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Best Fall Books According To Children

Zoe Triska | Posted 12.23.2011 | Books

We get a lot of children's books in the mail. This is great, but we're a few decades away from the target demographic. Wouldn't children's book rev...

Fifteen of This Millennium's Top Novels

Dave Astor | Posted 10.29.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

These aren't necessarily the best novels of the past 11 years, because there are acclaimed books I've yet to read.

Joe Simon: Creator Of Captain America and a Living Legend

Bryan Young | Posted 09.28.2011 | Books
Bryan Young

With the release of the incredibly well-put together, amazing, thrilling Captain America movie, I think it's time to take a look at one of the unsung heroes of the character. Joe Simon created Captain America and he's a living legend.

PHOTOS: 10 Uplifting Books For Lonely Souls | Posted 07.16.2011 | Books

In response to Russ Marshalek’s excellent post on devastatingly sad books last week, we’ve decided to try and lift your spirits a little during th...

PHOTOS: 15 Cool Book Covers That Didn't Make The Cut | Posted 07.16.2011 | Books

For authors, choosing a book cover is the fraught moment their very private creation starts putting on its game face and getting ready to enter the ma...

Michael Chabon New HBO Project: Magicians Battling Hitler

Variety | CYNTHIA LITTLETON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Scribe Michael Chabon and his wife, author Ayelet Waldman, have set up an offbeat drama project at HBO that revolves around a motley group of conmen a...

Super Bowl XLV: Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Green Bay

Sue Frause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Sue Frause

What I know about the two cities combined could barely fit into a referee's whistle. After doing a little research, here are some facts and trivia about Pittsburgh and Green Bay.

Michael Chabon On The N-Word In 'Huckleberry Finn'

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Tom Sawyer was bedtime reading for me and my two youngest kids (son and daughter, 7 and 9) at the start of last summer. Of course we all loved it. It ...

'Impossible Pursuits' on film: A Q&A with Ayelet Waldman

Katie Hafner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Katie Hafner

Like the protagonist of her 2006 novel, Love and Other Impossible Pursuits, Ayelet Waldman is a Jewish redhead who attended Harvard Law School and is ...

New Yorker Festival 2010 Lineup Announced: Stephen King, Malcolm Gladwell, Dave Eggers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The weekend of October 1st is going to be very busy in the literary world, as heavy hitters from across all book genres are slated to appear at the 11...

Free Flick Fridays: Wonder Boys

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Adapted from the very funny Michael Chabon novel, Curtis Hanson's Wonder Boys is a marvel of a film, a sharp and wise valentine to academia and the literary life.

Voice in Fiction: A Favorite MFA/Writing Program Shibboleth

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

I hope I never see the day when I've found my voice. How is it possible to ever find your voice? Voice is mystical. It puts the writer on a pedestal. No writer worth his salt ought to want that.

Many Are 'Chosen People' -- And a Few Even Know What It Means

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

Were I to teach my children that Jews are smarter than non-Jews, I would not only teach prejudice, but I would also fail to impart how important it is that the God of Genesis made the world various.

The Real Myth -- and Gift -- of Jewish Chosenness

Amy Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Amy Klein

What people like Michael Chabon fail to understand is that the Jews may or may not be more intellectual than other people, superior, smarter, richer, or have cabals that rule the world. But Jews are best at PR.

Indies Choice Book Award Finalists Announced

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The ABA (American Booksellers Association) announced the finalists for the Indies Choice Book Awards on Monday, which are chosen by any and all indepe...

On The Road

Joy Preble | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Joy Preble

These are the humbling moments in the debut author journey. The ones that remind you to hang onto that day job.

New Michael Chabon Book/Excerpts from NYR

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Between Ayelet's controversial 2005 New York Times article and ensuing Oprah appearance and Michael's new non-fiction, the Chabon family is out to ent...

Michael Chabon Geeks Out About Genres

io9 | Charlie Jane Anders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Michael Chabon's celebrated science fiction and geeky pop culture, and his latest book Manhood For Amateurs is a love letter to fandom. So when we man...

Best Books Of The Decade: The Boston Globe Weighs In

Boston Globe | Nicole Lamy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Harry Potter did not make my list. There. I said it. I read every last one of the wizard's adventures, I swear, but now the whole experience is kind o...

9 Of Your Favorite Books: Huffington Post November Readers' Picks (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ever since we posted our first installment of the HuffPost Readers' Picks, we've gotten a flood of further reader recommendations. The feature has bee...

Obama, the Arts, and Soft Power

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Raymond J. Learsy

I have always been struck by the paucity of interest and support our government gives to the arts. In Obama's opinion it appears the arts have become essential to reengage our standing in the world.

A Modicum of Dr. Tiller's Courage

Ayelet Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ayelet Waldman

We kept the appointment. We had the abortion. It broke our hearts. The only thing worse would have been not to do it.

Q & A: Actors Sienna Miller And Peter Sarsgaard Explore The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Somewhat like her character in Mysteries In Pittsburgh, Sienna Miller is a compelling, straightforward person who makes no bones about what she's about.

Scandalous Sex on Campus

Joanne Rendell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Joanne Rendell

Grisham is just the latest in a line of authors who've written university stories featuring sex scandals -- or, at the very least, stories of sexually inappropriate relations on campus.

Review: Jonathan Ames' The Alcoholic (Plus a Huffington Post Exclusive Look at Monica Lewinsky's Cameo)

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

This is a graphic novel of a literary caliber and tells a very sad, sweet story of a writer finding himself.