Just a minute. You've never heard of Simon Vance? Vance has narrated or co-narrated over 450 titles. If you listen to audiobooks a half dozen times a year, chances are you've heard Simon Vance.
The Wrong Kind of Muslim fights back and says enough is enough. This book is a call to unite those of all faiths and of no faith to conquer the common enemy that is oppression of conscience -- to conquer terrorism.
A new memoir has begun in the Believer magazine, with the first installment just published. It's by Robert Atwan, writing as "Thomas Buchanan." Yes, that Tom Buchanan, Daisy's husband, Nick's Yale frenemy, Gatsby's nemesis.
With the recent prevalence of Kindle, Nook, and other digital reading devices, short fiction has started to return as an acceptable, and salable form, in fact bringing back the form with a power and a popular respectability it has not had for some time.
Each of us has about 40 chances to accomplish our goals in life. I learned this first through agriculture, because all farmers can expect to have about 40 growing seasons. But I had an "aha moment" when I realized that this applies not just to farmers like me but to all of us.
The bad guys inThe Eye of Moloch seem to be behind a huge domestic spy program to learn everything about everyone and take away their freedom. If Glenn Beck's against it, it can't be all bad.
Come for the story, stay for the food.
I devoured this book. Inhaled it greedily, as if I'd found a diary on Central Park South. At first, my pleasure was mean-spirited: with every passing day, I have less sympathy for mega-lawyers and bankers and their wives.
As I wish you bon voyage to your unknown and exciting future, I have compiled fourteen of the greatest assets I accumulated over the eighteen years since I sat amongst the throngs of college graduates contemplating my own future; books.
humanitarian worker Jessica Buchanan endured this reality of imminent death during her three-month kidnapping by Somali pirates. Her book describes in amazing detail, day by day, minute by minute, her horrific ordeal.
Film producer Lynda Obst's career has had more twists and turns than a big-budget action movie -- which is not the sort of movie she makes.
Most people living in the United States in 2009 would agree that was not the time to start a new company.
I no longer have my school newspaper or club basketball team to meet new people and enjoy my hobbies. So, I decided to take a writing class in NYC.
If you don't know where the English Lakes are, pull out your trusty map of England and look as far north and west as you can. (Go too far, and you'll end up in Scotland.) To give you an idea of just how beautiful the Lakes are, read this section of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.
Ah, summer. I believe it is finally here, and so I thought I'd put together a list of books I'd be reading this summer if I hadn't already read them. Trust me, each of these books is a pure, page-turning pleasure and beautifully written to boot. Not to be missed.
Salt. It may be the only food we eat that starts as a rock. Reason enough to check out this book and to try this recipe.
An unattractive cover is the only flaw in this otherwise thoroughly gripping, melodramatic true story of one of the most famous circus performers of all time.
Strictness in school literature requirements and lack of breadth and in permitted genres to choose from for said requirement is one of the biggest problems with education in America.
There's been a slew of high-quality non-fiction e-book singles in recent weeks yet most have failed to crack the Kindle Singles top-ten best-seller list.
by Neil Gaiman
Published on June 18th, 2013
by Rebecca Solnit
Published on June 13th, 2013
by Elliott Holt
Published on May 30th, 2013
by Khaled Hosseini