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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 03.13.2014 | 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 03.12.2014 | 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 ...

How to Build a Luxury Brand? Passion Is Still the Key

Horacio Fabiano | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Horacio Fabiano

What does luxury really mean? How do you create a luxury brand? What does time tell us about luxury? Ketty Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge's latest book, The Luxury Alchemist, is sure to appeal those who want to take an insider's look at the premium market.

One Mind: How Our Individual Mind Is Part of a Greater Consciousness and Why It Matters by Larry Dossey, MD

Suna Senman | Posted 03.15.2014 | Books
Suna Senman

In my journey for new perspectives on meaningfulness, I discovered a newly published book, One Mind. At last, the iron curtain between science and spi...

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...

Oprah Announces 'Gripping' New Pick For Oprah's Book Club 2.0

OWN | Posted 12.10.2013 | OWN

Oprah's Book Club 2.0 has a new novel to add to its ranks in 2014 -- and it's a book Oprah loved so much, she decided to select it as the third pick f...

To Those Predicting Healthcare Reform Failure: The Evidence of Obama's Achievements Shows You're on the Wrong Side of History -- Again

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Today the president's poll numbers are down. Thirty years from now the word "Obamacare" will be right up there with the other things we take for granted as the bedrock of our civil society.

We Need Ethical Evolution, Not More Destructive Fundamentalist "Certainty"

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

Ethics can evolve along with every area of human discovery, for instance, beyond ugly biblical myths born of justifying tribal hatred and ethnic -- God-made-us-do-it -- cleansing after the fact.

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

Posted 11.15.2013 | OWN

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you. Enon by Paul Ha...

Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 10.28.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, one of the best novels of 2013, the life of Johnny Cash, and the history of America in 101 objects....

This Author Fell for a Russian Spy and (Naturally) Wrote a Book About It

Howard Polskin | Posted 12.22.2013 | Books
Howard Polskin

Swenson had suspicions about the Russian woman before she vanished and he set out on a quest to discover more about her in a journey that took him to Russia. He's a writer so he did what all writers do when life throws a curve ball: he wrote about his failed romance.

Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 10.21.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly: This week, Donna Tartt, Dan Simmons, and Bush and Cheney in the White House. Plus: Philip Roth analyzed. ...

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...

The Book We're Talking About

Posted 10.07.2013 | Books

"Cartwheel: A Novel" by Jennifer DuBois Random House, $26.00 Published September 24, 2013 What is it about? DuBois was greatly inspired by th...

Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 10.07.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly: This week, why it's normal to be a perv, retelling "Pride & Prejudice," and the best mystery stories of the y...

Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 09.30.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly: This week: new Elizabeth Gilbert, new Jeanette Winterson, new Jeffrey Deaver. Plus: the sequel to one of PW's...

Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 09.24.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly: This week, new Stephen King, new Jhumpa Lahiri, new Julian Barnes. Plus: fairy tales done by cartoonists. ...

Hi, I'm Thomas Pynchon

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.19.2013 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

Does anyone know about a Thomas Pynchon t-shirt offered for sale sometime around 1970? The whole t-shirt campaign for Bleeding Edge is making me wonder.

Miss America Meets Bollywood: Democracy and the Promise of Popular Culture

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 11.16.2013 | World
Vamsee Juluri

Amidst the celebrations (and the wholly unnecessary controversies) about the crowning of Nina Davuluri as Miss America, we should not forget that events like beauty contests and talent shows often function as an informal mirror to the voices of the people in a democratic culture.

Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 09.16.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly: This week: new Thomas Pynchon, new Eric Schlosser, and a song that will save your life. Plus: tracking down C...

Annual Fall Books Harvest

Jackie Reitzes | Posted 11.13.2013 | Books
Jackie Reitzes

While some people hail fall for the return of their favorite TV shows, and others look forward to the kickoff of football season or the first pages of the September issue, for me, fall is the best time of year to be a reader.

God's Guidance of the Ethical Evolution of our Species

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 11.10.2013 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

Here's an excerpt from my new book And God Said, "Billy!" One may nurture, respect and love tradition and yet grow in the light of the logic of our ...