Award winning investigative journalist Scott Carney returns to discuss his new book ‘What Doesn’t Kill Us’ and his training in the Wim Hof method. Carney examines Hof’s remarkable ability to control his body temperature in extreme cold and how his unique training has forced modern science to rethink...
The 2017 Edgar Award nominees have been announced. If you're a regular reader of our editors' recommendations, you'll have seen many of these books mentioned in 2016. Here are the Edgar nominees in key categories:
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded an order to supply DP World's flagship terminal, Jebel Ali Port in Dubai, with the new generation empty container handlers. The order for 13 units has been booked into Cargotec's 2016 fourth quarter order intake.
After winning a record 10 Emmy Awards for American Crime Story's first-season storyline based on the book The Run of His Life: The People vs. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin, the producers are planning to base an upcoming season of the...Show More Summary
Illustrations by Wayne Anderson, from the book “The Flight of Dragons” written by Peter Dickinson, published in 1979. Wayne Anderson is an award winning British Illustrator. He has worked on a variety of projects but is best known for his Fantasy and Children’s Books.
NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE COMIC BOOK STORE! Call for Nominations for the 2017 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Nominate your favorite comic book store for the industry's most prestigious honor: the Will Eisner Spirt of Comics Retailer Award! The deadline for nominations is April 7, 2017. Read more
The PEN/Jean Stein Book Award–with a tremendous $75,000 purse–has announced its 2017 finalists, and among them is Tyehimba Jess’s Olio (Wave Books)! The new PEN/Jean Stein Book Award is an annual award which recognizes a book-length work of any genre for its originality, merit, and impact. This literary honor will be conferred on a book […]
Nobody likes paying fees for award ticket changes – especially 2 of them back-to-back, but in a case like mine, it definitely makes sense. The Situation Last March, my spouse and I booked a one-way award ticket to Amman, Jordan to experience Turkish Airlines business class (still haven’t done) using 82,500 Aeroplan miles per ticket. Show More Summary
I'm a big fan of Korean Air, and in particular of the fact that they're a Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer partner. Korean Air SkyPass makes it easy to book award tickets in Korean Air first class, which is probably the best value and...Show More Summary
The 2017 People's Choice Awards are in the books. And those books will forever tell us that Johnny Depp, Ellen DeGeneres and Grey's Anatomy were among the major winners. But forget who took home the trophies. Which stars were involved in the moments that truly stood out from the show? Let's find out! 1. Show More Summary
Click image for 700 x 570 size. Illustrations by Wayne Anderson, from the book “The Flight of Dragons” written by Peter Dickinson, published in 1979. Wayne Anderson is an award winning British Illustrator. He has worked on a variety of projects but is best known for his Fantasy and Children’s Books. Wayne Anderson, “The Flight of Dragons” 1979.
They've announced the finalists for the 2017 PEN America Literary Awards -- and there are a whole lot of categories. There's some good money on offer too -- the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award pays out US$75,000, which is many times over what...Show More Summary
Last week I wrote that Hilton eliminated 'AXON awards' December 31 without notice. These are discounted awards for four night stays in category 5 through 10 hotels which could be booked over the phone by American Express co-brand cardholders. I spoke with Hilton HHonors Vice President Aaron Glick this afternoon. Show More Summary
Here are some award tips and tricks to booking a Korean Air stopover online - 25,000 miles to Hawaii is just about HALF of what the legacy carriers charge!
In March, Lisa Lucas will complete her first year as executive director of the National Book Foundation (NBF). Lucas took the reins of the nonprofit, which oversees the 67-year-old National Book Awards (NBA), when Harold Augenbraum stepped down. Show More Summary
Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith are among the nominees
The National Book Critics Circle has announced their finalists for their 2016 awards. The announcement was made on Tuesday, January 17, and revealed the 30 finalists in six categories- autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Show More Summary
The finalists for the (American) National Book Critics Circle Awards have been announced. There are quite a few categories -- fiction, 'general nonfiction', biography, autobiography, criticism, and poetry -- but I'm afraid that noneShow More Summary
National Book Critics Circle has announced their 30 finalists in six categories–autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry–for the outstanding books of 2016. The awards will be presented on March 16, 2017, in New York City. The finalists! In poetry! Are! POETRY Ishion Hutchinson, House of Lords and Commons (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux) Tyehimba Jess, […]
The finalists have been announced for this year’s National Book Critics Circle Awards. In the nonfiction category, last year’s National Book Award winner, Ibram X. Kendi, is recognized alongside Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen, and the fiction section is filled out with literary stars like Zadie Smith, Michael Chabon, ... More »