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"The Hundred-Year Walk": A Conversation With Dawn Anahid MacKeen

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 02.01.2016 | Books
Mary Pauline Lowry

In 2007, Dawn Anahid MacKeen quit her magazine job in New York to write about her grandfather's persecution and unlikely survival of the Armenian Geno...

Rebecca Klein

Texas Textbook Battle Heats Up With Claims Of Conservative Bias | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

Another battle could be brewing over Texas textbooks, this time because scholars say the proposed lessons distort history. New social studies books...

Houghton Mifflin Just Called Dell a Publisher

Stephanie Losee | Posted 12.09.2013 | Media
Stephanie Losee

Can paid media still support traditional media if it's not advertorial?

Authoritative Encyclopedia Of Surfing Online Is Finally Launching

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports

An authoritative, multi-thousand-entry Encyclopedia of Surfing Online will launch on Monday, Sept. 30, and it’s going to be “off-the-chart awesome...

Houghton Mifflin Publishers Files For Bankruptcy

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2012 | Books

May 21 (Reuters) - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishers Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, after the publisher of textbooks reached an a...

Barnes & Noble Strikes Blow Against Amazon

Posted 02.01.2012 | Books

Barnes & Noble will stop selling Amazon's books in its 703 stores, according to a statement from the company published on the New York Times Media Dec...

9 Nastiest Words In The Dictionary

Madeleine Crum | Posted 01.09.2012 | Books

For some, the thought of blowing dust off a paper-and-ink dictionary and thumbing through the flimsy pages in search of the perfect word is a valiant ...

7 Days in Detroit Public Schools

Todd Farley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Todd Farley

Aren't hiring faculty, improving facilities and adding after-school programs better ways to give the city's kids a chance to succeed than paying tens of millions for the "expertise" of a bunch of outsiders?

A Day In The Life Of The iPad Class

Tina Barseghian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tina Barseghian

If the goal of learning is to figure out the "how" and not just the correct answer, then the gadget is doing its job.

A Collage of Artists: Presenting the Lou Beaches

Lisa Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Adams

There is definitely an argument for working in close proximity to other artists -- that's why they invented art colonies. The Lou Beaches demonstrate that the family that glues together sticks together.

Worst Companies To Work For:'s List (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business, a web forum where users share employment-related information, released the results of its survey of the best and worst companies to wor...

Philip Roth Has 2 More Novels On The Way

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Fifty years after debuting with "Goodbye, Columbus," Philip Roth is as prolific as ever. Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announc...

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Cuts Jobs

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — More bad news from the book industry: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced that it is "streamlining" its educational business, and eli...

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publisher Becky Saletan Abruptly Quits

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The senior vice president and publisher of adult trade books at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has quit, effective Dec. 10. Spokesman Jos...

Houghton Mifflin Suspends Acquisition Of New Manuscripts

New York Times | Motoko Rich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the publisher of authors including Philip Roth, Jonathan Safran Foer, Günter Grass and J. R. R. Tolkien, has temporarily s...