January 2013 | Urban Book Editor LLC

Ben Schrank’s ‘Love Is a Canoe’ Portrays a Self-Help Author

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books “Love Is a Canoe,” a novel by Ben Schrank, revolves around a self-help author who must put his ideas into practice. See on www.nytimes.com

France’s National Library Hopes to Buy Sade’s ‘120 Days’

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books France’s National Library is negotiating to buy the manuscript of “The 120 Days of Sodom,” the Marquis de Sade’s tale of rape, murder and torture, which Sade believed was lost in the storming of the Bastille. See on www.nytimes.com

Amy Wilentz’s ‘Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter From Haiti’

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books The “Fred Voodoo” referred to in the title of Amy Wilentz’s new book represents to her all the stereotypes outsiders have come to attach to Haitians. See on www.nytimes.com