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'Gone With The Wind' Curtain Dress: Scarlett Wouldn't Be Caught In It Now

AP | By JIM VERTUNO | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home

AUSTIN, Texas -- Efforts to preserve and restore several iconic dresses from the Oscar-winning Civil War movie "Gone With the Wind" have uncovered wha...

Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone With The Wind' Turns 75

npr.org | Maureen Corrigan | Posted 08.30.2011 | Books

In June 1936, a blockbuster of a book was published; it gave the world a sense of the Old South, an unforgettable heroine and (in the movie version) t...

Which Sexy Book Character Do You Want To Sleep With?

Zoe Triska | Posted 08.24.2011 | Books

It's a very personal question to ask but we didn't let that stop us, and readers really seemed to want to let us know which book characters they'd mo...

Gone with the Wind: Gone in the Head

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 08.21.2011 | Books
Franz-Stefan Gady

Civil War re-enactors take heed. I have perfected the Rebel yell: Oweeeeeeyaaahhooooo!!! That's me after reading Yoni Applebaum's piece, "Confedera...

Tonally Inappropriate Book Covers

flavorwire.com | Posted 08.06.2011 | Books

Everyone knows that you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but um, we kind of do it all the time. In fact, half the fun of that anachroni...

HuffPost Readers' Picks: Best First Sentences In Books

Posted 07.26.2011 | Books

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortun...

A Literary Sin: On Giving Away Books

Maegan Carberry | Posted 07.24.2011 | Books
Maegan Carberry

I am having a hard time coming to grips with whether I will ever read The Unbearable Lightness of Being. In some respects, I believe a good book finds you at the exact moment in your life when you need to read it.

The 2011 Academy Awards: It Gets a C-Plus at Best

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

You know the writers are in trouble when they have to rely upon Hathaway's mother and Franco's grandmother to help out in the audience. All in all the show was mediocre, but not a disaster.

Favorite Rereads: What Do You Come Back To Time And Time Again? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 09.26.2011 | Books

Author François Mauriac once said, "Tell me what you read and I'll tell you who you are' is true enough, but I'd know you better if you told me what ...

The Real News? Women Supporting Women

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

Everywhere I go, I see women's networks. Everywhere I speak, it's in support of female mentoring schemes. Women have quickly figured out the strength and power they have together.

Pat Conroy's Memoir

AP | KIM CURTIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"My Reading Life" (Doubleday, $25), by Pat Conroy: Best-selling novelist Pat Conroy doesn't just love books, he devours them. He doesn't just visit li...

University Of Texas Hits 'Gone With The Wind' Dress Donation Target

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

AUSTIN, Texas — Legions of "Gone With the Wind" fans have together donated tens of thousands of dollars to prove they, frankly, do give a you-kn...

Rubbernecking: Project Runway, Episode 9 "Race to the Finish"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

As we rejoin the remaining eight, Gretchen shares that not having Michael D there makes it feel more like a competition, as he was well-liked.

I Saw Elvis in His Coffin

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When Elvis fell off a toilet and straight into rock'n'roll heaven, I was the reporter the paper called to drive up to Memphis to cover it. But I didn't want to go.

A Tale of Two Sisters: Hollywood's Longest Running Feud

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It is exceedingly strange and more than a little sad that actresses Olivia de Havilland, 94, and her sister Joan Fontaine, 93, have been estranged for many years, the result of an intense sibling rivalry which has never dissipated.

Love Stories: Esther Freud, Author Of 'Hideous Kinky' Picks 10 Favorite

The Guardian | Esther Freud | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The love stories that have stayed with me are the ones that broke my heart. Novels that managed to create the unbearable longing of two people to be ...

In Defense of Drinking Alone

Christine Egan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Egan

There's no better way to decompress after work than exactly the way the world tells you not to: drinking alone.

The 12 Greatest Literary One-Hit Wonders (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Literature is full of prolific authors -- where would we be without Jane Austen and Charles Dickens? But maybe more fascinating are those authors that...

Haskell Captures the Dynamics Underlying an American Icon in Frankly, My Dear: Gone with the Wind Revisited

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penelope Andrew

Film scholar Molly Haskell couldn't have been a more perfect choice for Yale University Press to tap for an Icons of America volume that explicates the phenomenon of Gone with the Wind.

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Oscars

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Maggie Van Ostrand

Theater owners were banned from selling snacks during the run of Ben Hur, 1959 Best Picture. The movie was deemed to be too much of an artistic event to be denigrated by popcorn and candy.

Avatar vs. Confucius and China's Alternative to Liberal Democracy

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Gardels

Before we dismiss the deep civilizational influence of ancient Confucian ways in the name of popular China's embrace of Avatar, we might listen to a more considered voice.

Valentine's Day: The Best Romantic Novels (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Valentine's Day is around the corner, and whatever your plans, with or without your Valentine, these romantic novels will put you in the mood. Of cour...

Roses is a Love Triangle with Texas as the Backdrop

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

Book Review: Roses by Leila Meacham Leila Meacham's new novel, Roses, falls somewher...

On MLK's Birthday: Racism Now, Remembering Racism Then

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

As I listen to reports on the devastation in Haiti, and some of the awful comments from wingnuts, I'm aware that Reverend Martin Luther King Jr's struggle against racism and bigotry is never finished.

Video Books, or Vooks: Do We Need to Watch Books as Well as Read Them?

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

It would be a sin -- practically a capital crime -- to write off masterpieces because no one has the patience for the sentences Marcel Proust had the patience to craft so scrupulously.