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10 Books Every American NEEDS To Read

Posted 06.08.2012 | Books

The following is an excerpt from Stuff Every American Should Know[Quirk Books, $9.95] by Joseph D’Agnese and Denise Kiernan. Most of us read fo...

Bestselling Green Books Of The Decade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

What do James Lovelock, Tim Smit, Christopher Booker and Al Gore have in common? They are the best-selling environmental authors in the UK over the la...

The Austerity Reading List

PBS | Jessa Crispin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

If we're going to do this, if we're going to "make do," and "do more with less," then we are going to need better inspiration than the guides they han...

How a Beefeater and a Tortoise Captured America's Attention

Julia Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Julia Stuart

In all my escapist reveries I never imagined the amazing response that my second novel, The Tower, the Zoo and the Tortoise would receive in America.

Mr. Rochester Is England's Most Romantic Character

Telegraph | Penny Vincenzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

[I]t comes as no surprise to me that when surveyed by Mills and Boon, the nation's readers voted Charlotte Bronte's Mr Rochester the most romantic cha...