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The Dog Master: An Inspired Read

Suzette Standring | Posted 08.18.2015 | Books
Suzette Standring

Back in Paleolithic times, humans befriended wolves, and thus, developed canine companionship. W. Bruce Cameron, New York Times best-selling author, imagines that first, eons-old encounter in his new book, The Dog Master, which I rank a 5-star page turner.

New Dr. Seuss Book Hits The Stands

Associated Press | Kelly Chen | Posted 07.29.2015 | Arts

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Move over mockingbirds and watchmen. There's a new Yent in a tent in town. Dr. Seuss' new book, "What Pet Should I Get?", featu...

Langston Hughes: "In All My Life I Have Never Been Free"

Posted 02.10.2015 | Books

The following is an excerpt from The Letters of Langston Hughes, a collection of correspondences between the author and his loved ones and contemporar...

The Life of Bobby Fuller Is Celebrated This Weekend

Holly Cara Price | Posted 02.04.2015 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The book is the long awaited first authorized biography of Texas legend Bobby Fuller, whose bizarre death in 1966 death has never been fully explained.

Karen Russell Wants You To Read This Inventive New Book

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 10.10.2014 | Books

Pulitzer Prize nominee Karen Russell's most recent book, Sleep Donation, was published by a newly launched digital publisher. The medium allowed the a...

Kissinger's New Book

Jeff Danziger | Posted 11.09.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Maddie Crum

8 Great New Books By Women You Should Definitely Read | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.29.2014 | Books

2014 has been deemed the Year of Reading Women. I wholeheartedly support this movement; after all, only diminutive steps have been made towards gender...

Maddie Crum

8 Amazing Novels You Probably Didn't Know About | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.03.2014 | Books

A wealth of exciting titles have been published so far this year, and, thankfully, many by burgeoning lit stars have gotten the attention they deserve...

A Brief Interview With Anthony Doerr

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.07.2014 | Books

Brief Interviews is a series in which writers discuss language, literature, and a handful of Proustian personality questions. Anthony Doerr's short...

Destined to Be an Entrepreneur

Nova Lorraine | Posted 06.03.2014 | Business
Nova Lorraine

His ability to see patterns in technology and media that are not readily apparent to most is astonishing. Join me in getting to know one of today's most forward thinking business leaders.

Video: 'It Was Time to Do More Than Protest' -- 1971 Burglars Who Exposed COINTELPRO Reveal Their Identities

Democracy Now! | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Democracy Now!

One of the great mysteries of the Vietnam War era has been solved. On March 8, 1971, a group of activists -- including a cabdriver, a day care direc...

30 New Books You NEED To Read In 2014

Posted 01.25.2014 | Books

Another year, another several dozen captivating books to add to your ever-growing reading list. You may still be conquering the mountain of titles you...

In True Holiday Spirit Turn Adversaries Into Allies

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

A warm smile tends to beget a smile in return. Yet an effusive, over-the-top laugh and wide grin, for example, may cause an introvert or someone who has just gone through a trying time to back into their shell.

Werewolves, Bullying & Vera Farmiga

Scott Alexander Hess | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Scott Alexander Hess

I recently tumbled across a book trailer for the novel WHEREWOLVES, by John Vamvas and Olga Montes which combines the legendary creature with a high school bullying theme. I caught up with the authors just in time for Halloween.

New Cheney Book

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 10.14.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, a book for people who love books, Jayne Anne Phillips's latest, and a story collection that dissect...

Paper and Glue

W. Scott Olsen | Posted 11.12.2013 | Books
W. Scott Olsen

There is a sweet moment in the life of any new book. You know it's coming. You have seen the proofs. You have seen the cover art, too. You know every word inside. But you have never seen them joined.

Interview With Yvette van Boven About Home Made Summer

Nicki Richesin | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Nicki Richesin

Yvette van Boven's cookbooks seem sprinkled with fairy dust. Her latest one, Home Made Summer, is filled with her fanciful drawings, tempting recipes, and her husband's evocative photographs.

The Book That's Making Hollywood Nervous

Posted 02.01.2013 | Celebrity

Ever wonder how award shows with celebrities (and celebrity egos) up the wazoo run so smoothly? Wonder no more. Apparently, there's such a thing as a ...

New York Then And Now: Stunning Portraits of Our Beloved City by Evan Joseph

Holly Cara Price | Posted 02.02.2013 | Books
Holly Cara Price

I fell in love with Manhattan over thirty years ago and it is a love affair that has never waned. It is clear that photographer Evan Joseph knows this great love and shares this passion.

The Elementals Is a Haunting Coming-of-Age Story

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Books
Julie A. Carlson

Over her 23-year career as a writer, Francesca Lia Block's books have been categorized as YA. But don't be fooled. Her latest, The Elementals, however, is geared toward an adult audience.

Wise Advice from Dr. Ruth on Alzheimer's Caregiving

Marie Marley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Dr. Ruth takes a firm stance on the hotly controversial issue of whether to find another partner. "Though it's not your spouse's fault," she says, "you've been abandoned. If you need the love, the companionship and, yes, the sexual gratification of a relationship, then by all means seek one out."

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 06.18.2012 | Books

"How Should A Person Be?" by Sheila Heti Holt, Henry & Company, Inc., $25.00 Published on June 19, 2012 What is it about? It's a "novel from ...

Do Judge A Book By Its Cover

Lee Woodruff | Posted 07.31.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

This is the era of Facebook and We can go right to the visual and decide if we want to fondle the goods or click on by. The cover of a book is the eye candy for the IQ inside. It's the hooked worm on the bobber.

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Zoë Triska | Posted 04.16.2012 | Books

"Narcopolis" by Jeet Thayil Penguin Press, $25.95 Published on April 16, 2012 What is it about? The book begins in Bombay in the late 1970s. Th...