Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A Gay Bible, Milo, Cruz & other books in the News (June 13 2017)


The Jewish 'Moses Of The Alt Right' Has A New Book - And It Isn't Pretty
Author and academic Paul Gottfried, mentor to Richard Spencer and self-described "paleoconservative," released his thirteenth book this spring, a collection of essays titled "Revisions and Dissents."

'Gosnell' Authors Blast New York Times Best-Seller List for Ignoring Book Exposing Abortion Horrors
The authors of a new book exposing the horrors of the abortion industry are denouncing The New York Times for leaving their book off its best-seller list despite high sales.'

#4 Bestseller in U.S. Snubbed by NY Times Because It Doesn't Celebrate Abortion
It's getting ignored just like it did when no one covered the crimes committed.

Australian ghostwriter beats Stephen King and JK Rowling to top UK crimewriting award
But it's Robotham's psychological crime novels which have helped to earn him more than 6m book sales, plaudits from Jack Reacher author Lee Child, and now the CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger.


Was Poe's "Raven" Plagiarized?

John Grisham hates prologues and says his new novel "Camino Island" is a beach read

The Internet Is Losing It Over a Passage From Hillary Clinton's Book Evoking Slavery Imagery
An excerpt from Hillary Clinton's famous 1996 book "It Takes A Village" has been circulating online and courting controversy for its depiction of prison inmates working at the Arkansas governor's mansion.

Ted Cruz: ‘Obnoxious’ Al Franken hurled ‘hate’ insult for book sales
A promotional interview for Mr. Franken’s new book titled “Giant of the Senate” included a smattering of personal attacks on Tuesday. The Democrat told USA Today that an entire chapter, “Sophistry,” is dedicated to the “singularly dishonest” Mr. Cruz.

Book: Special Counsel Mueller Did Exactly What Comey Accused Trump Of Doing
Barr, writing in his 2011 book, "The Meaning of Is: The Squandered Impeachment and Wasted Legacy of William Jefferson Clinton," recounted a phone call with Mueller, who was then working at the Justice Department, in which he asked Barr not to "go too hard on these guys."

Bernie Sanders Made Nearly A Million On His Book, Financial Disclosures Show
In addition to his lavish book deals, the socialist senator brings in over $200,000 a year, which puts him in the top 4 percent of American in terms of income.


EXCLUSIVE: Comey Could Receive 'Eight Figure' Book Deal
Former FBI director James Comey could cash in for up to tens of millions of dollars after his firing...

Swedish Library Bans Factual Book on Immigration, Says Contents are 'Contrary to Human Rights'
A library in Sweden's capital is refusing to stock Kurdish economist Tino Sanandaji's "sincere and evidence-driven analysis" of the country's immigration policy because the book 'supports racism'.

MILO Book 'Dangerous' Back on Sale; Soars to #1 on Amazon, Passes Clinton, Sasse

Milo Yiannopoulos to self-publish his book Dangerous
After falling out with Simon & Schuster, the right-wing provocateur is striking out on his own

The Most Popular Books In History All Shared One Trait

Kris Jenner slams Caitlyn's book: Everything is 'made up'

Hollywood's First Female Boss Tell-All Book...
Sherry Lansing Book Excerpt: Screaming Matches and Tears on 'Fatal Attraction' Set

Keira Knightley And Gwyneth Paltrow Too 'Nasal' And 'Unlovable' To Play Austen Heroines, Says Expert

Gwyneth Paltrow has a 'nasal whine', Emma Thompson is 'too old' and Kiera Knightley should be STRANGLED says expert furious at stars' performances in Jane Austen movies

WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS
1. "Al Franken, Giant of the Senate" by Al Franken (Twelve)
2. "On Wings of Eagles" by Ken Follett (Penguin)
3. "Theft By Finding: Diaries" by David Sedaris (Little, Brown)
4. "Astrophysics for People in a Hurry" Neil deGrasse Tyson (Norton)


The Bible in Pig Latin

Star Wars Bible (New Yoda Version)

The Twitter Bible

‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Terrifically Pays Homage To Lovecraft In Its Season 3 Return

MainAll NewsInside IsraelReport: Half of all Arabs don't read books
Report: Half of all Arabs don't read books
Central Bureau of Statistics: Women read more books than men, half of Arabs don't read at all.

H.P. Lovecraft’s wide-reaching legacy
As one of the most influential horror writers of our time, Lovecraft’s ideas and style permeate a staggering amount of pop culture, from novels and movies to music and games.

The New Anne of Green Gables and current Birth Rates

Oldest Draft of King James Bible Discovered, Historian Says
The King James Bible, the most widely read book in the English language — from which phrases like "a man after his own heart" emerged — is as storied as it is elusive. Now, a historian claims to have found the oldest known draft of the Christian text, written in messy script, in an obscure archive at the University of Cambridge.

Southern Baptists Embrace Gender-Inclusive Language in the Bible
America's largest Protestant denomination has produced a revised translation that incorporates many features it had long condemned.
http://theatln.tc/2rRFYx0

Queen James Bible: publisher releases ‘gay-friendly’ Bible translation
This new translation, the editors say, will “resolve interpretive ambiguity in the Bible as it pertains to homosexuality.”
http://bit.ly/2qTBczj

Lesbian Christian Creates Special Bible App For Gay Community
A black lesbian plans to launch a Bible app later this month aimed at making gay people feel more included in the Christian community.

Gender and the Christian Standard Bible

Elementary school Bible club shut down after atheist group decries it as unconstitutional
A Bible club at Altruria Elementary School in Tennessee has been shut down, following objection from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, which claimed the group was unconstitutional, World Religion News reports.

J.K. Rowling lands just behind Beyoncé on Forbes' list of highest-paid celebrities
While it’s dominated by musicians, athletes and broadcasters, Forbes magazine’s 2017 list of the world's highest-paid celebrities includes author J.K. Rowling at the No. 3 spot.

The Book of Mormon Gets the Literary Treatment
The Book of Mormon is a wholly American Scripture. It is the sacred text for the 15 million-strong Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It’s the calling card for thousands of missionaries, and part of the inspiration for a Tony award-winning Broadway musical. But rarely has the book, on its own merits, been considered a genuine work of art. That’s changing, as American literary scholars embrace it as worthy of attention.

Why is a little-known Yale professor’s book on death a best seller in South Korea?
Much of Kagan’s work addresses death, which is certainly a theme of interest in all cultures. But, somehow, his ideas struck a particular chord in South Korea. “I don’t really know how to explain it, to be honest,” he says.

The Yellow Press, the Fake News of 100 Years Ago (1907 Article)

Is Europe committing suicide? Controversial book claims elites in UK and the Continent are encouraging mass immigration because they've lost faith in historic Christian values
The shadow of Enoch Powell — the Birmingham-born Tory who was cast into the wilderness after his controversial speech in 1968 about ‘rivers of blood’ (a phrase he never actually used) — still hangs over the debate.

Charles Dickens and copyright law: 5 things you should know


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