May 30, 2015

Random Articles - RAW 150529

Welcome to the weekend, my internet is back and so am I with some random articles from across the web.  I have a plan to release a video tonight, called Does Science Fiction Have a Canon, and on Sunday evening I will post an article of the same name.  So keep an eye out for them.  But for now, sit back with your favourite beverage and enjoy.  My drink of choice this morning was a Cafe Romano (espresso and lemon).


  • What Is the Measure of a Great Book?
  • The Secrets Of The Theory of General Relativity In An Alphabetic Primer
  • Major Publishers Are Not Listening to Authors
  • Conan Doyle Estate Files Copyright and Trademark Suit Over Upcoming Holmes Movie
  • 50 most popular images about books, reading, and libraries





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What Is the Measure of a Great Book?


challies.com - I read a lot of books. I read a lot of books because I just plain love to read, and a read a lot of books because, as a reviewer, I receive a lot of them and am always trying to keep ahead of the growing piles. But the more I read, the harder I can find it to answer this question: What is a good book? What are the marks of an especially good book? Read more...




The Secrets Of The Theory of General Relativity In An Alphabetic Primer


io9.com - Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity is beautiful, elegant, and a golden standard of, “This is what complex physics looks like.” To celebrate the centennial of its publication, the Perimeter Institute put together an alphabetic primer of lessons and trivia to bring you up to speed. Read more...





Major Publishers Are Not Listening to Authors


goodereader.com - The dream for many aspiring writers is to be picked up by a major publisher. This is often seen as the key to international distribution and being able to attain a fat advance in order to write a single or series of books. According to a recent report, there are many problems with traditional publishing and is driving authors to self-publish instead. Read more...




Conan Doyle Estate Files Copyright and Trademark Suit Over Upcoming Holmes Movie


Inks, Bits, and Pixels - There's a story breaking today that those perennial copyright trolls known as the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle have filed a lawsuit over a new Sherlock Holmes film coming out in July.  Read more...





50 most popular images about books, reading, and libraries


ebookfriendly.com - This list includes most wonderful posters that are serving one simple task: they encourage to read. Read more...










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