Go to any zoo that boasts having a giant panda, and you’ll see their cute faces plastered on everything from T-shirts to key chains. But imagine going to the zoo and being welcomed with a banner featuring a big ol’…
By Victoria Fleischer
The winners of this year’s National Book Critics Circle awards, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in America, will be announced tonight at the New School in New York City.
In France, even though the price of books was fixed years ago to prevent price differentiation, some worry the country's thousands of bookstores may now be in jeopardy as more customers flock to online retailers, such as Amazon. The online…
By Kristin Miller
If you just watch the game, a conservative estimate of the running time of the Super Bowl is at least three and a half hours. Add in the pre-game and post-game analysis and the entire event could top six hours.
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By Anna Sillers
The first book that Facebook-founder Mark Zuckerberg has chosen for his bi-monthly book club, “The End of Power” by Moisés Naím, has already sold out on Amazon.
What did our favorite authors read this year? Jeffrey Brown asks novelist Ann Patchett and business writer Daniel Pink for their top recommendations of 2014, including a young adult novel written in verse and a book about humanity’s place in…
Ann Patchett, author of “This is the Story of a Happy Marriage” and Daniel Pink, author of “To Sell is Human,” sat down with Jeffrey Brown in Washington’s Politics and Prose bookstore to talk about the factors that make a…
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