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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of July 19

Digital Book World | Posted 07.23.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The Fault in Our Stars continues its run at the very top of the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List for the eleventh straight week.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of July 12

Digital Book World | Posted 07.16.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

John Green and Penguin Random House have reason to celebrate. Green's novel The Fault in Our Stars marks its tenth straight week in the No. 1 spot.

Louis Zamperini -- Meet Witold Pilecki

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.26.2014 | Books
Tom Alderman

This is a powerful story -- but in quite an unexpected way. If you're thinking Schindler's List, Stalag 17, The Great Escape or -- hold your breath -- TV's Hogan's Heroes, you'd be disappointed.

Angelina Jolie Touts Directorial Project At CinemaCon

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Angelina Jolie took to the stage at CinemaCon, the annual convention of theater exhibitors, on Tuesday to reveal footage from the u...

Angelina Jolie To Direct 'Unbroken' In Australia

AP | Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal Pictures has announced that Angelina Jolie is in Sydney, Australia, to direct the survival saga "Unbroke...

Unbroken: He'll Survive Even Angelina Jolie's Direction

Marie Woolf | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marie Woolf

If his audience isn't laughing, we're crying. As with all great stories and all books, however, it's what stays with us when we close the cover.

War Memories Are Made of These

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

It is likely that we have already heard firsthand from our World War II veterans most of the stories from that dreadful war and that we may not hear many more new ones as these heroes are leaving us at an alarming rate of 800 to 1,000 each and every day.

The Story of Louis Zamperini: Part II

Don Meyer, Ph.D. | Posted 12.31.2012 | College
Don Meyer, Ph.D.

The next time the circumstances in my life are less than ideal, I will remember Louis Zamperini. How could I ever forget him?

The Story of Louis Zamperini: Part I

Don Meyer, Ph.D. | Posted 12.16.2012 | College
Don Meyer, Ph.D.

Until a few days ago I had never heard about Louis Zamperini. Now I don't think I will ever forget him.

Latin Boogaloo with DJ Turmix, Plus Chatting with Fanfarlo's Leon Beckenham, Dwight Twilley and Terence P. Minogue

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.22.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Japan's Grief Is the World's Grief. It Wasn't Always Like This.

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

The reason Unbroken sits atop various best seller lists is, like all well-told stories, it pits a compelling and tenacious hero against an unrelenting and sadistic villain.

12 Women We Love For Their Souls... Not Lingerie

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

Who are the men Esquire's talking about? What is it that we love about these women? Their factory-fresh "breasts"? Their naughty smiles? Are those things truly what men at their best love about women?

Favorite Books Of 2010

salon.com | Steve Kornacki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Over the last two days, Salon's Laura Miller has revealed her list of the most memorable fiction and nonfiction books of the year. (Her picks included...

Seabiscuit Author Praised For Follow Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Seabiscuit" author Laura HIllenbrand today released her followup novel, "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption," to ...

Rap, Eloise, Seabiscuit And Doughnuts

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Autobiography of Mark Twain" by Mark Twain The American-Statesman Twain was insistent never to write a coherent, chronological account of his life. A...

She is Simply... Zenyatta

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

She dances. She guzzles Guinness. She is a premier athlete. She is... Zenyatta.

'Seabiscuit' Author Laura Hillenbrand Will Have New Book Out In November

The New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN; Compiled by DAVE ITZKOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The second book by Laura Hillenbrand, the author of "Seabiscuit," is to be published in November, Random House announced on Monday....

Seabiscuit Gets the Last Laugh

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Maggie Van Ostrand

A 44-cent stamp featuring the great thoroughbred racehorse, Seabiscuit, will be issued by the U.S. Postal Service. This stamp is significant for one huge reason: We the people did it!