Earth’s loss is heaven’s gain. Bestselling pastor Rick Warren won the Christian Book of the Year Award Tuesday night for his weight-loss book, “The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life,” written with doctors Daniel Amen and Mark Hyman. The Book of the Year award was presented, along with additional prizes in various categories, at the Evangelical […]
Probably not.In the last couple of days there was a big meeting at the Brookings Institution to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the publication of Arthur Okun's influential 1975 book, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Tradeoff, an idea that went into the textbooks and became a VSP de rigueur truism for quite some time. Show More Summary
Although Club Carlson just announced a massive devaluation to their program yesterday, I do give them credit with launching a new promotion on the same day to lessen the blog. For all stays booked during the month of May for travel in June and July, you can earn 5,000 bonus points. Show More Summary
Funny, tender, uplifting, and everything in between, here are 12 books - curated by our friends at BookSparks - that would make Mother's Day reading. From changing your smelly diapers to reading you bedtime stories to talking with you all night about boy problems - a mom does it all. Show More Summary
Because nobody is hanging out without her these days, Mindy Kaling has announced the release date of her second book, "Why Not Me?" Due out Sept. 9, it's currently available for preorder. According to her site, the memoir will be another...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Another day, another big material sale. Joe Ballarini has made a deal with Walden and Montecito Pictures for A Babysitter’s Guide To Monsters, a children’s book by Joe Ballarini, best known for writing My Little Pony. Ballarini will write the script. Show More Summary
If you were just going by what was on the covers when you grabbed your Free Comic Book Day titles on Saturday, you might have missed one of the best comics on the stands. I almost did --- as much as I've been enjoying IDW's Transformers...Show More Summary
Getting a blowout is standard operating procedure for many folks out there; yet the process of booking those appointments (not to mention the high cost of weekly blowouts) makes the experience relatively painful. But Vive, a company launching onstage today at Disrupt NY, is looking to simplify the blowout booking process. Show More Summary
In an interview released on the day of his Clinton Cash book launch, Peter Schweizer admitted he overreached in attacking Hillary Clinton's purported role in approving a Russian uranium deal. Schweizer is a Republican activist and consultant with a long history of errors and retractions. Show More Summary
Topic: Authors Book Reviews Librarians After a long day of answering questions and serving up information to the public (students, etc), a librarian could use a laugh. So pick up a copy of Roz Warren's OUR BODIES, OUR SHELVES: A COLLECTION...Show More Summary
Those of us who are regular comic readers adhere to a very particular calendar. New comics are released every Wednesday, San Diego Comic Con happens every summer, and Free Comic Book Day is the first Saturday in May.
Today’s Bookmonger podcast is with Bernard Cornwell, author of Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies, and Three Battles. The book comes just in time for the 200th anniversary of the big battle, and we discuss why WaterlooShow More Summary
Rick Smolan, creator of the Day in the Life series, has made a career out of turning complicated ideas into groundbreaking photography books. His latest book is more personal — and equally innovative. It’s a collection of photographs he made … Read more ›
What’s Happening — Cinco de Mayo Celebration at the National Press Club, 5:30 p.m. — Book Rap: Scott Simon “Unforgettable: A Son, A Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime” at the National Press Club, 6:30 p.m. Must-Read of the Day Politico...Show More Summary
What did you think of that new Avengers Movie? Did you celebrate New Comic Book Day?
WASHINGTON -- The bailing out of U.S. banks in the fall of 2008 represents one of the most controversial government interventions in modern history. Multiple books have been written about those harrowing days. Debates -- still without end -- were sparked over the structuring of the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program. Show More Summary
Gotta love how Club Carlson whacks you with a bat on hotel category program changes, then sweetens the blow on the same day with another crack at bonus points. Received this email today for Club Carlson elite members 5,000 points per stay for reservations booked in May for stays in June and July 2015. Show More Summary
May the Fourth be with you while you check out CSBG's massive collection of Star Wars-related comic book Easter eggs!
It's May Fourth, a day for all Star Wars lovers to rejoice in their favorite sci-fi franchise. You can buy almost any kind of Star Wars-related merchandise these days; below you'll find a few of our favorite items. And, of course, may the Fourth be with you. Show More Summary
In this feature, I share with you comic book “easter eggs.” An easter egg is a joke/visual gag/in-joke that a comic book creator (typically the artist) has hidden in the pages of the comic for readers to find (just like an easter egg). They range from the not-so-obscure to the really obscure. So come check […]