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Mar 9, 2010 @ 6:00:00 am

Director James Cameron

Ayn Rand swooned over serial killer William Hickman, calling him "the amazing picture of a man with no regard whatsoever for all that a society holds sacred, and with a consciousness all his own. A man who really stands alone, in action and in soul." That’s funny, we thought she was talking about Alan Greenspan.

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Karl Rove's Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight goes on sale today. Hey, boy genius, "consequences," is not a concept that you want readers to brood about. Politico offers a few choice quotes. We're trying to move on.

Eager to see Galleycat's new book review section, we thought it might herald a promising future for our troubled industry. But future is the last word that comes to mind when you read lines like, "Women love to read about other women." Little ones, we hear.

Director James Cameron defends Charles Pellegrino, the author of The Last Train to Hiroshima, a book so compromised by inaccuracies that Henry Holt has halted publication.