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7 Books That Take You Inside the Strange and Wonderful World of Carnivals

Off The Shelf | Posted 08.18.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf Come one, come all! Step right up and see what's under the big top! Try your luck at a game of chance! Few thin...

A 10th Anniversary Diamond for Ageless Books

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 05.26.2016 | Books
Kim Michele Richardson

A diamond list of magnificent literary works celebrating their 10th Anniversary this year.

Speculation & Circus: A Conversation with Erika Swyler

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 08.07.2016 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Erika Swyler's debut novel, The Book of Speculation, tells the story of a family haunted by their mother's past. As Simon learns more about his mother's life both inside and outside of the circus, he comes to view his family gifted with ability to hold their breath like sea creatures and see the past and future through the tarot to be both incredibly susceptible to death in the water and lacking insight into their own conditions.

From Good to Great: What Editors Do for Authors

Karen Dionne | Posted 08.31.2013 | Books
Karen Dionne

In all the talk about self-publishing, one thing you don't often hear discussed is the role of editors. I'm not talking about the editor an author might hire to vet their work prior to publishing it themselves; I'm talking about editors at major publishing houses.

Books: Gripping Queen Of The Air A Real-Life Water For Elephants

Michael Giltz | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

An unattractive cover is the only flaw in this otherwise thoroughly gripping, melodramatic true story of one of the most famous circus performers of all time.

Movie Review: Bel Ami

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.11.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'm not sure why, but no one has been willing or able to speak truth to box-office power, so let me try: Robert Pattinson is a terrible actor.

Reese Witherspoon's 'Wishes' Come True

Posted 10.01.2011 | Celebrity

Reese Witherspoon has lived out that great elusive movie star life, starring in fairy tale romances and winning an Oscar for her an iconic dramatic tu...

$10,000 Reward Offered For Reporting Abuse Following 'Water For Elephants' Outrage

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green

WANTED: ELEPHANT ABUSER. $10K REWARD. Following reports and video footage allegedly showing that Tai, the elephant featured in “Water For Elepha...

Number One Bestsellers: What's Topping Lists Around America Right Now

Posted 07.23.2011 | Books

What's number one on a bestseller list near you? What's tops on The New York Times may be bottom in San Francisco. Amazon and Indiebound (the bestsell...

Hidden Cameras Show Shocking Abuse Of 'Water For Elephants' Animal

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green

Perhaps it's sick irony that in a movie featuring animal abuse, the real behind-the-scenes story may be even worse than the fictitious version. Or may...

HuffPost Review: Water For Elephants

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.09.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Watching a movie like Water for Elephants, knowing that it's not only based on a novel but on a best-selling novel that was all the rage for book clubs, makes me wonder about the book -- specifically, how bad is it?

Robert Pattinson: 'I Cried' During 'Water For Elephants' Sex Scene

Posted 06.19.2011 | Entertainment

Robert Pattinson wants to make one thing clear: those weren't snot sniffles during his "Water For Elephants" sex scene. He was just truly emotional. ...

PHOTO: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart Kiss At 'Water For Elephants' Premiere

Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment

"Twilight" co-stars and rumored couple Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson seem to confirm the rumors after stealing a kiss at the "Water for Elephan...

This Week's Shining and Falling Stars: Lady Gaga and Reese Witherspoon

Judy Kurtz | Posted 06.15.2011 | Entertainment
Judy Kurtz

Reese Witherspoon recently ruined the fantasy of thousands of tweens when she spilled some intense Hate-o-rade on Twilight star, Robert Pattinson.

Reese: Rob Was 'Disgusting' In 'Water For Elephants' Sex Scene

Posted 06.13.2011 | Entertainment

Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson share a much-hyped love scene in their upcoming film, "Water for Elephants," but the newlywed Witherspoon wasn'...

Robert Pattinson: I Dream Of 'Beating The S**t' Out Of Paparazzi

Posted 06.08.2011 | Entertainment

Robert Pattinson is one of the most photographed men in the world -- and he's none too pleased about it. The private, low-key star of "The Twilight...

Robert Pattinson & Reese Witherspoon On Elephant Flirting, Sexy Leotard Wearing

Posted 06.05.2011 | Entertainment

Robert Pattinson, it seems, has two love interests in "Water for Elephants." The leading man is, of course, transfixed by co-star Reese Witherspoon...

Robert Pattinson Talks Kristen Stewart, Marriage & Stardom

Posted 05.27.2011 | Entertainment

Robert Pattinson is Edward Cullen, but Edward Cullen is not Robert Pattinson. The "Twilight" and soon-to-be "Water for Elephants" star opens up in ...

New 'Water For Elephants' Trailer Gets Steamy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The circus like you've never seen it before: sexy. A new trailer for the upcoming film, "Water For Elephants," has hit the web, notching up the ste...

Which Books Will Be Made Into Movies This Year? | By Rachel Syme | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ever since the days of Gone With The Wind, Hollywood producers have been optioning bestselling books and whipping them into celluloid hits. At the Osc...

Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon Talk Love Scenes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

But did he bite? Reese Witherspoon and "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson feature as a forbidden couple in the upcoming early 20th century circus dra...

It's Official: eBooks Are Taking Over | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

At a breakfast Thursday morning The New York Times unveiled its new e-book bestsellers that will appear in print in its February 13 edition....

Reese Witherspoon: Robert Pattinson Is 'Very, Very Handsome'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Reese Witherspoon spoke to 'USA Today' about her upcoming film, 'Water For Elephants,' and, among other things, gushed about her co-star, 'Twilight' a...

Sara Gruen

Sara Gruen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sara Gruen

On an unusually hot spring day, Panbanisha and I sat on a blanket on the grass near a wooded area. In front of us were plates of cookies she'd selecte...

Robert Pattinson And Sean Penn To Star In 'Water For Elephants' Movie

Variety | Pamela McClintock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Robert Pattinson and Sean Penn are circling Fox 2000's Depression-era drama "Water for Elephants."...