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16 Must-Read Books for Summer 2016
If you're looking for the perfect book to take with you on vacation this summer, look no further. We've rounded up the hottest books for summer, from the Charles Manson -inspired novel "The Girls" to the ultimate summer beach reads and page-turners from bestselling authors Terry McMillan, Emily
Retired Astronaut Scott Kelly Reveals Physical Setbacks From Time in Space
Scott Kelly , who recently returned to Earth after almost a year in space, plans to share more about the toll his time in orbit has taken on his body. “I lost bone mass, my muscles atrophied, and my blood redistributed itself in my body, which strained my heart,” he said in a news release about his
Book Excerpt: Robert Reich's 'Saving Capitalism'
Excerpted from Saving Capitalism by Robert B. Reich Copyright © 2015 by Robert B. Reich. Excerpted by permission of Knopf . All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. The Prevailing View: It usually occurs in a small
Excerpt: 'Duty' by Robert Gates
Excerpted from DUTY by Robert Gates. Copyright © 2014 by Robert Gates. Published in arrangement with Alfred A. Knopf, and imprint of The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Random House LLC. Author’s Note This is a book about my more than four and...
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Statement Concerning Lawrence Wright's Book, 'Going Clear'
The following is a statement from Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, the publisher of Lawrence Wright’s book, “Going Clear,” responding to the Church of Scientology statement. Wright spent several years researching and writing, GOING CLEAR. During that time he conducted over 250 interviews, the ...
Holiday Party Survival Tips for Guys From Pat Neely
Pat and Gina Neely, the starring husband and wife team of “Down Home with the Neelys” on the Food Network, decided to focus on where their love of food started — entertaining guests at home. Known for celebrating life’s smallest holidays and accomplishments, the two...
Julia Child’s ‘Mastering the Art of French Cooking’ Meets the iPad
Julia Child’s classic 752-page culinary bible, “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” was released today as an e-book. A necessity for professional and home cooks alike, Julia Child’s cookbook has been passed down from one generation to the next. (It’s a heavy book, I might...
WikiLeaks Book: Julian Assange Unauthorizes His Own Autobiography
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has a history of falling out with his confederates. He has turned on the newspapers who helped him leak U.S. government documents to the world, accusing them of ingratitude and cowardice. The colleagues with whom he started WikiLeaks, meanwhile, have soured on him
Stieg Larsson's Girlfriend Rages in Memoir
Swedish Public Opinion Might Turn Against Eva Gabrielsson in Six-Year Dispute With Larsson Family