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Esther the Wonder Pig

Suzanne DeWitt Hall | Posted 07.22.2016 | Books
Suzanne DeWitt Hall

When news of death and terror fills our minds, when a crude parody of a man threatens to become the ruler of our great nation, when things seem darkest: Then comes a pig.

Genre Snobs Are Everywhere

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.27.2016 | Books
Lev Raphael

The contempt these mystery readers sometimes feel directed at them gets recycled as they express disdain for books they don't like which have been written and enjoyed by people they have to denigrate. That's not an argument or even a defense: it's blatant insecurity.

Selling Diets or Telling Truths

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We know what to eat; we simply keep refusing, across an expanse of squandered decades, to swallow it.

How To Become A Best Selling Writer

Quora | Posted 01.06.2016 | Arts
Quora

All right, time for some industry secrets. (Well, maybe not secrets, but certainly not widely known).

'Price' Book Among 'Best of the Best'

Michael Putzel | Posted 12.31.2015 | Books
Michael Putzel

Foreward Reviews, a quarterly magazine focused on books published by independent publishing houses, selected The Price They Paid: Enduring Wounds of War by Michael Putzel (Trysail Publishing 2015) as one of only four works of nonfiction favored by its reviewers as the best books of 2015.

The Truth About Malcolm Gladwell?

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.20.2015 | Books
Lev Raphael

The Times reports that Gladwell hands blurbs out like Santa, though he doesn't seem to care if authors are naughty or nice.

More Personality, More Business

Chuck Boyce | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Chuck Boyce

About five years ago I was sold into a program that was based upon making me a "celebrity" as part of our marketing. I was skeptical, and more than a little uncomfortable being the spokesperson and face of the business. All of this stuff looked cool on the walls, but was it really going to help? The short answer is, it did.

How I Went From a Special Education Reading and Writing Class to a No. 1 Bestselling Author By 22

Tom Ayling | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Ayling

You have the ability to do anything you wish, but you must first examine your true beliefs about achieving these things. If there are limiting beliefs holding you back, they must be replaced with empowering beliefs.

@TheGiverMovie Joins #AOLBUILD

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD A best-selling novel and 1994 Newbery Medal winner written by Lois Lowry, The Giver is making the jump from the school cur...

How These Best-Selling Women Co-Authored 10 Novels

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.08.2014 | Books

Everyone knows the adage “two heads are better than one,” but these two women are embodying the expression on a daily basis. Emma McLaughlin a...

Here's What A Bestseller Looked Like In The 1920s

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.22.2014 | Books

Assiduous bibliophiles know their T.S. Eliots and F. Scott Fitzgeralds -- the authors who shaped our modern conception of the 1920s. But which books w...

Annual Fall Books Harvest

Jackie Reitzes | Posted 11.13.2013 | Books
Jackie Reitzes

While some people hail fall for the return of their favorite TV shows, and others look forward to the kickoff of football season or the first pages of the September issue, for me, fall is the best time of year to be a reader.

"How to Babysit a Grandpa"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.02.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Being a grandfather comes with many important responsibilities, such as making funny faces, engaging in baby talk and otherwise behav...

New York Times Reporter Lands Title on Kindle Single Best Seller List

Howard Polskin | Posted 08.05.2013 | Books
Howard Polskin

Reporter Barry Meier has written his first Kindle Single A World of Hurt: Fixing Pain Medicine's Biggest Mistake. In it, he looks at the over-prescription of the drug OxyContin. Within a week of publication, the book already landed among the top 10 best-selling e-book singles.

Investigation Reveals Mega Best-Selling Authors EL James and Suzanne Collins Are Actually Sisters

Linda Howard Urbach | Posted 03.31.2013 | Comedy
Linda Howard Urbach

Two women writing two trilogies garnering a lion's share of all book sales? Coincidence? I thought so until I received a telephone call from Bruce Watson a private investigator who specializes in uncovering improprieties in the publishing industry.

'Even When Laura Lippman Was Good, I STILL Never Heard of Her!'

Laura Zigman | Posted 10.15.2012 | Books
Laura Zigman

But despite the many New York Times best-sellers and Edgar awards, there's one person who hasn't heard of her: The Frenemy. Though he has heard of her husband.

WATCH: I Have To Ask: What Do You Think Of The Book "50 Shades Of Grey"?

Posted 10.09.2012 | Home

Microphone in hand, I asked pedestrians around New York: What do you think of the book "50 Shades of Grey"? See more clips Add Marlo On Facebo...

Shades of Grey, a 'How-to' Book With Many Climaxes

Warren Adler | Posted 09.05.2012 | Books
Warren Adler

This is the kind of "novel "that plays by its own rules and offers something of obvious value to its mostly female readership. For the uninitiated it can be gloriously instructive and for the more mature it could offer a choice menu of self-help inspiration.

15 Beach Reads Worth Your Time and Money

LearnVest | Posted 09.02.2012 | Women
LearnVest

All of these titles go great with sun and a splash of lemonade.

Are Best-seller Lists Irrelevant?

Warren Adler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Books
Warren Adler

It may be time for the media that covers the book business to stop publishing best seller lists. They are, in today's book choosing environment, disorienting, unhelpful and confusing, a valiant but failed attempt to make sense out of disorder.

Michael Pollan Has Some Food Rules to Live By

Laura Klein | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home
Laura Klein

Pollan's collection of rules keeps it simple: No medical or calorie counting rules (don't people get tired of counting calories?). And my favorite rule is the super simple number 24: When you eat real food, you don't need rules.

Will Smith's Last Pharaoh vs. Egypt's History by Hollywood

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

Will Smith's upcoming movie sheds light on long forgotten Egyptian history. If you want to know the true story of the Last Pharaoh of Egypt, you'd better pay attention to what's going on in Egypt today and in the near future.

A Revolution in the Making?

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

A sense of frustration, hopelessness and repression seems to be haunting Egyptian youth and the older people as well, struggling to make ends meet. The result has impacted Egyptian society.

"The Last Song": In Defense of Miley and Nicholas

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Nicholas Sparks writes romantic novels that usually are tear inducing. They have made him his fortune but they have also incurred the wrath of the non-romantics among us.

Thirty Years after Khomeini: Will Egypt Turn into another Iran?

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

The 83-year-old President Mubarak of Egypt has been in power since 1981. Concerns about his health draw much greater attention to the question of who will next rule the nation of Egypt.