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Destined to Be an Entrepreneur

Nova Lorraine | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business
Nova Lorraine

His ability to see patterns in technology and media that are not readily apparent to most is astonishing. Join me in getting to know one of today's most forward thinking business leaders.

Video: 'It Was Time to Do More Than Protest' -- 1971 Burglars Who Exposed COINTELPRO Reveal Their Identities

Democracy Now! | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Democracy Now!

One of the great mysteries of the Vietnam War era has been solved. On March 8, 1971, a group of activists -- including a cabdriver, a day care direc...

30 New Books You NEED To Read In 2014

Posted 01.25.2014 | Books

Another year, another several dozen captivating books to add to your ever-growing reading list. You may still be conquering the mountain of titles you...

In True Holiday Spirit Turn Adversaries Into Allies

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

A warm smile tends to beget a smile in return. Yet an effusive, over-the-top laugh and wide grin, for example, may cause an introvert or someone who has just gone through a trying time to back into their shell.

Werewolves, Bullying & Vera Farmiga

Scott Alexander Hess | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Scott Alexander Hess

I recently tumbled across a book trailer for the novel WHEREWOLVES, by John Vamvas and Olga Montes which combines the legendary creature with a high school bullying theme. I caught up with the authors just in time for Halloween.

New Cheney Book

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 10.14.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, a book for people who love books, Jayne Anne Phillips's latest, and a story collection that dissect...

Paper and Glue

W. Scott Olsen | Posted 11.12.2013 | Books
W. Scott Olsen

There is a sweet moment in the life of any new book. You know it's coming. You have seen the proofs. You have seen the cover art, too. You know every word inside. But you have never seen them joined.

Interview With Yvette van Boven About Home Made Summer

Nicki Richesin | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Nicki Richesin

Yvette van Boven's cookbooks seem sprinkled with fairy dust. Her latest one, Home Made Summer, is filled with her fanciful drawings, tempting recipes, and her husband's evocative photographs.

The Book That's Making Hollywood Nervous

Posted 02.01.2013 | Celebrity

Ever wonder how award shows with celebrities (and celebrity egos) up the wazoo run so smoothly? Wonder no more. Apparently, there's such a thing as a ...

New York Then And Now: Stunning Portraits of Our Beloved City by Evan Joseph

Holly Cara Price | Posted 02.02.2013 | Books
Holly Cara Price

I fell in love with Manhattan over thirty years ago and it is a love affair that has never waned. It is clear that photographer Evan Joseph knows this great love and shares this passion.

The Elementals Is a Haunting Coming-of-Age Story

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Books
Julie A. Carlson

Over her 23-year career as a writer, Francesca Lia Block's books have been categorized as YA. But don't be fooled. Her latest, The Elementals, however, is geared toward an adult audience.

Wise Advice from Dr. Ruth on Alzheimer's Caregiving

Marie Marley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Dr. Ruth takes a firm stance on the hotly controversial issue of whether to find another partner. "Though it's not your spouse's fault," she says, "you've been abandoned. If you need the love, the companionship and, yes, the sexual gratification of a relationship, then by all means seek one out."

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 06.18.2012 | Books

"How Should A Person Be?" by Sheila Heti Holt, Henry & Company, Inc., $25.00 Published on June 19, 2012 What is it about? It's a "novel from ...

Do Judge A Book By Its Cover

Lee Woodruff | Posted 07.31.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

This is the era of Facebook and Match.com. We can go right to the visual and decide if we want to fondle the goods or click on by. The cover of a book is the eye candy for the IQ inside. It's the hooked worm on the bobber.

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Zoë Triska | Posted 04.16.2012 | Books

"Narcopolis" by Jeet Thayil Penguin Press, $25.95 Published on April 16, 2012 What is it about? The book begins in Bombay in the late 1970s. Th...

Are You Addicted To Change?

Winifred Gallagher | Posted 03.17.2012 | Books
Winifred Gallagher

To understand your own response to new things, you first need to know a little about Homo sapiens's unique "neophilia"--an affinity for engaging with novelty and adapting to change that distinguishes us from all other species.

The Early Days Of Clergy Abuse: A San Francisco Story

Julian Guthrie | Posted 10.20.2011 | Religion
Julian Guthrie

Early in the spring of 1994, a hard-charging San Francisco lawyer named Robert Bryan hired a private investigator to do some digging into what was happening at the San Francisco Archdiocese.

Bill McKibben On 'The Biggest Crisis That Humans Have Ever Faced'

Mother Jones | Posted 09.13.2011 | Green

When we talk about global warming, much of the debate centers on separating facts from fluff, and environmental activist and Mother Jones contributor ...

Quitting For Dummies! by Sarah Palin

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Shannyn Moore

Publisher HarperCollins has announced Sarah Palin's next venture in book makin.' According to them, she is working on a "celebration of American virtues and strengths." Good Lord, you've got to be kidding.

If You Put A Dog On The Cover, It'll Sell (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

If you put a dog on the cover, it'll sell. Must Love Dogs, Marley and Me, The Dog Whisperer, the list is inexhaustible and it's something that every v...

WATCH: Sully On The Daily Show

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Captain Chesley Sullenberger, or Sully, the pilot who became famous this summer for emergency landing a plane in the Hudson River, spoke to Jon Stewar...

Self-described "Abortion Addict" Confesses To 15 Procedures

National Post | Mary Vallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Fifty one rejection letters -- that is the number Irene Vilar received before she finally found someone to publish a tale so extreme it would surely b...

Winnie The Pooh Is Back!

AP | JENNIFER QUINN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — When we left them, Christopher Robin was going away, and Things were going to be Different. Now, more than eight decades later, a rumo...

As Congress Moves to End Gay Ban, Don't Let History Repeat Itself

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathaniel Frank

Rep. Ellen Tauscher has just announced she'll introduce a bill to repeal the ban on open gays in the military, a momentous step that comes on the 15th anniversary of this highly unpopular policy.