iOS app Android app

Books

Amazon And Others Slam Revised Google Books Deal

The Wall Street Journal | Jessica E. Vascellaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon.com, one of the most outspoken critics of the original settlement, Wednesday filed an objection to the revised one, raising many of the same ob...

'Shadow Elite' Author Interview: Janine Wedel And HuffPost Washington Bureau Chief Dan Froomkin Discuss January's Book Club Pick (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Did you miss it? We've wrapped up our exploration of Arianna's second book club pick, Janine Wedel's "Shadow Elite". To finish things off, HuffPost W...

Loss of J.D. Salinger Echoes Through Young Authors' Souls

Dwayne Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dwayne Raymond

Salinger has left the building and the literary world is all the emptier for it.

Controversies in Black Literature Prove Book Sales Aren't Color-Blind

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Leonce Gaiter

In a perfect world, would such a black person on the cover limit a book's saleability? No. Does it really? Yes.

Jon Stewart Author Interview: Ethan Watters, Author Of 'Crazy Like Us,' On The Exportation Of Crazy (VIDEO)

Comeday Central | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jon Stewart spoke with author Ethan Watters last night about his new book, "Crazy Like Us." Watters believes that when the United States exports its i...

J.D. Salinger Quotes: Best Sayings From 'Catcher In The Rye' Author

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In honor of J.D. Salinger, who died today at 91, HuffPost Books collected some of the best Salinger quotes. You may want to share these Salinger qu...

'This Is Why You're Fat' Celebrates Food Porn (Krispy Kreme Bacon Cheeseburger, Anyone?)

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

No bigger than a Whopper, this little picture-and-text -- plus some recipes -- package is so gross it has something to offend and delight almost anyone.

'Medicine in Translation': Pens & Stethoscopes

Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD

Although being pregnant and having a baby certainly isn't as medically complex as truly being sick, I definitely faced many challenges being a patient in Costa Rica.

iPad vs. Kindle: Will Apple's New Product Make eReaders Obsolete?

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

iPad vs. Kindle: can a winner be declared this early? Apple has finally debuted its game-changing iPad and as the company unveils its eBook-killing fe...

'Water' by Steven Solomon: Water and State Power

Nicolas van de Walle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nicolas van de Walle

A number of other states will see their power and authority dramatically enhanced over the next hundred years by their need and ability to take on the provision of an adequate volume of water for society's needs.

Stephen Colbert Author Interview: Mika Brzezinski On 'All Things At Once' (VIDEO)

Comedy Central | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Stephen Colbert spoke with Mika Brzezinski from Morning Joe last night about her new book, "All Things at Once." She explained to Stephen how she stru...

Louis Auchincloss Dead: Prolific Author Of Dies At 92

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Louis Auchincloss, a prolific author of fiction and nonfiction whose dozens of books imparted sober, firsthand knowledge of America's...

Top 10 Rock 'N Roll Novels

The Guardian | Tiffany Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"What is a 'rock'n'roll novel'? Rock'n'roll -- from Robert Johnson to Jack White -- is a coming-of-age sound that allows us to find ourselves, and may...

Did the Russian Shadow Elite Bail Out the U.S. Auto Industry?

Dr. Donald N. Jensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dr. Donald N. Jensen

How rewarding to people like Oleg Deripaska that after the indignities Russia suffered at the hands of the West in the 90s, they today see the flow of power and money in the opposite direction.

Burn the Books?

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Charlotte Safavi

When it comes to books, I have come to terms with the fact that it is the written word that counts, not the medium upon which it is delivered.

Digital Book World: The Piracy, Social Media, And Will Publishers Ever Understand New Technology? Conference

Steve Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Ross

The Digital Book World conference is a new kind of conference on digital change, one that addresses immediate business challenges instead of long-term development issues.

iBooks: Apple's New iTunes-Like Store And App For Books (PICTURE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

UPDATE: Scroll down for a video of the announcement. On Wednesday, Apple announced iBooks, a new iTunes-like store for books and accompanying app to ...

Christopher Reid

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Poet Christopher Reid has been declared the surprise winner of the Costa Book of the Year Award for a collection in memory of his late wife, hailed by...

Pope John Paul Flagellated Himself, Says 'Why A Saint': Flagellation Definition And Info

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Pope John Paul practiced flagellation and flagellated himself to emulate Jesus Christ's suffering, according to "Why A Saint," a book written by Monsi...

The World's Largest Book

The Guardian | Mark Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It takes six people to lift it and has been recorded as the largest book in the world, yet the splendid Klencke Atlas, presented to Charles II on his ...

Texas Board Of Ed Bans Children's Book Over Marxism Mix-Up

Fort Worth Star-Telegram | Traci Shurley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In its haste to sort out the state's social studies curriculum standards this month, the State Board of Education tossed children's author Martin, who...

Eve Ensler's New Book

The New York Times | DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Your new book, "I Am an Emotional Creature," is a collection of 30-plus fictional monologues in which you assume the confiding, often plaintive, voice...

Apple Tablet May Come With A Barnes & Noble Bookstore

techcrunch.com | Erick Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We believe there is a good chance there will be a Barnes & Noble bookstore built into the Apple Tablet, either as one of the showcase apps which launc...

Borders CEO Ron Marshall Resigns

AP | MAE ANDERSON and MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Borders Group Inc., the No. 2 traditional U.S. bookseller, said Tuesday its CEO Ron Marshall is leaving after about a year with the c...

'Water' by Steven Solomon: The Rise and Fall of Civilizations, a Water World Prequel

Charles Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Charles Taylor

Steve Solomon's new book on "Water" is the real world prequel to Kevin Kostner's "Water World." No fiction here, but nonetheless a multitude of wonderful stories and insights brilliantly told.