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UN chief Guterres in Saudi Arabia, pleads for renewed peace talks on Yemen

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the suffering of the Yemeni people "breaks my heart." The UN has brokered seven ceasefires between the …

Novel Explores A Time When A Woman Might Not Live To Meet Her Child

Katy Simpson Smith didn't have any trouble choosing a historical setting for her first novel. The American Revolution, she tells NPR's Audie Cornish, "was such a ripe moment for uncertainty: The various colonies are trying to figure out how they would make a nation of themselves, and families are …

Laura Ingalls Wilder memoir reveals truth behind Little House on the Prairie

From her images of the "great, dark trees of the Big Woods" to the endless grass of the prairies in the west, Laura Ingalls Wilder's depictions of frontier life for America's pioneers in her beloved "Little House" series of children's books have won her countless fans. Now the writer's …

Author Richard Matheson, 'I Am Legend' Writer, Dies At 87

Author Richard Matheson, whose injection of humanity into science-fiction tales engaged audience for more than five decades, has died. Matheson's work included <i>The Shrinking Man</i>, <i>I Am Legend</i>, and numerous other movie and TV scripts, including episodes of <i>The Twilight Zone</i>.<p>Matheson was 87. His death …

Daisy Goodwin

Daisy Goodwin, author of <i>The Fortune Hunter,</i> writes:<p>“To paraphrase L.P. Hartley’s famous formulation, it’s all too easy to dismiss the past as another …

10 fashion books your coffee table needs

CULTURE READ<p><b>With Veruschka's take on good life in Italy, to Todd Selby in fashion's place and Dior as seen by some of the biggest names in</b> …

Prince William talks about fatherhood in first official interview since Prince George's birth

The Duke of Cambridge has spoken of his first few days as a new father, describing his son as a "little bit of a rascal".<p>In his first official interview since the birth of Prince George on July 22, Prince William described the 'high' that he and his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge experienced on …

Happy Birthday, Prince George! The Funniest Pictures From His First Year

Can you believe it's been a whole year since a woman gave birth to a baby?<p>Yes, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge is celebrating his first …

Prince George's Birthday Heralds Rebirth of Britain's Monarchy

LONDON -- When chubby-cheeked Prince George blows out his birthday candles on Tuesday, Britain will be celebrating a whole lot more than the future king’s first year of royalty.<p>Since the swaddled infant was first thrust into public eye and carried out of London's St. Mary’s Hospital, he’s attained …

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How Britain's Prince George Is Ruling The Children's Luxury Market

On the eve of his first birthday, Britain’s Prince George reigns supreme as the world’s most influential toddler.<p>The royal wedding between the former Kate Middleton (it’s Catherine now, thank you very much) and Prince William reignited worldwide interest in the royal family to a level not seen …

Prince George Hangs Out at the Natural History Museum With Will and Kate

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Why Readers, Scientifically, Are The Best People To Fall In Love With

Ever finished a book? I mean, truly finished one? Cover to cover. Closed the spine with that slow awakening that comes with reentering …

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Fall 2014 Books Preview: The PW Announcements Issue

<i>Publishers Weekly</i> editors have gathered over 1,000 adult titles across 18 major categories that we are expecting will be the stars of the very busy …

Harry’s still Potter-ing around, but Hermione is my true hero

The Great Debate<p>« Previous Post<p>To keep kids from our borders, fix things farther south<p>Next Post »<p>Why America can’t disown the children at our border<p>3 comments<p>We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is …

10 vintage library infographics from the 30s and 40s (pictures)

Published on Jun 13, 2014<p>197<p>Libraries are doing extremely well in using infographics to promote their services to communities, and reading in general.<p>…

Zadie Smith: What It Means to Be Addicted to Reading

Quite often I am asked to recommend, as a practice, the habit of "reading." I like to do this, though I always feel a little phony. To recommend …

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Amazon's Kindle Unlimited service is the digital library we've always wanted (updated) - ExtremeTech

Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited service is the digital library we’ve always wanted (updated)<p>By on July 18, 2014 at 11:39 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

10 book websites in the early days of the internet

Published on May 30, 2014<p>79<p><b>Thanks to The Internet Archive you can see popular book websites as they were in the beginnings of the web.</b><p>Internet is not …

Amazon's new Kindle Unlimited subscription plan for Kindle and Audible books. UPDATED.

I just saw this. Today, Amazon announced the launch of a new Kindle program - <b>Kindle Unlimited</b> -- a new subscription service which allows customers to …

Amazon Makes Kindle Unlimited Official

Kindle Unlimited, a new subscription service from Amazon allowing customers unfettered access to e-books and audiobooks, has officially launched. …

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JK Rowling says crime thriller series will run longer than Harry Potter

JK Rowling has said she plans to pen many more crime thrillers, and to create a series that will run for even longer than her seven hugely successful Harry Potter books, which over a decade have proved to be one of the bestselling book series in history.<p>The novelist, who has written two whodunnits …

How to Create a Ridiculously Interesting Magazine (In Four Steps or Maybe Less)

MagMaker / July 16, 2014<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re writing a blog, sharing photos, posting social updates, or curating a magazine on Flipboard: if …

PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 14, 2014

<i>First published in Publishers Weekly:</i><p>This week, growing up with Harper Lee, saving an American town, and an unstable nanny.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Best New Books Out This Week<p>Copyright (c) 2014 PWxyz, LLC, Publishers Weekly. Used by permission.

Celebrating public libraries - Blog Post

Recent Blog Posts<p>Adult series from Sarah J. Maas coming in 2019<p>Internationally bestselling author Sarah J. Maas has a truly epic following, with her …

The 16 Richest Authors In The World

Tom Clancy, the American author behind 17 No. 1 New York Times best-sellers, died Tuesday night at age 66.<p>Clancy was celebrated for his technically detailed books on espionage and military science. His works "The Hunt for Red October," "Patriot Games," "Clear and Present Danger," and "The Sum of …