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5 Protagonists You Learn To Love

Kate Sederstrom | Posted 06.21.2016 | Home
Kate Sederstrom

1. Ove (from A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman) Ove is from a different time. He values hard work, rules, and consistency-and never hesitates to te...

We Love You, Charlie Freeman is Easy to Fall in Love With

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 03.10.2017 | Home
Kim Michele Richardson

Kaitlyn Greenidge's debut about family, race, and eugenics is a haunting coming-of-age novel. It's a significant and timely work which delves into humanity and the exploration and dark underbelly of the Toneybee Institute's dark 1920s secret experiments.

Caroline Leavitt, Best-selling Author, On Overcoming Nasty Writing Teachers, How to Write a Bestseller and Never Giving Up

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.18.2013 | Home
David Henry Sterry

We first met Caroline Leavitt at the Miami Book Festival. Not only is she an incredibly accomplished novelist, she's also a crackerjack human being. So we decided to take a little peek into her world and see what makes Caroline Leavitt tick.

WATCH: Yes, Cat Fashion Shows Are A Thing

Posted 09.04.2012 | Comedy

It's almost Fashion Week, but, as always, cats are one step ahead of us stupid humans. Fittingly, the most high-profile feline fashion show in America...

Tayari Jones Knows Why She Sings

Ru Freeman | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
Ru Freeman

On May 8th, Tayari Jones' third novel, Silver Sparrow, which deals with the two families created by a single man, came out in paperback. Jones took some time to talk about her work, the writing life and future plans.

Most Amazing Art Books And Their Brilliant Publishers

Lena Tabori | Posted 08.08.2011 | Home
Lena Tabori

It was immediately clear that while certain authors, photographers and artists are truly stars, some publishers have a vision and a passion as strong as any creator. Sometimes, you can recognize their books a mile away.

Does Twitter Sell Books? Publishers Say Yes.

Fauzia Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Fauzia Burke

I decided to look for concrete examples of social media success in book publishing. I interviewed two different publishers to get their take on how engaging on Twitter has benefited them.

The Best Publishers On Twitter And Facebook (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Yesterday, we ran a feature on publishers' websites, looking at what purpose they serve and who they're trying to reach. Today, we thought we'd look...

Three Chicago Teens Die In Fox River Boating Tragedy (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE The three North Lawndale College Prep students who drowned in the Fox River early Friday on the final night of a leadership retreat were ident...