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Bid on Second-Row Tickets to SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY for a Good Cause

Bruce Springsteen is making his Broadway with Springsteen on Broadway, a solo show at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street), running five …

Bruce Springsteen

50 Languages (for Android)

<b>Pros</b><p>High-quality content. Many languages included, both to learn and for the language of instruction. Free. No data collection; anonymous …

Language Learning

What makes a ‘blood brother?’: Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill’s unlikely friendship

When imagining Buffalo Bill, people might picture a showman riding horseback, handling a lasso.

Southern California

Rashad Jennings, Amber Tamblyn, Hari Nef And Chris Gethard Join The Cast Of Right Before I Go Benefit for Suicide Awareness

Producers announced today that NFL running back and ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" winner RASHAD JENNINGS, Amber Tamblyn, Hari Nef and Chris Gethard …

Entertainment

A Holiday Gift Guide for Hardcover Fans

An impressive selection of art books and oral histories for New Yorkers who love New York — anything to make holiday shopping for that difficult person a little easier. Here are some standouts.<p><b>For the New Yorker Who Loves Glossies</b><p>When New York magazine began in 1968, it was unique: a brash …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

A Daughter’s Tribute to Her Father and His Taste for Bordeaux

<b>THE WINE LOVER’S DAUGHTER</b> <b><br>A Memoir</b><br>By Anne Fadiman<br>272 pp. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $24.<p>The first time Anne Fadiman got drunk was not at a debauched frat party or a tawdry dive bar. She was 15 years old, touring France on a prep-school summer program, and out to lunch at La Pyramide, a “triple-<i>étoile</i> …

Books

The Making of the Movie Based on the Book About the Making of the Best Bad Movie Ever Made

This is where his dream died. “A bunch of times,” he said. On a clear early-October morning, Greg Sestero drove me around West Hollywood in a rented …

Long-form Journalism

Where the Republican Party Began

Marsh & Vannerson/Public DomainLincoln in 1860 and Stephen A. Douglas in 1859. It was in refuting Douglas that Lincoln awakened his own greatness. …

Liberal View

This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Nov. 19, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and …

Entertainment

The Top 10 Non-Fiction Books of 2017

IDEAS<p>Claire Howorth is an assistant managing editor at TIME<p>Political news dominated not only headlines in 2017, but the biggest, splashiest book …

Books

The Hague Aims for U.S. Soldiers

A ‘war crimes’ inquiry in Afghanistan shows the danger of the International Criminal Court.<p>By<p>John Bolton<p>For the first time since it began operating in 2002, the International Criminal Court has put the U.S. in its sights. On Nov. 3, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda initiated an investigation into …

International Relations

7 New Books We Recommend This Week

Politics plays the leading role in this week’s list of recommendations, starting with Joe Biden’s memoir about his son Beau’s death from brain cancer in 2015 — a revealing look at fulfilling the duties of the vice presidency while caring for, and then mourning, a child. Two new biographies …

Books

Simon & Schsuter's Vanity Press Launches NaNoWriMo Writing Contest to Exploit More Authors | The Digital Reader

Of all the major publishers, Simon & Schuster is uniquely exploitative. They had previously revived the <i>Star Trek Writing Contest</i> to use it as a …

Publishing

Picture Book Biographies

November is Picture Book Month, and it’s the perfect time to celebrate that books in picture book format are for everyone. The picture book …

Books

Best Books 2017 Publishers Weekly

Besieged<p>A.J. Tata (Kensington)<p>Tata, a retired brigadier general, combines distinctive characters and unconventional threats to thrilling effect in …

Books

Rights Report: Week of November 20, 2017

Jocelyn Davies at HarperTeen has acquired Edgar Award finalist <b>Elle Cosimano</b>'s YA fantasy, <i>When We Wake</i>, about a group of teens who, on the brink of …

Books

An Interview With James Howard Kunstler

James Howard Kunstler, a novelist and journalist active since the early 1980s, burst onto the scene in 1993 with <i>The Geography of Nowhere</i>, perhaps the …

Conservative View

First Look - Shemar Moore More Set for Covers of WATCH! MAGAZINE's Next Issue

Watch! magazine features fan-favorite CBS stars Shemar Moore, Jane Pauley and Michael Weatherly on the covers of its November/December issue. …

TV

Editors' Picks for November

Love the Editors’ Picks? Try our other newsletters.<p><b>The Cambridge handbook of the psychology of prejudice</b>, ed. by Chris G. Sibley and Fiona Kate …

Ludwig Wittgenstein

New & Noteworthy

<b>New this week:</b><p><b>SPACEPORT EARTH</b> By Joe Pappalardo. (Overlook Press, $28.95.) Private companies and rich people like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have taken over the exploration of space. Pappalardo explores this new sort of spacefaring at the outer reaches of business and technology. <b>HIGHBROW, LOWBROW,</b> …

Books

What kept Henry Fonda and James Stewart friends for 50 years?

Can an agnostic liberal Democrat find lifelong friendship with a churchgoing conservative Republican? Suspend for now the cynicism of your Facebook feed and consider the example of Henry Fonda (Democrat) and James Stewart (Republican), who held it together for a good half-century without …

Entertainment

Small indie publishers report booming sales

In a sector that has struggled elsewhere, figures for 60 of the smallest players in the UK industry show sales up 79% in the last year<p>Independent publishers have unleashed a boom in sales, according to new research. Latest figures from Inpress, which works with 60 of the smallest players in the …

Publishing

Anna Todd, Mega-Wattpad Star, Aims for 30 Territories Sold by June 1

The queen of serial-platform storytelling–whose ‘After’ series has racked up more than 1.5 billion reads–follows her Simon & Schuster contracts and …

Publishing

The best children’s books of 2017, perfect for gifts or your kid’s home library

I began reviewing children’s books more than 30 years ago because of book-greed – and a husband who said we couldn’t spend half of our budget on my …

Books

Children's Entertainment Company Pocket.Watch Shows How To Succeed In The Digital Age

It’s a hard job to build a successful venture. It’s even harder when that venture is in digital entertainment media, a space currently as tumultuous and competitive as any. But pocket.watch, a digital media startup focused exclusively on children’s entertainment that launched earlier this year, has …

Digital Age

5 new books you won't want to miss this week, starting with 'Why Bob Dylan Matters'

­<p>USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week.<p><b>1. Why Bob Dylan Matters</b> by Richard F. Thomas (Dey Street, non-fiction, on sale Nov. 21)<p><b>What it’s about:</b> A Harvard Classics professor who teaches a freshman seminar on Dylan explains why the folk musician deserved to win …

News (U.S.)

Hotwire's Million Dollar Sale: Book 5-Star Las Vegas Hotel Rooms for $50

During <b>Hotwire’s</b> “<b>Million Dollar Sale</b>,” travelers to <b>Las Vegas</b> can book <b>5-Star</b> hotel rooms for just <b>$50</b> per night!<p>This post is sponsored by Hotwire®.<p>The …

Hospitality

Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:<p>Nonfiction<p>1."Leonardo da Vinci," by Walter Isaacson …

Entertainment

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Ok, <i>Jane the Virgin</i> fans. We need to talk. Every Friday night is the best night because <i>Jane</i> is on. And as we all know, <i>Jane the Virgin</i> is the best. …

Books

FIRST LOOK: Discovery: Drastic Measures Novel Out in February

The <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> literary saga will continue in February with the release of <i>Star Trek: Discovery: Drastic Measures</i>. It's written by Dayton …

Star Trek