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Exclusive!: Alternate Working Titles Revealed For Karl Rove's Courage and Consequence

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Wild

Thanks to my extensive contacts in the publishing and political sabotage industries, I was able to recover the following list of Karl Rove's alternate working titles for his new semi-literary gem.

Why Memoir?

Peter Birkenhead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Birkenhead

A lot of us are taught about fear, in one way or another, by mountains or drugs or fathers, but it's the fear, not the father, we ultimately battle with.

Guns, Germs, and Steel: A Popular History of Human Evolution That Actually Contributes to Understanding

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alex Remington

Popular nonfiction is a tricky beast. It's one thing for someone to write a memoir, or a long-form investigation that the journalist-author has perso...

"The First Tycoon": A Good News Publishing Backstory

Bruce Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Bruce Harris

Alfred A Knopf is probably looking down from book heaven, stroking his luxuriant mustaches and smiling with delight at yet another Knopf prize winner.

National Book Awards: What Do You Think? (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The National Book Foundation rolled out the nominations for the 2009 National Book Award on Wednesday, and the winners will be announced November 18. ...


AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The National Book Awards were announced last night at an event which also honored Gore Vidal and Dave Eggers. Check out the winners below, and vote on...

The New Yorker's Best Books Of The Year

The New Yorker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Reviewers' favorites from 2009....

From Randy To Rand: The New Political Fiction(s)

John Jeter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John Jeter

Governor Mark Sanford -- the man who has confused the Appalachian Trail with Argentina and still holds public office writes about the Objectivist Philosopher.

David Swanson's Daybreak Is Chart-Topping Inspiration

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Milazzo

A journey through Daybreak is an educational awakening, and an alert to the misdeeds of those we've elected. It's a clarification of why these deeds are wrong, why they must be challenged, and how they can be changed.

Publishing Is Dead. Long Live Publishing

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

There's going to be a shake-up, no doubt. It'll be ugly for publishing companies that don't adjust.