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The Translation That Became a Most Unlikely Bestseller

The Name of the Rose, as published by Italy's Bompani

Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose celebrates 30 years in translation and in print this year — but still confounds even the most erudite readers.

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December 2014 Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

Angelina's Secret

Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, includes several nonfiction titles in history, science and more.

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November 2014 Top Self-published Book Reviews from BlueInk Review

Manito

The November 2014 selection of self-published book reviews from BlueInk Review includes paranormal fiction, young adult fiction, self-help and health.

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Recent Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

BlueInk Review

BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, reviews its top books for October 2014.

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September’s Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

The darkest side of Saturn

Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, stars a novel about a doomsday Cassandra and a guide to overcoming concussions without drugs.

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Speed Reading Secrets of a Book Critic

Edward Nawotka, Editor-in-Chief, Publishing Perspectives

How is it professional book critics can pump out scores of reviews a year when many of us struggle just to read one book a week? They are told what to say.

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Review: Out of Print, a Film by Vivienne Roumani

Out of Print

Out of Print, the film documentary by Vivienne Roumani about the state-of-affairs in the book business and the culture of reading in America circa 2013, is worth seeking out.

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August’s Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

BlueInk Review

This month’s selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, includes a dystopian thriller and an intelligent detective story.

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Past Lives Capture Centuries of China in a Novel

Susan Barker

Susan Barker’s new novel, The Incarnations, uses the device of reincarnation to capture snapshots of moments in China’s long history through a single man.

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July’s Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

Green Novel

Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, stars a novel about friendship, golf and race in 1969, among others.

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