Tag Archives: Authors

Fair, A. A. – A.K.A. – Erle Stanley Gardner

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No deal for Google digital book plan

NEW YORK (AFP) – A US judge dealt a major setback to Google’s plans for a vast digital library and online bookstore, rejecting a settlement hammered out by the Internet giant with authors and publishers..MORE

Sequel to Catcher in the Rye ‘banned in USA

A book billed as the sequel to JD Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye has been banned from release in the US, according to reports…

According to the late author’s lawyers, the book – published in the UK in June 2009 – was “a rip-off, pure and simple”.

The Swedish author claimed his book – which features a character based on Salinger’s anti-hero Holden Caulfield – was a literary commentary and not a sequel….MORE http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-12181223

Gertrude Stein on Cover of Time Magazine 1933


John Gregory Brown and Molly McCully Brown Visit Azio Media

John Gregory Brown & Molly McCully Brown stopped by the shop this August while on vacation in Holden Beach.

Tulane graduate and Sweet Briar professor, John Gregory Brown is the author of “Decorations in a Ruined Cemetery” and winner of the Lyndhurst Prize for fiction. Molly McCully Brown recently won First Prize in The Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize for Young Writers. Her winning poem, “Terra Incognita” will be published in The Kenyon Review this year.

Ernest Hemingway Meets the Cosmo Girl

The first true printing of Ernest Hemingway’s, “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” was published in this Hearst’s International, Combined with CosmopolitanMagazine – September 1936

"The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"

Dean Corn illustrated "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" for Hearst - Cosmopolitan Magazine

“The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber”is a famous novelette by Ernest Hemingway, about wealthy people on big game hunting expeditions. This is the true first printing prior to being published concurrently with “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” in book format in 1936.

Also included in this issue of what is now “Cosmopolitan Magazine” is a serial “The Kidnap Murder Case”, by S. S. Van Dine, who also wrote “The Casino Murder Case” (which was later made into the James Bond film Casino Royale).

Also included in this issue: “White Banners” by Lloyd C. Douglas.

Hearst's International, Combined with Cosmopolitan Magazine - September 1936

This lovely Bradshaw Crandell cover of a "Water Sprite" is a "Special Vacation Issue"

Note: “Novelette by Ernest Hemingway” to the cover.

Vintage Magazines are available at Azio Media

Two Blue Wolves by Sparrow Hall

Author Sparrow Hall at Bennington College presents his “Two Blue Wolves” project.

Sparrow Hall - Bennington College 2007

Sparrow Hall - Bennington College 2007

His short story, Two Blue Wolves, will be published by Hydrogen Media in 2008. The story will be accompanied by an original soundtrack, videos, performances and visual art developed by collaborators from around the world. A percentage of every sale will go towards finding a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease.

To learn more, visit www.myspace.com/twobluewolves.