In Defense of Z-Library and Book Piracy

Pirate ebook site Z-Library is the bane of many authors’ and publishers’ existence, but Alison Rumitt — an author herself — doesn’t celebrate its loss Earlier this month, the internet started with a cry that would echo for weeks to come: “Z-Library is gone…they took Z-Lib…” Z-Library is the bane of existence for many authors … Read more

Bozeman Public Library uses grant to increase learning labs

BOZEMAN – The Bozeman Public Library is undergoing many different renovations. One of the transformations is to transform the small coffee shop and bookstore at the north entrance into a nutrition and art laboratory. “Kids’ cooking classes would be great, and I’m all for it,” said Jillian Robinson, a Bozeman nanny for years. Robinson said … Read more

Bozeman Public Library uses grant to increase learning labs

BOZEMAN – The Bozeman Public Library is undergoing many different renovations. One of the transformations is to transform the small coffee shop and bookstore at the north entrance into a nutrition and art laboratory. “Kids’ cooking classes would be great, and I’m all for it,” said Jillian Robinson, a Bozeman nanny for years. Robinson said … Read more

Montclair playwright to premiere at New York Theatre Festival

When Karin Abarbanel stumbled across a bookstore in East Durham, New York more than a decade ago, she didn’t expect it would lead to a new career path as a playwright . Abarbanel holds many titles, novelist, entrepreneur and most importantly mother. But when she came across a book about Sojourner Truth, her role as … Read more

Hate U Give is uncomfortable and contradictory — here’s why it matters

How Amandla Stenberg’s new film fits into the current political climate Find when you get to the second half the hatred you give, You will be afraid to laugh at the funny parts. Movies rarely take you on a journey through moments of warmth and humor — and then, just when you feel safe, encounter … Read more

20 Minutes With: Photographer David Yarrow

Although British photographer David Yarrow has spent decades photographing wildlife in Africa, “I’m not a wildlife photographer, I’m just a photographer,” he insists. Yarrow, 56, has been shooting for over 40 years. While he is best known for his wildlife photos – he has captured hundreds of elephants, lions and wolves (up close) – he … Read more

How to use Among Us to get water digitally

Every artist has some kind of skill in their favorite medium that they struggle with. For potters, it might be thrown on wheels instead of handmade. For fiber artists, it might be knitting verse crochet or using a loom with cross stitch. But thankfully, in addition to years of practice, the various shortcuts that peers … Read more

INNOVATION OF CRYPTO ART – GETTING STARTED

NEW BOOKDROP OPEN EDITION NFT”Crypto Art – Getting Started“Coming to Nifty Gateway, the book tells The story and evolution of crypto art through works 50 sporty most representative artist. The BOOKDROP OPEN EDITION NFT for “CRYPTO ART – Begins” will be available on Nifty Gateway on Monday, October 17th at 6:30pm ET (October 18th at … Read more

Hate U Give is uncomfortable and contradictory — here’s why it matters

How Amandla Stenberg’s new film fits into the current political climate Find when you get to the second half the hatred you give, You will be afraid to laugh at the funny parts. Movies rarely take you on a journey through moments of warmth and humor — and then, just when you feel safe, encounter … Read more

AU’s most anticipated books of 2022: October-December

We are getting closer and closer to Christmas now. That means we’re now entering the busiest few weeks in publishing and book sales. Expect to see plenty of gift books and themed editions hitting shelves in the next few weeks. With so many books coming out every month, our AU Books team is willing to … Read more