Editor's note: This is the twenty-fifth entry in the writer's year-long project to read one book about each of the U.S. Presidents in the year prior to Election Day 2016. You can also follow Marcus' progress at the @44in52 Twitter account...Show More Summary
BOOK IDEA! Free to any Brit author who wants to take it and run with it! In recent days, the British people have dominated headlines around the globe. And whether
The Harry Potter book series may have successfully transitioned to film in its entirety, but the franchise isn't going anywhere. Does this mean we might see Daniel Radcliffe back in the role that made him famous again one day?
Charles Russo is a San Francisco journalist and contributor to Fightland. His new book Striking Distance: Bruce Lee and the Dawn of Martial Arts in America chronicles the formative days of a young (pre-Hollywood) Bruce Lee as he navigates the heated martial arts proving ground of the San Francisco Bay Area in the early 1960s. Show More Summary
I’ve been writing about personal finance virtually every day for almost 10 years. During that time, I’ve tried countless personal finance and frugality strategies and read an absurd number of personal finance books and articles. After all of that, one might expect that I have some pretty complex strategies for managing my own finances. Show More Summary
With a second-place finish in its opening weekend to “Finding Dory,” a lower opening frame than the original did in 1996 dollars ($41 million vs. $50 million), and less critical support (34% on Rotten Tomatoes vs. 62% for he original), one has to consider Roland Emmerich’s “Independence Day: Resurgence” something of a disappointment. Show More Summary
To the editor: Killing an individual for no apparent reason except religious ideology or mental instability is, in my book, terrorism. (“858 killed: Not a day in April passed without a terror attack,” June 25) There are more than 7 billion people on the planet; greater than 300 million people live...
Up next in our coverage of Paris Fashion Week is yet another street style special, this time shot at the COMME des GARÇONS Trading Museum where Gosha Rubchinskiy held a book signing for his latest work, The Day of My Death. In attendance were a number of regulars on the scene, including A$AP Bari, while brands […]
New this week: A Hundred Thousand Words by Bob Proehl; Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner; The Sun in Your Eyes by Deborah Shapiro; The Bones of Grace by Tahmima Anam; The Swan Book by Alexis Wright; The Life of the World to Come by Dan...Show More Summary
I don’t read category romances these days, but they hold a special place in my heart. Back in the day, Mom and I would head out to Crown Books to stock up on the newest Loveswepts, Silhouettes, and Harlequins. She’d be curled up in the...Show More Summary
Serena Williams and Andy Murray will be in action for Wimbledon on Tuesday. With the first day of Wimbledon in the books and both Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza safely through to the second round, it's time for the men's second and women's first seeds to be in action. Show More Summary
I had a 21st-century moment the other day. A telephone book came through our mail slot in London and landed with a bang on the floor. It was a mere shadow of a real phone book - probably measuring no more than 1/2 inch in diameter -Show More Summary
Suggested by Shaker Alison Rose: "What book did you read as a child or young teen that you want to reread as an adult to see if you have a different understanding of or reaction to it?"
Todd Taylor referred to his 7-year-old daughter as "princess"; however, one day she revealed to him that she couldn't identify with such a nickname."I love it when you call me a princess but I know I am not really a real one," Morgan said, recalling a conversation she had with ... More »
Google Earth and Street View already combine to make the tool for stalking people since the phone book went out of print. With a brand-new set of imagery captured by the Landsat-8 satellite, Google has made the day of satellite imagery...Show More Summary
The first novel by longtime Drudge Retort user Soheifox is a free download on Amazon today, a special promotion that's for one day only. Taciturn Acquiescence (Dog and Spider Private Investigations Book 1) is described this way: "A child...Show More Summary
Ten days ago, my family and I embarked on a West Coast Book Tour to celebrate the release of The More of Less: Finding the Life You Want Under Everything You Own. Over the course of 17 days, we would visit five states, ten cities (from Phoenix, AZ to Victoria, BC), and meet thousands of people. […]
Adult coloring books are a thing, so what not turn iconic national park posters into a rainy day cabin pastime?
Over the weekend I happened upon a letter from some decades ago where Dorothy Day was encouraging a journalist to write about the remarkable Little Sisters of the Poor. As Mary Eberstadt puts it in her new book It’s Dangerous to Believe:...Show More Summary
So I have to apologize the past few weeks have been a little nuts. The weather gets nicer and all of a sudden people lose their damn minds and schedules book up weeks in advance and as you go from party to party you feel perpetually drunk and hungover and kind of dead. Show More Summary