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  • We Interrupt This Newscastby Tom Rosenstiel; Marion Just; Todd Belt; Atiba Pertilla; Walter Dean; Dante Chinni

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    The main argument of this book is that local TV news can practice high-quality journalism without sacrificing commercial success. more...

  • A House-Boat on the Styxby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 1902; US$ 4.99

    The souls of the dead must cross the Styx, to pass into a Hades-like afterworld. In the first of the twelve stories compiled in A House-Boat on the Styx, the man who ferries the souls across sees a houseboat floating downriver and fears for his livelihood. He is appointed janitor on the boat, where the remaining stories take place between characters... more...

  • The Pursuit of the House-Boatby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 1919; US$ 4.99

    A house-boat floats down the river Styx, which must be crossed to enter the afterworld. At the end of A House-Boat on the Styx Captain Kidd hijacks the boat. In this sequel, the houseboat club-members hire Sherlock Holmes (at that point in history declared dead by his creator) to investigate the matter. more...

  • A Little Book of Christmasby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Renowned journalist and essayist John Kendrick Bangs worked at the helm of many of the most important news magazines of his day -- and all the while, he was submitting his own short humor pieces, poems, and other blurbs to mass-market publications, often anonymously or using a pen name. This holiday-themed collection brings together some of Bangs'... more...

  • The Inventions of the Idiotby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    What happens when a brilliant but eccentric tinkerer sets his mind on improving the conditions of mankind through the power of science? John Kendrick Bangs' follow-up to The Idiot details this one-of-a-kind inventor's ideas -- some brilliant, some batty -- in this eminently readable romp. more...

  • The Idiotby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Today, quirky or eccentric outsiders are often afforded a measure of tolerance or even respect. In the nineteenth century, however, these original thinkers were often regarded as dangerous crackpots and subjected to scorn -- or worse. John Kendrick Bangs' The Idiot follows the ups and downs of one such unfortunate fellow in a most amusing fashion. more...

  • R. Holmes & Co.by John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    What would happen if master detective Sherlock Holmes sired a son with the daughter of one of his archenemies? That's the supposition at the center of R. Holmes & Co., which pits criminal mastermind Raffles against Holmes and goes on to tell the story of how Holmes fell for Raffles' daughter Marjorie, with whom he later had a child,... more...

  • Paste Jewelsby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    This linked story cycle from sharp-witted humorist John Kendrick Bangs delves into the delights and tribulations of married life. Beginning with the wedding of starry-eyed lovebirds Jane and Thaddeus, Paste Jewels is a rollicking and insightful look at long-term love. more...

  • The Genial Idiotby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    American editor and writer John Kendrick Bangs eased into humor writing and satire by anonymously submitting a few essays for publication amidst his busy career at a number of prominent publications. One of his most lasting creations is an opinionated buffoon called the Idiot. In this amusing collection, the Idiot holds forth on a number of his pet... more...

  • Cobwebs From a Library Cornerby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    This collection of literary-themed verse from satirist and man of letters John Kendrick Bangs is sure to please book lovers. Filled with allusions to authors and their works and characterized by a light, playful tone, every poem in Cobwebs From a Library Corner is a witty delight. more...