Allen Iverson, the controversial All-Star who came from nothing, lived a life of luxury during his playing days. But it wouldn't last.
The former Thought Catalog star tells Salon about his new book, "I'm Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves"
In April 2012, Foreign Policy magazine published a cover story written by Mona Eltahawy, an Egyptian-born, U.K.-raised, American-naturalized journalist, titled "Why Do They Hate Us?" The essay described her experience near Cairo's now-infamous...Show More Summary
From personal feuds to fruitless quests to overhaul quantum theory, the two physics legends fought hard to maintain their fame, argues a new book
A NEW book - The Magic of Watercolour Flowers by Paul Riley I'm a huge fan of all artists who paint flowers - and they certainly don't have to be strictly botanical! A very long time ago one of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
A review of James Palfrey's new book 'BiblioTech,' and the culturally critical role libraries play. If you were airdropped, blindfolded, into a strange town and given nothing but a bus ticket, to where would you ride that bus? You might be surprised to learn that there’s only one good answer, and that’s the public library. Show More Summary
My new book, Stranger Things Happen, is complete and for sale now on Amazon. But that doesn't mean stranger things don't keep happening when lives collide l ike in the video above, on a city's new path forward! eclectic food-for-thought for a changing world
An excerpt from an upcoming book on the rise and collapse of Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry suggests that while the company -- then known as RIM -- had some appreciation for 2007's first-generation iPhone, it did not see the device as a threat given RIM's core customers.
Before you see the hotly-anticipated new Brad Bird film…find out what happened before in a new book mixing prose and comics.
Known as the “tornado alley of tornado alley,” Moore, Okla., has been hit by six major tornadoes since 1998. In an adaptation from her new book, “The Mercy of the Sky,” Yahoo News correspondent Holly Bailey writes about the emotional toll on her hometown as it waits for the next big storm.
New books by Sarah Manguso, Edward Mendelson, Donald Hall, Mohsin Hamid and Ander Monson.
As we go into the weekend, a nice collection of new books and ARCs for you to peruse and to consider for your own collections. What looks interesting to you? You have a whole comment thread in which to opine!
Over the past several years, BlackBerry has gone from one of the top smartphone manufacturers to a company that's struggling to stay afloat in an increasingly competitive market. BlackBerry is hemorrhaging subscribers and losing revenue...Show More Summary
BLANK In his new book, subtitled “The West’s War Against the World,” international trade expert Yash Tandon challenges the notion that free trade helps countries develop. Instead, he finds, it often fosters poverty and violence.
Alan Riding discusses two new books about Shakespeare, and Michelle Orange talks about five new essay collections.
“Losing the Signal,” a new book, tells the inside story of Research In Motion’s efforts to take on Apple’s game-changing iPhone. Read an excerpt.
Maggie Nelson’s new book The Argonauts (Graywolf Press) made me feel many things while reading, but nothing more often than giddy. So many kinds of joyfully awed, for so many reasons. I have joked to friends that I cannot distinguish between loving The Argonauts because it is good and loving it because it is the […]
NOUR, photographer Céline Stella’s new book, looks at the lights in the country’s design, architecture, vehicles and life.
We spoke to Chuck Palahniuk about his new book of short stories, cruise ships, and more. [ more › ]
Rumors have been buzzing that actors Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak plan to collaborate on a new book together. According to Jezebel, they will earn $7.5 million for this project. Kaling and Novak (pictured, via) both starred in the American version of The Office T.V. Show More Summary