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Fans go ballistic after book says Michael Jackson died a virgin

mjA new tactic has emerged in the book industry: Foes of new titles flood Amazon with one-star reviews to try to torpedo sales and even get books removed from the website, the New York Times reports.
Among the recent victims: Randall Sullivan, author of “Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson.” Continue reading

Books in the Internet age

See more about book on Amazon.com

Ah, heck, until I write my own book I guess I’ll have to settle for the foreward to a book. It’s right there on page 10 of “My Seductive Cuba,” by Chen Lizra.

In Introduction to Mass Communication class at Flagler College, we’re talking about books this morning.

No. #1 on Amazon:

Books are covered in chapter 3 of Baran’s Introduction to Mass Communication, pages 54-83. Lecture notes are below:

  • Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Former book burner Guy Montag watches an old woman burn to death with her books. He says: “There must be something in books, things we can’t imagine, to make a woman stay in a burning house…”

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