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The Book Ban Club Still Lives

Seymour Hersh was 49 years old, a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and just about every other major award in journalism. He had written four books -- one a best-seller -- and hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles. Along with Bob Woodward, he was the most famous investigative reporter in America. …

12 Movies That Are Just As Good As The Books They're Based On

There are dozens of book adaptations coming out this fall, both promising and ridiculous ("12 Years a Slave" and "Adore," respectively. How could they do that to Doris Lessing?).<p>Book lovers may be wary of heading to the theatre unless they've already at least thumbed through the original work, but …

The Rise of the New Book

People are freaking out over the book business lately. Kids don't like reading and all that -- it's allegedly dragging down the overall intelligence of the planet. I disagree on numerous accounts. Firstly, the intelligence of the planet is not being dragged down by the shift from books into video …

How to Find a Book in the Future

When I went to school at ASU, finding books wasn't difficult. I went to Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona. I rode there on my bike, spent a few hours and then rode home with a backpack full of books. When I moved to Los Angeles, I found books at Sisterhood Bookstore, all three Duttons and …

Can a Book End Addiction for Good?

At first glance, <i>Ending Addiction For Good: The Groundbreaking, Holistic, Evidence-Based Way to Transform Your Life</i>, by Cliffside Treatment Center founder and CEO Richard Taite and Cliffside's addiction researcher, Dr. Constance Scharff, didn't look like a book that I'd get behind. The authors don't …