Posts Tagged ‘new york times’

BOOK BIZ — Tuscan tale blends history and mystery

by Published: July 10,2014

Tags: books, Business, Mississippi, new york times

It’s hard to classify The Light in the Ruins. Is it a thriller, a war story, a love story, a murder mystery? It’s all of the above. It’s a gripping tale that takes readers back and forth between the last  years of World War II and 1955 with the perspectives of a young girl in […] [...]

BOOK BIZ: Lisa Howorth’s first novel opens old family secrets

In the spirit of supporting Mississippi writers and Mississippi independent bookstores, we’re doing both this week by shining the spotlight on Flying Shoes by Lisa Howorth, co-owner of Square Books in Oxford. It’s her first novel and is receiving high praise from reviewers across the country. Although not a native Mississippian, Howorth moved to Oxford […] [...]

BOOK BIZ — Gone Girl is devilishly dark thriller

by Published: January 17,2014

Tags: books, Business, Gone Girl, Mississippi, new york times

Upon finishing this engrossing book, I gave a sigh of relief that it was over and moaned at the unsatisfactory ending. Even though the book has had lots of buzz, I probably would not have read it had my book club not chosen it as the January selection. The member who pitched it claimed the […] [...]

Curt Hébert interviewed, quoted by New York Times, NPR

Curt Hébert, a partner with the law firm of Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC, was recently interviewed and quoted in four national major media outlets concerning national energy policy. The New York Times and National Public Radio (NPR) quoted Hébert, former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in stories regarding strategy and preparedness […] [...]

BP’s plan for drilling in the Gulf is approved

by Published: October 22,2011

Tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, gulf of mexico, new york times

HOUSTON — The Obama administration on Friday took another step toward allowing BP to return to the Gulf of Mexico, approving the first oil drilling plan for the company there since the explosion that sank the Deepwater Horizon rig more than a year ago. According to The New York Times, it was another sign that […] [...]

New York Times to charge for Web access in 2011

by Published: January 20,2010

Tags: media, new york times

NEW YORK — The New York Times says it will charge readers for full access to its Web site starting in 2011, a risky move aimed at drawing more revenue online without driving away advertisers that want the biggest possible audience. The potential pitfalls have made most other major newspapers hesitant to take a similar […] [...]

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