An ongoing epic journey through the Mongol invasion of Europe, as seen only on your computer, tablet, or phone.
Stewart and Colbert highlight books that are either new and relevant to the news of the day or just plain fascinating in some way. The short, humorous conversations key in on the most interesting elements of the books, and the authors usually have just enough time to make their case and whet my appetite for more.
A review of Kip Fulbeck's latest photo book, Mixed: Portraits of Multiracial Kids, and Spork, a picture book about being biracial with a discouraging message.
James Frey is hunting for victims in MFA programs, filling the eyes of writers hungry for publication with false visions of Hollywood and big checks.
As for the bookstore, I see it going the way of the record store sometime in the next decade or two: boutique and antique shops catering to collectors and enthusiasts. The era of the big box book store will end.
Dystopias are the hot, newish trend in the teen world; they've become so popular they're bumping vampires down a few notches in the bestseller lists. But are they just a passing fad?
Author Laurie Halse Anderson talks about Speak, Wesley Scroggins and Banned Books Week, and the importance of talking about sexual assault with our kids.
Rumors about casting Katniss, the olive-skinned, grey-eyed heroine of the YA sensation The Hunger Games have been flying around the interwebs and one name, Chloe Moretz, keeps popping up. There’s just one problem: Moretz is fair, blonde, and has green eyes.
Celebrate Banned Books Week by speaking out: tell Wesley Scroggins that Laurie Halse Anderson's 'Speak' is not pornography.
The characters throughout are, for the most part, miserable, with the gay characters the most miserable of all.