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Lawsuit Over Banned Memoir Asks China to Explain Censorship

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The book by Li Rui, a retired party official, has been ensnared in China’s increasingly aggressive effort to intercept critical publications being carried into the country.

6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Bought My First Home

Trulia shares helpful tips for what to avoid when purchasing your first home. New homebuyers make every mistake in the book - I even made a few myself when I bought my first home. These critical missteps usually happen when buyers are...Show More Summary

Judith Miller did her job badly, sexism or not

To the editor: The Judith Miller "no apologies" book tour is playing up sexism, apparently because her disinformation campaign against her critics has had little success so far, and blaming her faulty reporting before the Iraq war on her "sources." ("Judith Miller: Sexism hindered, and helped,...

Could ‘Clinton Cash’ Coverage Help Hillary?

The book won’t hit bookstores until May 5, but already it’s being mined for material–and attacked by critics. Heavy coverage of the Peter Schweizer‘s “Clinton Cash,” has included a story today in The New York Times and an hour-long special...Show More Summary

Ta-Nehisi Coates blasts Hollywood’s fixation on white male superheroes: “It’s deeply sad”

The prolific critic spoke with New York Magazine's Abraham Riesman about comic books and the outsider experience

Clinton Campaign Leans On Liberal Groups to Mount Attack on Critical Book

A memo circulated by the Clinton campaign relies heavily on liberal media reports

‘Daredevil’ Renewed For Second Season

Daredevil, the hit TV show based on the comic book of the same name, has been renewed for a second season, which is scheduled to be released at some point next year, according to reports. The second season of the critically and commercially acclaimed show, however, comes with a surprising announcement; Steven S. Show More Summary

Books of The Times: Colm Toibin on Elizabeth Bishop: A Different Kind of Literary Tango

The novelist and critic offers a deeply personal study of a poet who was one of his major literary influences.

John Travolta to Scientology critics: 'Read a book'

It's been a tough few weeks for Scientology. It was the subject of Alex Gibney's critical documentary "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief," which premiered on HBO last month. Now one of the religion's most famous members is hitting back. John Travolta  said Monday that critics of...

New Book Questions Donations To Clinton Foundation

Donations to the Clinton Foundation has long been a source of concern to critics of the Clintons on both the left and right. A new book by a conservative author, but which is claimed to be well-sourced, is likley to create further problems for the Clinton campaign, especially in light of an unusual deal in [...]Show More Summary

Hillary Hack David Brock Criticizes Book He Hasn’t Read

What a pathetic, coke-addled buffoon. David Brock, one of Hillary Clinton’s most prominent defenders and founder of the liberal Media Matters, admitted on Tuesday that he has not read a new book on Clinton that he and his organization have … Continued

John Travolta Wants Critics to 'Read a Book,' Just Not Going Clear

You know how you learn things? You read books. But only good books! Books written by smart people who know what they’re talking about. Like, oh I don’t know, L. Ron Hubbard! Yeah, if you want to learn things, you should read books by L. Show More Summary

John Travolta to Scientology Critics: Go Read a Book!

One of the most famous Scientologists of them all has spoken out in defense of his religion. During an appearance today on Good Morning America, John Travolta was asked about the attacks against Scientology that have become prevalent...Show More Summary

John Travolta thinks Scientology skeptics should 'read a book,' preferably 'Dianetics'

"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" may have started a new wave of criticism for Scientology, but John Travolta thinks the cure for that is as simple as reading a book.The actor spoke out against Scientology critics while...Show More Summary

Charlie Hebdo Editor Criticizes “Islamophobia” in Posthumously-Published Book

On January 7, Stéphane Charbonnier and eleven others were assassinated when gunmen stormed the offices of Charlie Hebdo. Now, three months after the deadly attack that took his life, Charbonnier is getting the last word. In his posthumously-published...Show More Summary

Winners Announced For The Los Angeles Times 35th Annual Book Prize

6 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Los Angeles Times hosted its 35th Annual Book Prizes ceremony over the weekend. Book critic David L. Ulin hosted the event at at the University of Southern California’s Bovard Auditorium. Some of the presenters throughout the evening included Hope Larson, Aisha Saeed, and Matt Pearce. World’s End author T.C. Show More Summary

Festival of Books: Malcolm Gladwell discusses fame, writing and three strikes

Author and New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell sat down with Times' film critic Kenneth Turan at the inaugural Los Angeles Times Ideas Exchange on Sunday during the Festival of Books at USC.

David Zwirner announces publication of new Jan Schoonhoven book and launch at NYPL

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In the work of Dutch artist Jan Schoonhoven, wroteThe New York Times art critic Roberta Smith in 1999, ?clarity and purity reign.? Born in Delft in 1914 and regarded as one of the most important Dutch artists of the twentieth century...Show More Summary

Book Review: Three Mies Books

Last Is More: Mies, IBM, and the Transformation of Chicago by Robert Sharoff, photographs by William ZbarenImages Publishing, 2014Hardcover, 160 pagesMies by Detlef MertinsPhaidon, 2014Hardcover, 560 pagesMies van der Rohe: A Critical...Show More Summary

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