Aren't nerds sexy enough to be heroes? They certainly can be. Here are three novels featuring protagonists with above-average SAT scores, who would get your Star Wars references, and who would never beat you up and take your lunch money. Though they might, if provoked, correct your grammar.
In 1974, Brian Sibley took it upon himself to write to his favourite author: science-fiction novelist Ray Bradbury. Here is the fascinating reply Bradbury soon sent, in which he heaps praise on his good friend Walt Disney and, by way of a lengthy postscript, eloquently questions Brian's fear of robots.
Amazon’s publishing arm is surprisingly strong. They have a number of benefits including inexpensive print-on-demand as well as a massive Kindle install base. What do traditional publishers have? Well, Amazon.
Speakeasy caught up with science-fiction writer William Gibson to discuss his non-fiction, why he thinks SOPA is 'Draconian,' and how tablets -- like Walkmans, back when they first appeared -- are changing how we understand cities.
Produced by Halas and Batchelor (and funded by the CIA, although the animators didn’t know it), Animal Farm was the first British animated feature released worldwide, and the animation style — dubbed 'Disney-turned-serious' — received critical praise.
Well before you toss that old, dingy public library card, take a gander at these beautiful works of art. It’s been said that you can’t judge a book by its cover, but we’d have to agree that you can definitely judge a library by its façade.
Released in the spring of 2010, Alice for the iPad became a huge, Oprah-featured hit that is credited with convincing reading publics of how book apps could be even more fun and engaging than paper books.