Books

How to Write a Book: The Painful (Funny) Truth
How to Write a Book: The Painful (Funny) Truth

Nathan Bransford is an author as well as a former literary agent. Which means that he's been on… >>

Under $20 Guide: The Superman-Wonder Woman Lip-Lock
Under $20 Guide: The Superman-Wonder Woman Lip-Lock

As Entertainment Weekly first reported last week, Superman and Wonder Woman are set to bring new… >>

Encyclopedia Farmica: Read This, Don't Step in That
Encyclopedia Farmica: Read This, Don’t Step in That

For a dose of delight in the closing days of summer, I recommend  Barynard Confidential: An A to… >>

7 Websites For Book Lovers
7 Websites For Book Lovers

This past weekend, friends and I had a long conversation about our latest and greatest reads. I… >>

The Best Damn Book About Politics Ever
The Best Damn Book About Politics Ever

Every now and then a great writer finds his ideal subject. Herman Melville on whaling. F. Scott… >>

Top-Earning Authors? No Longer a Boys' Club
Top-Earning Authors? No Longer a Boys’ Club

I got into the wrong end of this business. Seriously. Publishing is made up of two groups, the… >>

The Best Worst Opening Lines Contest
The Best Worst Opening Lines Contest

It's how a book starts that sets its tone. Like: "Call me Ishmael." or "You don't know about me… >>

Books: The Latest Jeffrey Deaver
Books: The Latest Jeffrey Deaver

Best-selling author Jeffery Deaver (The Bone Collector and others) has come out with the latest… >>

Stuck on a Desert Island with the Best Books Ever
Stuck on a Desert Island with the Best Books Ever

Our staffers played the "desert island" game and came up with our single-favorite great books that… >>

H.P. Lovecraft's Horror Stories, for the Low Price of Free
H.P. Lovecraft’s Horror Stories, for the Low Price of Free

Beloved horror author H.P. Lovecraft wrote no fewer than 63 short stories between 1917 and 1935… >>