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Google sells Frommer's guides back to Arthur Frommer

Arthur Frommer

Arthur Frommer, the avuncular, erudite travel icon who 57 years ago inspired a generation of cost-conscious Americans to pack their bags with Europe on 5 Dollars a Day, is taking back control of his travel guidebook brand from Google and intends to resume publishing Frommer guidebooks.


Book Buzz: Give the gift of books this holiday season

Take a look at today's top book and publishing news... Find a beautiful coffee-table book for anyone on your list with USA TODAY's Jocelyn McClurg's guide, from Monumental Venice to Rolling Stones 50. And for the aspiring cooks in your life, check out Carol Memmott's cookbook suggestions and read a recipe from each of the books. And cozy up with Bob Minzesheimer's holiday picture book picks for young readers.


Gift Guide: USA TODAY's top holiday picks

USA TODAY reporters offers a few suggestions.


Pull off Thanksgiving with less stress


No matter how much you plan ahead, feeding your extended family--bottomless teenage nephews, out-of-town uncles, and wild munchkins included--is going to be a massive undertaking.


Election Night eats at home: A guide

Even with the nail-biter of a TV-watching evening that this Election Night is shaping up to be, one thing is certain: You’ve got to eat something — at least to keep up your strength for flipping from Wolf Blitzer to Judy Woodruff to Chris Matthews, and, of course, to all that The Washington Post will offer online.


Holiday Shopping Savings Tips

I know you don’t want to hear this, but Christmas is less than 75 days away. It will be here in a blink of any eye. Right now is a great time to sit down to create a plan for your holiday gift shopping without accumulating a pile of debt.


Your A to Z guide to March Madness

March Madness

This is the time of the year when everyone can channel their inner Dick Vitale. Just make sure not to startle your co-workers if you start yelling, "Awesome, baby!" Everyone in the entire country, starting on Selection Sunday when the NCAA Tournament brackets are revealed, becomes a college basketball expert. From President Obama to that annoying woman in accounting who lets her corgie make the picks (and still somehow wins the office pool), we're all about to pretend we know more about Cinderella than the prince himself.


MAP: The Ultimate Nerd Guide To New York City

MAP: The Ultimate Nerd Guide To New York City

Here's a guide to New York City that's actually useful for once. Leave the boring old Empire State Building to the sad tourists who don't know where to find Spiderman's house.


How Men Can Be Better Mentors to Women

If you're a man who wants to mentor a woman, you're going to have to make some allowances for how women work.


How to write to your kids

Let’s say you’re ready to make the big leap. You’re going to record your personal family history for your kids. Good for you. Still, you might be asking yourself some questions: Where should I start? How do I say what I want to say? And so on, into infinity and beyond.


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