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What If "A Moveable Feast" Had Been Titled "A Moveable Snack?"

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Twitter hashtag, #lessambitiousbooks, is making another trending appearance this week. These are our current favorites. Got a better one? Let u...

HuffPost Video Exclusive: R.E.M.'s "Überlin," Plus Conversations with David Lowery and Cowboy Junkies' Michael Timmins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The following video, "Überlin," is R.E.M.'s latest offering, premiering exclusively on HuffPost.

Reading In Public

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's been too long since we've shared with you the pulse of the people. It's a little segment we like to call Reading In Public! Here's how it works:...

Our Vargas Llosa who art in Nobel...

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Today's guest post is from Cuban writer, photographer and blogger, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo. Our Vargas Llosa who art in Nobel... by Orlando Luis Pard...

WATCH Bill Maher: Nobel Committee Must Rename The Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In the wake of Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa's Nobel Prize in literature, "Real Time"'s Bill Maher has a new rule: The prize committee must chang...

What If Everyone On Twitter Read The Same Book?

Jeff Howe | Posted 12.12.2011 | Books
Jeff Howe

What if everyone in the world read the same book? We have the ideal technology at our fingertips--Twitter. All we need now is the book.

5 Literary Hook-Ups I'd Like to See

Caroline Hagood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Caroline Hagood

Which writers would you like to see get it on?

Huffington Post Readers' Picks: 13 Great Overlooked Books By Famous Authors (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week, we posted a list of 12 great books by famous authors that are often overlooked by popular culture, and we were happy to see that HuffPost r...

The Colombian Elections: Who Will Be the Next President of Macondo?

Michael Fairbanks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Fairbanks

How many countries in the world could elect as its next president someone who dropped his pants and mooned a disrespectful audience of students?

Mother and Child's Rodrigo Garcia on the Primal Bond: An Interview

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Unlike many indie filmmakers, Rodrigo Garcia is unafraid to roll out gut-wrenching situations from a telenovela, though his inner gyroscope keeps him from going over the top.

Tomas Eloy Martinez Dead: Argentinian Author Dies At 75

The Washington Post | Emma Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Tomás Eloy Martínez, 75, an Argentine journalist and novelist who wrote two international bestsellers about former Argentine president Juan Domingo ...

Dispatches From the Whole Foods Produce Aisle

Chris Holt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Chris Holt

Girls who make their own clothes, speak five languages, and are into communist poetry can be found sprinkled throughout the store. Hipster chicks aisle ten. Feigned bisexual sensibilities aisle five.

The Big Dollar Bustout ... Is Too Big To Fail Still an Option?

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Ehrmann

With efforts to rebrand America's national identity in the electronic media falling flat like a bad online date, taking away the dollar's too big to fail status might be the better wake up call.

Fidel Castro, Above and Beyond the Call of Duty (Part III of III)

Norberto Fuentes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Norberto Fuentes

The Castros, and by extension the Revolutionary Cuban Government, had insulted their greatest emissary, and yet it was García Márquez who did the scraping and accommodating.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: New Novel In The Works

Daily Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The new book by 82-year-old master of magical realism will be a love story, his friend and fellow writer Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza said. However, the au...