Andy Hunter Steps Down at Catapult

Andy Hunter will step down from his position as publisher of Catapult, Counterpoint, and Soft Skull Press on February 18, with COO Alyson Forbes set to step into the role of interim publisher. Hunter—who co-founded the literary blog Electric Literature, where he remains board chairman, in 2009—is one of the book business’s most ambitious and … Read more

‘Mouse’ Tops Amazon Bestseller List After Tennessee School Board Pulls Graphic Novel

“Maus,” a graphic novel about the Holocaust published decades ago, reached the top of Amazon.com Inc.’s bestsellers list after a Tennessee school board’s decision to remove the book spurred criticism nationwide. “The Complete Maus,” which includes the first and second installments of Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer-Prize winning graphic novel, sat at the top of Amazon’s bestseller … Read more

On a quiet weekend in theaters, ‘Spider-Man’ is No. 1 again – Bakersfield Now

On a quiet weekend in the cinema, ‘Spider-Man’ is again No. 1Bakersfield now .