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Tom Clancy, 'Full Force and Effect': A Talk With Mark Greaney

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 12.09.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Mark Greaney, co-author with the late Tom Clancy, of three previous Jack Ryan novels, now has written Full Force and Effect, a novel demonstrating prescience about world events.

The Sum of Our Fears

John Feffer | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics
John Feffer

The Internet and social media now puts all of us, the intrepid and the faint-hearted, at the same table together and aggregates our fears. Our collective challenge is to reverse the equation, roll up our sleeves, and use the sum of our talents to address the real threats to society.

Project Stealth: The Future of Stealth Action Multiplayer Games (Part II)

Marc N. Kleinhenz | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment
Marc N. Kleinhenz

Lately, we've looked closer at the gameplay and have found new high-level gameplay goals. Features like the optional mini-objectives for Mercenaries and the Partner System are based on these new insights. This will shake up the gameplay enough to feel fresh.

Project Stealth: The Future of Stealth Action Multiplayer Games (Part I)

Marc N. Kleinhenz | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marc N. Kleinhenz

Project Stealth may literally be just one of hundreds of indie games currently fighting for support on Kickstarter, but it stands out from the rest of the pack by virtue of its very premise.

The Kill Switch: A Talk With James Rollins

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.14.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

James Rollins is the New York Times bestselling author of the Sigma Force series and other novels. Before pursuing a writing career, Jim obtained a degree in veterinary medicine and established a successful veterinary practice in Sacramento, California.

Real-World Lessons From the Crimean Crisis

Pablo Freund | Posted 05.11.2014 | Politics
Pablo Freund

I don't advocate armaments, but the Ukrainian and global community's impotence to release Russia's grip highlights the practical value of nuclear energy and weapon-based deterrence. This lesson is not lost to foreign policy and military strategists around the world.

Jack Ryan Reboot Points Up Problems of Franchise Management

William Bradley | Posted 01.21.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

While Paramount says the next movie will be released in 50th anniversary year 2016, it still has no director attached and no release date. But why worry after seeing how well the Jack Ryan franchise is being handled?

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Has a Perfect Leading Man in Chris Pine

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

In Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Chris Pine is the fourth actor to take on the role of Jack Ryan. He follows in the footsteps of Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck. In many ways the best has been saved for last.

Writer to Writer: A Conversation With Jon Land

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.15.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Jon Land is a prolific author who has written 40 novels. Jon's most recent novel, The Tenth Circle, involves terrorist attacks on the U.S, masterminded by a vicious cabal.

Tom Clancy Wasn't A Fan Of Harrison Ford's Jack Ryan

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 10.03.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jack Ryan is the sort of American hero that's been a screen staple since the silent era. Harrison Ford, Alec Baldw...

Remember Tom Clancy's Movie Adaptations

Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment

Before his death at the age of 66, the work of best-selling author Tom Clancy was translated into a multi-million dollar cottage industry by Hollywood...

Tom Clancy Got It Right

John Kao | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
John Kao

When I imagine national security strategists sitting around trying to figure out what lies around the next corner, I hope they will spend at least part of their time reading Tom Clancy and the Tom Clancys to come.

Bestselling Author Tom Clancy Dies At 66

Posted 10.10.2013 | Books

Tom Clancy, a celebrated author of crime fiction and military thrillers, died on Tuesday in a hospital in Baltimore. He was 66. Ivan Held, the pres...

Buy Books by the Foot

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 12.21.2012 | Books
Nick Kolakowski

If you're an intellectual, you need a substantial book collection, preferably at a cost that will leave you with a few extra dollars for food. Here's how to build one.

The Week's Hottest Reads: Who Is Number 1?

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 08.31.2011 | Books

-- HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Smokin' Seventeen" by Janet Evanovich (Bantam)...

The Week's Hottest Reads: Who Is Number 1?

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 08.24.2011 | Books

-- HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Against All Enemies" by Tom Clancy and Peter Telep (Putnam Adult)...

A Literary Tour Of The Most Well-Read Cities In America

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.31.2011 | Books

Yesterday, Amazon released a list of the most well-read cities in our fair nation based on media sales so far this year; you may find the results surp...

Guess What Book Topped The Publishers Weekly Bestsellers List Again

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Tick Tock" by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown)...

The President's 'Inner Circle,' 'World War II' And More: The Week's Hottest Reads

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Inner Circle" by Brad Meltzer (Grand Central Publishing)...

10 Rules for a Literary Feud

Jeff Klima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Klima

You must choose a feud partner who is somewhat equal to you in writing style. Literary feuds involving a fantasy writer who threatens to cast "rune-elf blood curses" on you aren't cool.

What's Next After Beach Reads?

New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There are novels by Ken Follett, Michael Cunningham, Nicole Krauss and Tom Clancy; cookbooks by Ina Garten and Jamie Oliver; humor books by both Amy S...

The Time Square Vendors: The Real Hero vs. Jack Bauer

Daniel Levin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Daniel Levin

While the surveillance scene of the Times Bomb Square seems plucked from a modern thriller, the heroes do not.

9/11, Financial Crisis, Church Sex Scandal? Imagine That!

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

I'm sure there are plenty of unimaginable things in the Universe, though it's impossible to imagine what they are. But flying a plane into a building, the crash of a financial system and sex abuse by priests, we can safely say, aren't among them.