 2017 Book Awards
http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2017/january-february/christianity-todays-2017-book-awards.html

The 5 Worst Books of 2016
http://www.ew.com/gallery/worst-books-2016

10 of the worst book-to-movie adaptations ever made
http://honey.nine.com.au/2016/11/14/14/10/10-of-the-worst-book-to-movie-adaptations-ever-made

Looking for a new Christmas tradition? Try an old ghost story
http://thechronicleherald.ca/artslife/1421147-looking-for-a-new-christmas-tradition-try-an-old-ghost-story

10 Literary Podcasts To Check Out
https://www.bustle.com/articles/199343-10-literary-podcasts-to-check-out

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