- Essay: When Good Writers Turn Bad in Bed
Wall Street Journal: Books, Saturday - 11/22/2014 - 12:47 AM
The Bad Sex in Fiction Award highlights the absurd, incoherent and unintentionally comic.
- Should Your Firm Automatically Delete Emails You Get on Vacation?
Wall Street Journal: Books, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 08:47 PM
Dan Ariely answers reader questions on overflowing inboxes and overspending on Black Friday.
- Atticus Lish’s Long Route to 'Preparation for the Next Life'
New York Times: Books, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 02:53 PM
Atticus Lish, author of the well-received novel “Preparation for the Next Life,” took a circuitous path to his career.
- Book review: ‘Deep Dark Down,’ by Héctor Tobar
Washington Post, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 02:47 AM
Miners have a rule: Nobody walks anywhere alone. A slab of rock can peel off suddenly and imprison a man for days. Or a miner can step, without the warning of a shadow, into a fatal crevasse. The buddy system is an expression of the profession’s perils and, ironically, also the limits of its safety: What happens when every man’s life is in danger?
- Love and Lust recs: 'The Christmas Ranch' and 'Sleigh Ride'
USA Today: Books, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 12:06 AM
HEA contributor Becky Condit recs Christmas romances by RaeAnne Thayne and Heidi Cullinan.
- 'NCIS' season 12: Donna Kauffman recaps episode 8
USA Today: Books, Thursday - 11/20/2014 - 12:47 AM
HEA contributor and bestselling author Donna Kauffman recaps last night's NCIS.
- Our keeper books: 'On Writing,' 'If Only in My Dreams' and 'It Had to Be You'
USA Today: Books, Wednesday - 11/19/2014 - 10:47 PM
Kathleen Bittner Roth, Sierra Donovan Lynn LaFleur share books that are on their keeper shelves.
- 'Redeployment' wins big at National Book Awards
USA Today: Books, Wednesday - 11/19/2014 - 10:29 PM
Fiction about the Iraq War and non-fiction about China won the top prizes.
- Alice Lee, sister of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ author Harper Lee, dies at 103
Washington Post, Wednesday - 11/19/2014 - 06:47 PM
Alice Lee, an Alabama lawyer who was a confidante, housemate and gatekeeper for her sister Harper Lee, the elusive author of the classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” died Nov. 17 at a nursing home in Monroeville, Ala. She was 103. Read full article >>
- Book review: ‘Mermaids in Paradise,’ by Lydia Millet
Washington Post, Wednesday - 11/19/2014 - 04:47 PM
Chip and Deb have flown from their home in California to a ritzy Caribbean resort in the British Virgin Islands for their honeymoon. They are young, given to extreme sports (Chip) and drunk-dialing their girlfriends (Deb), and never shy of a glib thought. After meeting an older male tourist who broaches the peculiar topic of “toe-genital intimacy” with her, Deb lies awake in her newlywed bed wondering, “Are my toes sluts?
- Brooke Shields on future fame for her kids
USA Today: Books, Tuesday - 11/18/2014 - 02:47 PM
The actress has two daughters, Rowan, 11, and Grier, 8, with husband Chris Henchy.
- Brooke Shields talks about her new memoir
USA Today: Books, Tuesday - 11/18/2014 - 12:47 PM
USA TODAY's Jocelyn McClurg sits with actress and author Brooke Shields to chat about her new memoir. "There Was a Little Girl."
- Must-read romances: 'Heart Hunter,' 'His Golden Heart,' 'Up to Date'
USA Today: Books, Monday - 11/17/2014 - 08:47 PM
Michelle Monkou recs reads by Marcia King-Gamble, Susan Hatler and Sophia Knightly.