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The Recovery Is Dead, Long Live the Recovery

Robert Scheer | Posted 10.02.2011 | Business
Robert Scheer

Neither party has ever dared to use the deficit ceiling to blackmail the entire nation -- until now. And for that, the GOP is the party clearly at fault. But it is also true that it was Barack Obama who folded.

Lady Gaga To Release Photography Book (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.27.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — Lady Gaga will release a book of photographs with fashion photographer Terry Richardson. Grand Central Publishing announced Thursday t...

Bill McKibben On 'The Biggest Crisis That Humans Have Ever Faced'

Mother Jones | Posted 09.13.2011 | Green

When we talk about global warming, much of the debate centers on separating facts from fluff, and environmental activist and Mother Jones contributor ...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Move Over Mama, My Book's Gonna Win!

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books

Bristol Palin's new book, "Not Afraid Of Life: My Journey So Far," has a long way to go if she wants it to rival the success of her mother's debut boo...

The Life Out Loud: Alison Thompson, an Angel in Action

MeiMei Fox | Posted 09.12.2011 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Ten years ago on September 11, most New Yorkers fled lower Manhattan in horror as the first World Trade Center tower collapsed in a paroxysm of glass, metal and fire. Not Alison Thompson.

Growing Up Laughing: My Story, and the Story of Funny!

Posted 06.24.2013 | Women

I've written five other books, but Growing Up Laughing is the most personal. It's my memoir, and in it I share with you the greatest treasure of my...

Video of Blood, Bones and Butter Author Gabrielle Hamilton on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 08.06.2011 | New York
Mark Bazer

Gabrielle Hamilton, chef/owner of Prune in New York City, stopped by The Interview Show at Union Hall in Brooklyn to talk about her life, restaurant and more.

A Strawberry-Chocolate Celebration Cake For 'In the Small Kitchen'

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 07.24.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

There it is! Our book! We could not be happier to have In the Small Kitchen in our hands. It's been a year and a half since we landed a book deal, an...

Chelsea Handler Got Chunky

Wendy Diamond | Posted 07.12.2011 | New York
Wendy Diamond

There's a special man in late-night vixen Chelsea Handler's life. He's furry, walks on all-fours, and will eat anything. No, it's not Chuy. It's Chelsea's new dog, Chunk!

How Will Ebooks Change the Author Experience?

Jason Pinter | Posted 07.10.2011 | Books
Jason Pinter

In the end, the act of writing a book will not change. Yet as the publishing world changes, as do the ways in which readers digest books, many of the most meaningful moments in an author's career will be lost or different in a way to make them unrecognizable.

Help Make the Encyclopedia of Gratitude Happen

Erich Origen | Posted 07.03.2011 | Impact
Erich Origen

I'm happy to announce the launch of the Encyclopedia of Gratitude -- a reference that changes how you experience life by giving you a world of things to be grateful for.

My Lucky Hong Kong Gift

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business
Jonathan Littman

Doing business in Hong Kong is not the same as doing business in New York, Paris or Rome. The biggest lesson for those planning to introduce a brand here or strike a deal is that superstition matters.

Why I Went Public About Smuggling News of Brutal Crackdowns Out of China

Matteo Pistono | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Matteo Pistono

The more time I spent in Tibet delving into the 19th-century teachings of Tertön Sogyal, the more often I met Tibetans who wanted to tell me their story of frustration and pain at what they see as China occupying their country.

WATCH: Stephen Colbert's PAC Commercial

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On Thursday's "Colbert Report," Stephen addressed the various GOP non-candidates who have yet to announce their heavily speculated presidential runs. ...

Pope Links Violence In God's Name To Antichrist

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY -- Violence committed in the name of God or religion is a "favorite instrument of the Antichri...

Writing the Decent Denver Novel

Jenny Shank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jenny Shank

Writing the Great American Novel seemed out of the question. So instead I set out to write the Decent Denver Novel. Why Denver, you ask? Why not Denver, I say.

Thirsty in Tanzania: Africa's Infrastructure Challenge of Climate Change and Development

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Linda Constant

Tanzania's issue with fresh water access is an increasingly dangerous problem for the local population.

Author Beware: Unsteady Terrain Ahead

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peggy McColl

We often see warnings signs posted about things we should be aware (or beware) of as we explore new territories. For instance, a state park sign may...

WATCH: Photographer Christopher Thomas Takes On The 'City That Never Sleeps'

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

30 large-scale cityscapes, devoid of people: tranquil, cryptic. Elusive glimpses ...

Used Booksellers Threatened By Utah Law

blogs.publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bookseller Ken Sanders, who owns Ken Sanders Rare Books, posted a call to action on his Web site earlier this week alerting customers to a Utah state...

Top Five Ways to Protect Rainforests in 2011

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

Many of us live thousands of miles away from Brazil, Indonesia and the Congo Basin, where the last stands of tropical rainforests still exist. It's ea...

Making Books Do Things eBooks Can't, And Vice Versa

latimes.com | David L. Ulin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Mainstream publishers say printed books are far from extinct. Nonetheless, their role in publishing is changing. Amazon.com now sells more e-books tha...

Textbooks: More Errors In Virginia History Book

aolnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Among the mistakes: the claim that 12 states joined the Confederacy, not 11, and that 6,000 soldiers died during the Battle of Bull Run during the Civ...

Best Cookbooks 2010

January Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Editor's note: this is the second segment of January Magazine's Best Books of 2010 feature. The first was Books for Children and Young Adults, which r...

'Technology Not Barrier To Depth'

latimes.com | David L. Ulin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

And yet, what may be most interesting about the Pew study is its timing, since this is the year e-readers took off. What does it say about us that, on...