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Lisa See

Shanghai Girls Gone Copy-Catty

Tom_Carter | Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts
Tom_Carter

What does it say about the state of literature in China when writers are so desperate for readers that they resort to copycatting even the most superficial aspects of another author's book: the title and cover art?

17 Smart Books You Must Read This Summer

Lisa Bloom | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books
Lisa Bloom

How do you find great books to read? Here's a reading list of books that will stir you, provoke you, keep you up at night and make you late for work, and get your grey matter sizzling.

'Snow Flower And The Secret Fan' Premieres In Los Angeles (Photos)

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 09.11.2011 | Los Angeles

Monday night,a group of hosts (Rebecka Belldegrun, Barbara Guggenheim, Rency Pittman, Nadine Rosen, Suzanne Todd, and Rita Wilson) welcomed industry h...

Lucas Kavner

'Snow Flower' Author Talks Friendship, Adapting Her Novel To Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

The complex bond of female friendship and intimacy is something author Lisa See has explored extensively with her past two novels. In her recent "Shan...

On Our Radar: What's New And Hot In Books

Posted 08.07.2011 | Books

Books come into our office by the truckload and as we open these precious packages, we want to point out those we think are interesting and some you m...

Book Review Roundup: British Rock And An Amazonian Forest Adventure

Posted 08.06.2011 | Books

"Daughters of the Revolution" by Carolyn Cooke San Francisco Chronicle This is a dramatic social novel, a successful entwining of people that c...

Bestselling Books Of 2009: Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly | Michael Coffey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Looking at the compilation of bestseller numbers from 2009 confirms what publishers said throughout 2009 and even into 2010--that bestsellers don't se...

Chicks on the Beach, or Why Does the Cover Preoccupy You So?

Joanne Rendell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joanne Rendell

Chick-books love shoes and if you're going to talk shoe-talk you kind of deserve your blah cover. If your book presents "cozy" female friends "weathering crises" together then you've also earned the sandals and Adirondack chair treatment. And if one of your characters dares to admit that she likes "a pink cover featuring a pair of glossy high-heeled shoes," you most definitely should have flowers and pastel shades on your dust jacket.