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Manuel Munoz’s What You See in the Dark: A very Hitchcockian book trailer

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…ill ever forget. –Chuck Adams, Executive Editor I’ll admit, I often find book trailers to be boring. Who needs another montage of images with a voice over or an interview with an author who really isn’t funny at all? The unique book trailers stand out, and I’m hoping you’ll find this one to be just that. With its black and white drawings, created to mimic the storyboards used for Hitchcock’s films, the trailer for Manuel Munoz’…

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Watch This! David Anthony’s Book Trailer

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We can’t stop watching the book trailer for David Anthony’s debut novel Something for Nothing, which will be published in a few short weeks.  And we’re not the only ones who are excited about this book– Publishers Weekly gave it a starred review and called it “a clever and surprisingly heartfelt debut.”  Check out the brilliant book trailer here and make space on your bedside tables for Something for Nothing….

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December 16, 2010

Water for Elephants: The Movie Trailer

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Ladies and Gentleman! Presenting … the official Water for Elephants trailer! In theaters nationwide on April 22!…

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September 21, 2010

nothing left to burn video trailer

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This week we’ll be featuring the beautiful, poignant, searing memoir Nothing Left to Burn by Jay Varner. . One of our favorite authors, John Jeremiah Sullivan, wrote: . “The son reports on fires for the local paper. The dad fights fires for the city. The grandpa is a demented arsonist. That’s before things start getting weird. Just do me a favor and read this book.” . Now how can you resist after reading that? W…

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July 6, 2010

The Ghost Of Milagro Creek – Book Trailer

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Put on your Southwestern-coming-of-age-mystery hat for The Ghost of Milagro Creek by Melanie Sumner. This story of Ignacia Vigil Romero, a full Jacarilla Apache, and the two boys, Mister and Tomás, she raised to adulthood unfolds in a barrio of Taos, New Mexico—a mixed community of Native Americans, Hispanics, and whites. Now deceased, Ignacia, a curandera, medicine woman—though some say a witch—tells this tale of star-crossed lovers. Mister and…

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On Fire

by Larry Brown

On January 6, 1990, after seventeen years on the job, award-winning novelist Larry Brown quit the Oxford, Mississippi, Fire Department. With three published books to his credit and a fourth nearly finished, he made the risky decision to try life as a full-time writer. On Fire, his first work of nonfiction, looks back on his life as a full-time firefighter. Unflinching accounts of daily trauma –  from the blistering heat of burning trailer homes…

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A Miracle of Catfish

by Larry Brown

Larry Brown has been a force in American literature since taking critics by storm with his debut collection, Facing the Music, in 1988. His subsequent work—five novels, another story collection, and two books of nonfiction—continued to bring extraordinary praise and national attention to the writer New York Newsday called a “master.” In November 2004, Brown sent the nearly completed manuscript of his sixth novel to his literary agent…

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November 15, 2010

Wicked Trailer Amy Stewart, Wicked Bugs

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We bring you this important news bulletin about Amy Stewart’s Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon’s Army & other Diabolical Insects (May 2011). c/o the New York Times Amy Stewart is also the author of the New York Times and Indie Next bestsellers Wicked Plants and Flower Confidential. You may have seen her byline in the New York Times yesterday: Her opinion piece, “Leaves of Grass, an Illegal Story,̶…

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Furious Cool video trailer

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With Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World that Ma de by David Henry and Joe Henry publishing tomorrow amid the buzziest buzz — Amazon just named it one of its Best Books of the Month! — now’s the perfect time to check out the book’s video. (Be sure to catch Dr. Cornel West at the 42-second mark. Not to be missed.) Enjoy!…

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Keeping It Civil video trailer

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Human beings are messy and complicated: we fall in love; we fall out of love; we’re sometimes vengeful and often honorable. In Keeping It Civil: The Case of the Pre-Nup and the Porsche & Other True Accounts from the Files of a Family Lawyer, Margaret Klaw reveals how the law reflects our most telling — and fascinating — cultural trends. “The law is struggling to keep up with changes in society,” Klaw explains in this video…

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