Global Trade Talk: Borders Offers Six Ereaders, Göteborg Book Fair Concludes

In Global Trade Talk by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson The Bookseller reported yesterday that Borders now carries six different ereading devices in its stores: the Cool-Er eReader for £189.00, Bebook Ereader for £199.00, Bebook Mini Ereader for £179.00, Sony Touch Ereader for £249.99, and Sony Pocket Ereader for £179.99. The Göteborg Book Fair in Sweden took place over the weekend (24 to 27 September) and the …

Bonus Material: Salinger’s Swedish Nemesis

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka The saga of 60 Years Later: Coming Through the Rye, a purported sequel to J.D. Salinger’s 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye, written by Swede Frederick Colting – using the pseudonym J.D. California – has now reached the courts, where things are bound to get even goofier. It seems to me that this is a bit …

The Woman Who Fought Back

In Feature Articles, Resources by Edward Nawotka

STOCKHOLM: “This will not come to any resolution. There´s too much at stake. All I can do is to write my book about it,” says Eva Gabrielsson, the long time partner of the late bestselling author Stieg Larsson. Gabrielsson’s memoir, tentatively called The Year After Stieg, is likely to generate a great deal of publicity, so much so that Gabrielsson …