Emma Hoffman

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Eleanor and Park, Another Beloved Y.A. Book, to Get a Movie Adaptation

Last week we wrote a wishlist of “realistic” Y.A. books we wanted to see turned into movies, so forgive our yelps of glee at the news that our number one pick, Rainbow Rowell’s fantastic <i>Eleanor and Park</i>, has just been optioned by DreamWorks. The every day love story of awkward Eleanor and her …

Books

3 Books That Can Teach You To Think Like A Leader

Where do I get many of these ideas? By reading books written by people who are smarter than me.<p>Because of that, I love to share some of the better books I've been reading — and get suggestions from you, of course!<p>And with that said, here's what I've been reading recently:<p>by Nir Eyal<p>Nir Eyal is a …

Self-improvement

My Favorite YA Books Of 2013

What a year this has been for us here in Young Adult Education. By us, of course, I mean me and you, the reader. It’s not like there’s a team of …

3 Books to Help You Form Better Habits, Be More Creative and Think Like a Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Each week, I try to write useful articles on topics like psychology and habit formation, medicine and health, and science and entrepreneurship. Where do I get many of these ideas? By reading books written by people who are smarter than me.<p>…

Self-improvement

Bake the Book: Chocolate and Passion Fruit Pots de Crème with Lychees and Candied Ginger

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>A hallmark of the desserts found in <b>Frenchie</b> is that they are more than the sum of their parts. Marchand could have stopped at the pots de creme and ginger, or served fresh lychees in passion fruit caramel. But his choice to combine …

Library Sets Up World's Longest Book Domino Maze

To celebrate the start of its 2013 Summer Reading Program, the Seattle Public Library set up and knocked down this domino maze consisting of 2,131 …

A book too far

Karen Dawisha is a distinguished Russia expert, who for the past few years has been working on a book about the origins of modern Russian corruption, …

Serious Reads: Four Food Books We're Loving

My Usual Table, by Colman Andrews<p>Colman Andrews' esteemed career includes co-founding and editing <i>Saveur</i> magazine, writing a longtime restaurant column for <i>Gourmet</i>, and co-founding the Daily Meal. His new memoir, <i>My Usual Table: A Life in Restaurants</i>, shares the important chapters of his life through …

Game of Thrones: how does the TV series compare to the books?

The Game of Thrones TV series so far covers approximately 1,980 pages of George R.R Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series. How does it compare to other famous page-to-screen adaptations?<p><b>*This piece contains mild spoilers for the third season of Game of Thrones*</b><p>Monday night sees the return of HBO’s …

Reminder: Pick Up a Damn Book Every Once in a While

There is only one antidote for what computers are doing to our brains<p>Remember long summer days spent with a favorite book outside? Or getting to the last few pages of a novel and experiencing an amazing feeling of leared knowledge, but above all, closure? Well, to hell in a handbasket with all …

Love Stories

The Book Thief

• <b>Author:</b> Markus Zusak<p>The extraordinary #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.<p>It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier …