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Addicted to Audio

Joseph Olshan | Posted 12.29.2015 | Books
Joseph Olshan

In the last few years I've become dependent on audiobooks to the point that now I'm often listening to novels more than I'm reading them. According to the New York Times, audiobook sales were up 38% in 2015, and more and more people are binge listening.

'The Forsaken': A Talk with Ace Atkins

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.05.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Ace Atkins has written 15 books over the past 15 years. He published his first novel, Crossroad Blues, at age 27, becoming a full-time novelist at age 30.

The Hazards of an Inauguration Sans Poetry

Purvi Shah | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
Purvi Shah

When we do have poetry ringing from austere offices, what do we gain? If the launch of our progress comes from the incantations of a poet, so be it. After all, who better than a poet to turn a last word into our first step?

Four Men, Forty Years, Unforgettable: Deliverance

Kim Morgan | Posted 07.10.2012 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Forty years later, Deliverance and its ideas have not aged a day. It still feels ahead of its time -- even dangerous. Promoting the picture's 40th anniversary, the stars sat down to discuss this masterpiece, its themes and what went into making such a masterful picture.

My Reading Life: The Scales Have Fallen From My Eyes

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

The power and draw of Pat Conroy remains, but with limitations. My Reading Life has opened me up to his faults -- things which I did not want to see in the past or which were not as blatant.