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Topic: Books

Art Spiegelman book gets its own HD trailer

Art Spiegelman’s collection of sketchbooks, titled Be a Nose!, hit bookstores on Sunday, so animator Lars Edwards and the band the Black Keys collaborated on this high-definition cartoon trailer for…

Guinness World Records joins 21st century

The Jim Pattison Group, parent company of Ripley Entertainment, bought the Guinness World Records franchise in early 2008, and was determined to wipe the dust off the old book and…

Lose even more weight on the AdFreak diet

Inspired by Alex Bogusky's The 9-Inch Diet, the editors of this blog are issuing a weight-loss book of our own: The 8-Inch Diet. In in, we suggest serving food…

This is your brain on D&M Publishers' books

This ad campaign from Rethink in Vancouver for D&M Publishers, an independent publishing house in Canada, might be a tad too clever for its own good. See the three…

Hodgman fans flesh out his mole-man army

In a season rich with religious celebration, it's good to know someone is honoring AdFreak's patron saint, John Hodgman. While best known for his "I'm a PC" acting work,…

Read this guy's novella ... if you can find it

Acclaimed novelist Mike Heppner's latest effort, Man, from Small Anchor Press, part of four-book cycle, is not for sale anywhere. Even so, he's got a unique marketing and distribution…

Librarians proudly going down with the ship

How long can libraries—repositories for the print pages that become more outdated every day—last in the age of instant information? They're probably already as marginalized as the morning newspaper…

Buy my book. You probably won't regret it.

Well, despite the tortuous grind here at AdFreak (it's a brutal 100 words a day, phew!), I've managed to write another book in my spare time. It's available for pre-order…

Wieden's Tony Davidson, devoted boob man

Now that Alex Bogusky has his diet book, I wondered what his peers would do to top that. (After all, there's always Crispin envy out there.) It turns out some…

Read a book, or risk a nasty shrunken head

This "Read more" ad from Young & Rubicam for Israeli bookstore Steimatzky (see a larger image here) may appear to champion literacy. But the image, which could have been pulled…

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