Originally published on Mon February 4, 2013 10:56 am
The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.
Originally published on Sun February 3, 2013 4:16 pm
From movies about outbreaks, to television shows about zombies, to books about Armageddon, we're in love with the end of the world.
Author Sam Sheridan wants to teach you how to survive it, no matter the catastrophe. His new book is called Disaster Diaries: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Apocalypse.
He's got the skill set to prepare us: Sheridan's resume includes wilderness firefighting, construction work in the South Pole, and everything in between.
For some months now, many of us at NPR have been enjoying a daily email from our friends here who report about books and the publishing industry. It's a tip sheet with news, and a bit of attitude.
Eyder and several others started saying "hey, we ought to publish this."
So, The Two-Way will.
Annalisa Quinn, who's been writing the notes, sends along this mission statement and a little bit about herself: