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Audiobooks: The Next Big Thing

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 10.29.2014 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

We hear so much about eBooks these days that it's almost easy to forget that long before the eBook, there was another way to enjoy a title: in audio...

Audiobook Lovers: Meet The Master - Simon Vance

Jeb Harrison | Posted 08.18.2013 | Books
Jeb Harrison

Just a minute. You've never heard of Simon Vance? Vance has narrated or co-narrated over 450 titles. If you listen to audiobooks a half dozen times a year, chances are you've heard Simon Vance.

7 Ways to Love Your Body (and Yourself) This Valentine's Day

Jill S. Brown | Posted 04.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

No matter how long you've been in a relationship with someone else, the longest relationship you'll have in this life is the one you have with yourself.

WATCH: Martin Sheen On Being The Voice Of The Dalai Lama

Posted 12.06.2011 | Books

The actor Martin Sheen (real name: Ramón Antonio Gerard Estévez) has played a President of the U.S., King Arthur and the father of a super hero. Yet...

Can You Hear Me Now? An Author Talks Audiobooks

Karen Dionne | Posted 09.24.2011 | Books
Karen Dionne

Some argue there's no such thing as an audiobook. After all, a book is something you hold in your hands. Okay, maybe a book is also a file you downloa...

1950s: The Not-So-Silent Generation

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

Fred Kaplan's enlivening 1959: The Year Everything Changed, argues that the '50s -- a decade that saw the invention of the microchip and the creation of explosive art -- has been misunderstood in hindsight.

The Other eBook

Karen Dionne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Karen Dionne

Forget Kindles and iPads and Sony Readers and Nooks. While traditional publishers and e-tailers battle for readers, I've discovered another kind of electronic reading experience: audiobooks.

The Un-Reality of Reality TV: A Book Review

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

It takes the wonderfully off-centered mind of Donald E. Westlake to nudge the whole notion of reality TV into such absurdity that it comes across as, well, real.

The e-Book Wars: Is Pornography Next?

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

With their proprietary software for Kindle readers only, Amazon has adapted a "we-win, you-lose," VHS vs. Betamax business model.