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The 15 Best Cover Songs EVER

Posted 11.01.2012 | Books

The following is an excerpt from Dylan Jones's The Biographical Dictionary of Popular Music [Picador, $25.00]: They are often redundant, frequently...

Popular Rock Album Gets Adapted Into Steampunk Novel

Kevin J. Anderson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Books
Kevin J. Anderson

Neil approached me as he was developing the overall story for Clockwork Angels. He had visions of a steampunk world and a grand adventure; I helped as a sounding board as he created some of the scenes, characters and plot twists.

Oldest Holocaust Survivor On What Gave Her Hope

Posted 03.13.2012 | Books

The following is excerpted from "Alice’s Piano" by Melissa Müller [St. Martin's, $26.99]: ‘Practise the Chopin Études, they will save you.’...

7 Best Songs Inspired By Books

Posted 09.28.2011 | Books

It's said that art imitates life, but for these songs, art simply imitated art. From Coldplay to The Beatles, these seven artists were inspired by the...

Stephen Colbert To Author Sean Wilentz About Bob Dylan: 'He's No Britney' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Scroll down to watch video of the interview Author Sean Wilentz, professor of history at Princeton, has written books on Jefferson, Jackson and Reaga...