Books

In One Person
In One Person

John Irving, the literary provocateur who brought us The World According to Garp, returns with an… >>

I Hear You, Proust! Classic Lit in Your Headphones
I Hear You, Proust! Classic Lit in Your Headphones

Books on tape aren't exactly new, but as e-books become more and more popular, it seems that… >>

How Carrots Won the Trojan War
How Carrots Won the Trojan War

You might not realize it, but in historical terms, this is a golden age for vegetables. As Rupp… >>

Houses by the Sea
Houses by the Sea

Houses that hang over and butt up to every ocean—from Scandinavia to Europe to the shores of… >>

Holidays in Heck
Holidays in Heck

For more than 20 years, journalist P. J. O'Rourke was a foreign and war correspondent – or, as… >>

Healthy Cookbooks for the New Year, New You
Healthy Cookbooks for the New Year, New You

After a few weeks of eating, drinking, and being merry, I'm in the mood for something that's more… >>

Happy Birthday Raymond Chandler
Happy Birthday Raymond Chandler

I’m a big fan of mystery fiction. Police procedurals, detective stories, amateur sleuths… >>

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… >>

Guinness World Records 2012
Guinness World Records 2012

Biggest nose, longest legs, most piercings — and 2,500 other records, photographed for eternity. >>

Got a Novel? You Could Score $50,000
Got a Novel? You Could Score $50,000

Have you written a novel that's in search of a publisher? Whether your book has been sitting in a… >>

God's Hotel
God’s Hotel

As riveting as a good novel, this doctor’s account of her 20 years at Laguna Honda Hospital is a… >>

Ghost Lights
Ghost Lights

In this quirky, razor-sharp novel, an IRS bureaucrat suspects his wife is cheating with a… >>

Get Me A Rewrite!
Get Me A Rewrite!

The single biggest problem with the American Constitution is that it’s not particularly funny… >>

Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawai’i
Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawai’i

The iconic painter of (highly suggestive) flowers and of the American Southwest spent part of… >>

Fun Freebie: Stylish Snail Mail is a Hit
Fun Freebie: Stylish Snail Mail is a Hit

When's the last time you got a real, handwritten letter in the mail? Feeling nostalgic, artist Ivan… >>

From Harlem with Love: An Ivy Leaguer’s Inner-City Odyssey
From Harlem with Love: An Ivy Leaguer’s Inner-City Odyssey

A Harvard Law graduate, Joseph Holland headed for the desolation of 1980s Harlem, determined to… >>

Folks, This Ain't Normal
Folks, This Ain’t Normal

Think you’re a greenie because you tote reusable bags to the supermarket, recycle and compost?… >>

Fat, Drunk, and Stupid: The Inside Story Behind the Making of Animal House
Fat, Drunk, and Stupid: The Inside Story Behind the Making of Animal House

In this rollicking book, Animal House producer Matty Simmons details how tough it was getting… >>

Fall from Grace
Fall from Grace

Patterson’s back with another addictive page-turner. This time, the suspicious death of a… >>

Everyone But You
Everyone But You

In Everyone But You, Sandra Novack’s first collection of short stories (her novel, Precious… >>