This is the actual poster for Kirk Cameron's movie Saving Christmas: It's one of those cases where you can absolutely judge a book by its cover. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a pathetic score of 9%, with one critic saying it's "one...Show More Summary
Enjoy your weekend folks! James Risen will be here tomorrow to discuss his new book and James Gustave Speth will be here on Sunday with his memoir. - Uh-oh. Editors in Egypt pledged not to criticize any institution in the country; Still,...Show More Summary
Almost every critic who's seen the The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 so far has bristled at the fact that the movie only tells half the story of the third and final book in Suzanne Collins's saga. The consensus has been that this installment also offers significantly less action... More »
Angry Robot Books announced on November 17th that they have signed Wesley Chu, author of The Lives of Tao, to a three book, six-figure deal for a follow-up sequel to his critically acclaimed science fiction series. The first volume of The Rise of Io will be released in August, 2016. Show More Summary
It has been more than 20 years since Mattel brought the infamous "Teen Talk Barbie" into the world, a talking doll programmed to say deathless phrases such as "I love shopping!" and "Math class is tough!" Of course, times have changed since then. Kind of.
Eben Moglen has dedicated himself to convincing people to resist Facebook's siren song. The bushy-bearded Columbia Law School professor and founder of the Software Freedom Law Center is a central figure in the new book "More Awesome Than Money," by Jim Dwyer of the New York Times. It's the story of how four New York University students who, filled with the […]
Official Author WebsiteOrder the book HERE Read Fantasy Book Critic's Review of “The Lovers” Read Fantasy Book Critic's Review of “The Whisperers” Read Fantasy Book Critic's Review of “The Burning Soul” Read Fantasy Book Critic's Review...Show More Summary
Charles Champlin wore a lot of hats on the Los Angeles arts and entertainment journalism scene: LA Times arts editor, film critic, book critic, columnist, author, host of TV programs and more.
Texts from Jane Eyre as a new form of literary criticism, whether to finish every book you start, strong opinions on book lists and more.
Ok, everyone. I realize I have been out of the loop for a while. I have been trying to finish a book. And I had an unexpected family emergency to deal with. But Mom's home now. Time to shape up.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio has a book out in January, timed, it seems, for a possible 2016 presidential run. …followed by a book tour that comes at a critical time for him as he weighs a presidential run,” the Tampa Bay Times reports. American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone is listed on Amazon with a [...]
Welcome to The Awl. We are currently looking for submissions in the categories of: Architecture; urbanism (but not the dull, aggravating kind); interesting pieces or works of criticism about movies, books, television, or music that are not simply reviews or recaps or RED HOT TAKES; observed non-fiction; offbeat works about fashion and style; stories about […]
Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) has a simple response to those who accuse him of always advocating for war: Tell me when I've been wrong. During a WNYC radio interview promoting his new book, "Thirteen Soldiers," on Tuesday, McCain was pressed by a caller on his hawkish foreign policy views. Show More Summary
Novels can be acts of self-interrogation, with writers using the fictional space to plumb questions of their own identities. (In fact, some critics argue that every novel is such an act.) It’s hard not to see Ha Jin’s latest book, A Map Of Betrayal, in this light. Show More Summary
Official Author WebsiteRead Fantasy Book Critic's review of The Heresy Within by Rob J. HayesLast year Rob J. Hayes absolutely exploded on to readers with his excellent debut, grimdark trilogy. He’s now being re-published and it's our...Show More Summary
From the November 7 edition of MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes: Previously: After Criticizing Journalists Who Are Too Close To Politicians, Sharyl Attkisson Parties With Darrell Issa Sharyl Attkisson Begins Stonewalled Book Tour On Fox News, Brings Claim Of Liberal Bias Stonewalled: Sharyl Attkisson's Failed Attempt To Rehabilitate Her Bogus Reporting
Pro-choice author, Katha Pollitt joined Politics and Prose to promote her new book, PRO. Pollitt believes that there is no bad reason for an abortion. She has rightly claimed that most abortions are for convenience and makes no apologies for supporting this. In addition, Pollitt has said that abortion is more moral than the decision […]
"The Great Gatsby" is one of the great American novels. Why? NPR book critic Maureen Corrigan explores this in her new book, "And We Read On." [ more › ]
Sharyl Attkisson was toasted by Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) at a party last night promoting her new book. The former CBS News reporter has previously criticized other reporters for being too cozy with those theyShow More Summary
Kätlin Kaldmaa is an Estonian poet, writer, translator and literary critic. She has published four collections of poetry, two books for children, an autobiographical work of non-fiction, and a novel. She has translated over 40 booksShow More Summary