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The Art of Asking: Amanda Palmer Opens Her Heart to the World

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.13.2014 | Books
Holly Cara Price

Palmer has, not to put too fine a point on it, ripped open her chest and exposed her heart for all to see.

New York's Water Towers Have Inspired Photographer Ronnie Farley for Over 30 Years

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.06.2014 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Farley's work can currently be seen at the Howland Center in Beacon, New York. The Howland is featuring an exhibit of her work with cowgirls, Cowgirls: Contemporary Portraits of the American West until the end of January.

Review: R.G. Belsky Explores the Heart of Darkness in The Kennedy Connection

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.04.2014 | Books
Holly Cara Price

Belsky's novel is a fascinating character study of disgraced journalist Gil Malloy, on the hunt for a serial killer who may very well be in possession of a long-buried secret that could reveal the rotted, corrupt truth behind the Kennedy assassination.

Early Influences Can Open Up the Future

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.24.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

Entrepreneurs not only provide us with critical innovation and keep us at the forefront of global markets, they also create ways to gain financial independence. So why has the percentage of start-ups in the U.S. dropped significantly in the last 35 years?

10 Books Everyone Is Talking About This Fall

Posted 10.23.2014 | OWN

Autumn is the season of plenty -- especially if you love to read. Here are highlights from this year's bountiful harvest of uncommonly strong offe...

WTF Evolution?: My Favorite Tumblr Is a Book Now

Justin Beach | Posted 10.21.2014 | Science
Justin Beach

Truth be told, I don't spend a whole lot of time on Tumblr, but there are a few masterpieces that are worth keeping an eye on. One of my favorites is Mara Grunbaum's WTF Evolution?, which takes a regular look at some of evolution's strangest and most perplexing creations. Now, in plenty of time for Xmas, Gunbaum's evolutionary freak show is a book.

6 Phenomenal Books To Curl Up With This Fall

Posted 09.24.2014 | OWN

This month we can't stop reading a colorfully inventive story from Haruki Murakami, a powerful novel where the survival of hope is at stake, a...

'Writing Is How I Leave My Family And How I Take Them With Me'

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 09.19.2014 | Latino Voices

Daisy Hernández's new memoir, A Cup Of Water Under My Bed, is full of sentences that linger with you long after you've finished reading -- the kind o...

An Interview With Author Chris Guillebeau

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 11.04.2014 | Books
Kimanzi Constable

When Chris talks about non-conformity, he's not talking about rebelling against the world, he's talking about how to change the world by each of us achieving our personal goals.

Economic Forces Are Mightier Than the Sword

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.29.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

We should do more to help potential entrepreneurs in places where domestic economies are too weak to assist. If we give this effort a higher priority in our country's foreign policy, we can create a healthier balance of world commerce.

Claire Fallon

See Summer Off With These Outstanding Beach Reads

HuffingtonPost.com | Claire Fallon | Posted 08.28.2014 | Books

Beach season isn't over QUITE yet!

11 Must-Reads For August

Posted 08.01.2014 | Books

Originally published on Amazon A vital discussion of feminism in popular culture, a World War II-era epistolary novel and a fascinating examination...

Start Early to Be an Entrepreneur

Jack Nadel | Posted 09.28.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

In many ways, an entrepreneur's career is like a football game. Both combine a swift pace with a highly competitive atmosphere. The "game" is divided into four quarters. In the first quarter you assess the other team's strengths and weaknesses based on your scouting report.

Maddie Crum

8 Great New Books By Women You Should Definitely Read

HuffingtonPost.com | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.29.2014 | Books

2014 has been deemed the Year of Reading Women. I wholeheartedly support this movement; after all, only diminutive steps have been made towards gender...

Maddie Crum

8 Amazing Novels You Probably Didn't Know About

HuffingtonPost.com | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.03.2014 | Books

A wealth of exciting titles have been published so far this year, and, thankfully, many by burgeoning lit stars have gotten the attention they deserve...

Shoe Size = Penis Size: No Wonder the Search for Bigfoot Continues

Fiona Finn | Posted 08.23.2014 | Comedy
Fiona Finn

If you're of the male persuasion, reading this article, you're hoping to find answers to why footwear seduces female's imaginations. The long and short of it is you have to get inside a woman's head, not just her pants.

5 Award-Winning Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

Posted 06.23.2014 | OWN

Suddenly there are a lot more gold-stickered covers at the bookstore. Here are our picks from the recent honorees, including a few surprises. By Le...

Reading to Feed the Soul

Cindy Tansin | Posted 07.30.2014 | Books
Cindy Tansin

Wouldn't you rather be climbing Mt. Everest or fighting off a rogue wave or falling in love with a time traveler? And what better to beat rush hour traffic than a great audio book?

You're Not Alone: Women, Writing and Online Networking

Melanie Coffee | Posted 07.21.2014 | Books
Melanie Coffee

Writing is lonely, especially that first draft. You kinda know what you want to say, but aren't sure how to get there and there's always a surprise blip along the way that throws you off your game.

6 Books You Should Read This Spring

Posted 04.22.2014 | OWN

This month we're reading a novel that explores a passionate affair, an enigmatic thriller from Emma Donoghue and more. 1. Astonish Me by M...

6 New Books We Can't Stop Talking About

Posted 03.24.2014 | OWN

A real-life atrocity that gets us to look at issues bigger than ourselves, a love story set along the Coney Island boardwalk and other tales we co...

"People Are Empowered by Their Lack of Power."

The European Magazine | Posted 05.13.2014 | Books
The European Magazine

Malcolm Gladwell has written a book about power and the people who challenge it. He sat down with Lars Mensel to discuss if the world is ultimately fair.

Keith Richards Is Writing A Children's Book

AP | Posted 04.28.2014 | Fifty

NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Richards is writing a children's book. He really is. The Rolling Stone who came to define the adults-only lifestyle of rock h...

8 Riveting Reads To Pick Up Now

Posted 02.25.2014 | OWN

A glowing tribute to George Eliot, a rich debut novel and more riveting new releases. 1. My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead ...

5 Must-Reads To Get You Through February

Posted 01.31.2014 | OWN

The Invention of Wings By Sue Monk Kidd 384 pages; Viking This powerful story about the relationship between Sarah Grimké and her ...