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An Un-Holiday Holiday Movie Guide

Jane L. Rosen | Posted 12.20.2016 | Entertainment
Jane L. Rosen

It's that time of year again! The hap-happiest time when the scent of fresh cut pine trees overrides the less savory odors of the city and everyone se...

'How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits' By Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret, and Sophie Mas

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 04.02.2015 | Home
Sugar Rautbord

How to Be a Parisian Wherever You Are is a little guidebook - not to the sites of Paris--but rather, with a wink and a nod and la bise, to the interiors of a modern chic Parisian woman's sophisticated pysche. Life lessons from the Three Simones.

The Spy Who Bugged Me

Keith Thomson | Posted 04.27.2014 | Home
Keith Thomson

The experience gave me the idea for a story: A national security reporter discovers that a subminiature electronic device is implanted in his head. He investigates, propelling him into a life-or-death struggle with the spy who'd bugged him.

Price-Fixing Is Bad for Both Readers and Authors

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 06.30.2012 | Home
Hoyt Hilsman

The truth is that this dispute is not about saving literature or the sanctity of the literary world, it is about the publishers' business model.

The Challenges of Following Up a Bestselling Novel

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Keith Thomson

When the publisher advanced the idea of a sequel, I felt like a kid being told I could stay up and play longer. I already knew and enjoyed hanging out with the heroes.

Larry Ashmead Dies | DOUGLAS MARTIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A 9-year-old boy once visited his local library in Rochester to hear a mystery writer read from her book. But what particularly thrilled him was to le...

A Non-Review for a Nameless Novel

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carol Hoenig

I'm in a quandary. I've been sitting on a book review that I'd written a few weeks ago, but hesitate to post. Not only is it not a flattering review, ...

Harvard Press Was Right to Reject "The Case for Marriage"

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bella DePaulo

I have news for Stanley Kurtz: The Case for Marriage was second rate and not worth publishing.

Crumbs of Wisdom from The Bread of Angels

Jan McGirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jan McGirk

The complex emotional struggles that Saldana recounts in a vivid memoir of her year as a Fulbright scholar in Syria, hooked the imagination of this cynical former Middle East reporter.

Stephen Rubin: New President Of Henry Holt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Finally, some news from the publishing world's revolving door: Macmillan announced this Tuesday that Stephen Rubin, former publisher at Doubleday, wil...

What is Work? Balancing Creativity and Cash

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

After writing two work-related novels, James Othmer has written a work of non-fiction that examines the What's, Hows and Why's of advertising.

What Lies Below: Taking Time to Consider E. Lynn Harris' Literary Legacy

Clarence Haynes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Clarence Haynes

I once missed the point of E. Lynn's work, which provided a safe forum for African-American female readers to think about sex, sexuality and the realities of male desire.

The CIA's Role in Iranian Regime Change

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Keith Thomson

I would guess that in the past year, there were more regime-change-in-Iran plots floated by members of the intelligence community than there are Iranians.

U.S. Intelligence -- or the Lack Thereof -- on North Korea

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Keith Thomson

How is it -- given a skyful of satellites and legions of human spies -- that we were surprised by North Korea's missile launch? Why is it that we know so little about this country?

Green Edge 9: Tim Sanders on Greening U.S. Workplaces

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Tepper Marlin

Tim Sanders visited with me in New York today on a tour to promote his new book, Saving the World at Work: What Companies and Individuals Can Do to Go...