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Fake AP Stylebook On Twitter

Twitter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We know this isn't exactly a piece about books, but it is about writing, and we thought it was funny -- for all the journalists and grammar geeks out ...

"Radical Evil"

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert D. Stolorow

Richard Bernstein has written an important philosophical inquiry into the phenomenon of evil (Bernstein 2002), an inquiry that will be of great value to psychoanalysts.

Water Power

Jonathan M. Winer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jonathan M. Winer

In covering personalities and events, Solomon suggests that societies that know how to take advantage of new ways of using water dominate their time, while those that fail to address water crises disintegrate.

Why I Held My Book Launch Party in a Hair Salon

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Although many people were surprised before I explained why, deciding to have my launch party at Donna Hair Design in Chappaqua was a no-brainer

Warren Buffett and the Business of Life: Part 2 of 7

Alice Schroeder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alice Schroeder

Buffett would always love reading newspapers, but his investing was tightly focused on simple businesses that were as close to immortal as possible. Newspapers no longer qualified.

LA Times' Best Fiction And Nonfiction Of 2009

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Los Angeles Times has joined the ever-growing crowd with its own "Best of 2009" lists -- separate for fiction and non-fiction, 25 books each. The ...

Local Books iPhone App: A Literary UrbanSpoon?

Los Angeles Times | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LibraryThing, a major social-networking-through-books site, launched its first iPhone app yesterday. Local Books is free and lists bookstores, librari...

WATCH: Sanjay Gupta And Stephen Colbert On Cheating Death

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent for CNN, spoke to Stephen Colbert last night about his new book, Cheating Death. He explained that there's m...

Palin Aide's New Book Dropped

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A California publicist and two co-authors have terminated a book deal with a former aide of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. ...

The Philip Roth Reader: Hanging On To "Letting Go" for as Long as Possible

Karen Stabiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Karen Stabiner

The story is such a familiar, valiant mess, or better, a sprawling but disciplined rendering of a mess; 661 pages, and I am starting to regret that it will end.

William Burroughs: What Was Inside His Bowery Apartment

Gothamist | Jen Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Did you know that author William S. Burroughs lived in a partially converted YMCA at 222 Bowery? He called the apartment "The Bunker," and it's still ...

Wild Things: The Book of the Film of the Book

Amy Hungerford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Amy Hungerford

Storytelling -- in words, pictures, film -- is a flexible art in which compelling stories produce unlimited creative responses that can enchant us, can move or madden us.

Sarah Palin Is Flat: Change Without Evolution

Bill Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Allen

The concepts of creationism and "intelligent design" deserve no more credibility than that given to those who continue to "believe" in a flat earth.

The Beirut Book Fair Signing for Gay Travels in the Muslim World: Small but Successful

Michael Luongo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Luongo

I view the Beirut Book Fair for the Arabic Version of Gay Travels in the Muslim World as a success. Needless to say, in a country where to be gay is still technically illegal, this kept people away.

Palin Paid $1.25M For "Going Rogue" By Time She Left Office

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amy Hertz, Huffington Post: As you'll see from the article that follows, Sarah Palin reported receiving a retainer for her book. In publishing, paymen...

Evie Wyld, British Bookseller, Wins UK Literary Prize

London Evening Standard | Louise Jury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Evie Wyld, 29, defeated rivals including Aravind Adiga, who took the Man Booker last year, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Orange Prize victor two y...

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There are a lot of big new books about to come out this month. Check out what reviewers are saying about the first batch of books for 2010. "A Litera...

BOOKER PRIZE WINNER: Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — A tale of political intrigue set during the reign of King Henry VIII won the prestigious Man Booker prize for fiction Tuesday. Hilary ...

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...

Man Arrested For Throwing Tomatoes At Palin During Book Signing

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A man was arrested for allegedly throwing two tomatoes at Sarah Palin from the second floor balcony during a book signing event at the Mall of America...

Ruth McBride Jordan Dead: Mother Who Inspired 'The Color Of Water' Dies At 88

ABC News | Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ruth McBride Jordan, whose life story was celebrated by her son in a best-selling book, "The Color of Water," has died. She was 88 and had been in fai...

What We Can Learn From Animals

Rita Mae Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rita Mae Brown

Out of this happy life lived with animals, I have learned some important animal facts. You may have realized them also and your own affection for creatures has shot up accordingly.

Malcolm Gladwell's "What The Dog Saw"

The New York Times | STEVEN PINKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Fortunately for "What the Dog Saw," the essay format is a better showcase for Gladwell's talents, because the constraints of length and editors yield ...

Stephen King On Colbert: America Needs Scary, Gross Stories (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Stephen King was on the Colbert Report last night for the feature "Better Know a Stephen" and gave Colbert spooky visions of double Stephens. They tal...

From Fiction to Fashion Statement: YA Books Spawn New Fashion Trends

Regina Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Regina Brooks

The role models teens look to for their fashion trends are not only found inside glossies, but also in the pages of books!