Rather than being an exercise in humiliation, Italy’s new television literary talent show proves to be stylish, fun and surprisingly compelling viewing.
Review of the Kobo eReader Touch
Overall the Kobo Touch is a great reading device with its lightweight design, responsive touch screen and intuitive operating system.
Eco-Libris Sets Out to Save the Earth 200 Book Reviews at a Time
By Edward Nawotka Last year on November 11 Eco-Libris asked 100 bloggers to review 100 different books that were printed on recycled paper or paper certified by the foundation-funded Forest Steward Council (http://www.fscus.org/paper/), and post them on their own websites. This year they were at it again and have doubled the number, with 200 bloggers posting their reviews throughout the day. …
Review: The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano
By Gwendolyn Dawson Physicist Paolo Giordano’s debut novel, The Solitude of Prime Numbers, won Italy’s premier literary award, the Premio Strega, in 2008. Now available in the U.S. in an English translation, The Solitude of Prime Numbers explores the poignant relationship that develops between two misfits, Alice and Mattia. Alice, an anorexic with a limp left over from a childhood skiing accident, resists …