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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of October 18

Digital Book World | Posted 10.22.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Gone Girl rounds out its fifth week at the top of the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List as Jodi Picoult's Leaving Time debuts at No. 2.

An Open Letter to John Grisham About Child Pornography

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 10.17.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

Children as young as 3 and 4 are often shown as sex objects in child porn and even those who are older do not often have the "choice" or the capability to make a "choice" to be involved. This is a clear and simple form of predation.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks: Week of October 11

Digital Book World | Posted 10.15.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

This week sees an uptick in the number of titles with price tags higher than $10 on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of October 4

Digital Book World | Posted 10.08.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Even though Donna Tartt's novel drops off the list this week, Hachette makes a somewhat stronger showing than they have in some time, with two titles of its titles landing within the top ten.

'The Marco Effect' A Talk With Jussi Adler-Olsen

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Jussi Adler-Olsen is the internationally bestselling author of the Department Q series, which has sold almost fifteen million copies worldwide.

'Farmer's Son' Is a Great Read -- And the First Adult Novel for America's 60 Million Dyslexics

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 07.05.2014 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

You know what's coming, what has to come. And then you cheer and punch the air -- no, that's Rocky. This novel is better, because it's more truthful about the price a man pays and the years he loses when he is the bitch of a tyrant.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of March 22

Digital Book World | Posted 05.26.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The film based on the first book in Veronica Roth's Divergent series just raked in $56 million at the box office in its opening weekend. Meanwhile, that trilogy occupies the top three spots in this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List for the second week running.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of March 15

Digital Book World | Posted 05.19.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Veronica Roth's powerhouse Divergent series is beginning to look a lot like The Hunger Games. For the first time, the trilogy snags the top three spots on this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Top 10 Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of March 1

Digital Book World | Posted 05.05.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Veronica Roth's Divergent series still tops the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller lists taking the Number 1 and 2 spots. The popularity of the books is being driven in part by the upcoming Divergent movie, which hits theaters March 21.

Learning to Embrace Your Age: I'm Turning 55 and I Don't Care Who Knows It

Cathy Chester | Posted 04.12.2014 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

Ever since I was a little girl I've loved celebrating birthdays. Anyone and everyone's. Because birthdays always feel so special. They're about joy and a celebration of life.

Aisle View: Time to Kill on Stage

Steven Suskin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

The final 20 minutes of the courtroom drama A Time to Kill provide crackling theatrics, as idealistic folksy small-town lawyer Sebastian Arcelus goes up against slimily wily district attorney (and governor-nominee) Patrick Page. Unfortunately, those 20 minutes of high drama come after two full hours of lumbering storytelling.

Readers Fight Back

David Protess | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
David Protess

As I begin a third year blogging for The Huffington Post, a bouquet to readers who have posted comments below my ramblings. Some of you have agreed wi...

52 Books in 52 Weeks, Week 38: Making a Racket

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 11.23.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

The Racketeer: a federal judge is found dead (only the fifth such death in the history of the U.S.) and it's a real puzzle. That is until federal racketeering inmate, Malcolm Bannister, comes forward.

Crimes and Punishment

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

What we don't need time to learn is that enforcement of laws in the hands of the wrong people produce results as bad as the results authorities hope to prevent.

After Guantánamo, Another Injustice Emerges

New York Times | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

ABOUT two months ago I learned that some of my books had been banned at Guantánamo Bay. Apparently detainees were requesting them, and their lawyers ...

John Grisham Initially Banned From Guantanamo

Posted 07.17.2013 | Books

Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were recently denied access to John Grisham books, according to the Wall Street Journal. Guards told a military defens...

Famous Thriller Gets Coveted Spot On Broadway

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.25.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — John Grisham's first novel, which was made into a star-filled film, is now heading to a Broadway stage. Producers said Tuesday that ...

Justice for Pfc. LaVena Johnson?

Cilla McCain | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics
Cilla McCain

Pfc. LaVena Johnson had been in Iraq for six weeks when her dead body was found inside of her tent in July 2005.

Famous Author, Musician Donate To Democrat Running For Governor

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Jim Nolan | Posted 06.16.2013 | DC

Democrat Terry McAuliffe's gubernatorial campaign claimed that 72 percent of his donations came from Virginia donors. But only one of his top 15 dono...

The Racketeer Is a Step Back for Grisham

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.20.2013 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

John Grisham is a good writer and in some instances he is a great writer, but with The Racketeer he only uses a small amount of the talent he has shown in the past.

John Grisham, The Confession: A Book Review

Peter Clothier | Posted 01.20.2013 | Books
Peter Clothier

A can't miss, you'd have thought, for a story-teller as successful -- and as knowledgable about the legal system -- as John Grisham. So why does he miss?

Series on Series: Book Three and the Curse of the Green Covers

William Bernhardt | Posted 01.13.2013 | Books
William Bernhardt

Publishers believe that readers are not drawn to green, so the color is greatly disfavored in cover art. You don't believe me? Turn around right now and look at your bookshelf. How many green covers do you see?

Are Writers Finishing Great Novels, Or Are Great Novels Finished?

Michael Levin | Posted 01.12.2013 | Books
Michael Levin

Fifty years from now, if people are still reading long-form fiction (say, anything longer than a Twitter feed), what contemporary authors' works will survive? I'll wait.

Josh Lucas: No Hide Away From Tides of Career

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.31.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lucas is under no illusion that Hide Away is a mainstream film. But he enjoyed taking the risks inherent in making an independent film with a very personal point of view.

Grisham's Calico Joe Knocks It Out of the Park

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.30.2012 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

In Calico Joe, John Grisham salutes the world of baseball with a story that tugs at the heart.