RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Book

A collection of news and information related to Book published by this site and its partners.

Top Book Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • A playful, positive book by Twitter founder Biz Stone

    Biz Stone is the other Twitter founder. Not the one who first came up with the idea, not the one with the original investment, but the founder famous for donning a nutty professor costume to introduce the messaging platform to the world in a comic...
  • Madonna to film Rebecca Walker's 'Ade: A Love Story'

    A bisexual, biracial Yale grad goes to Africa and falls in love with a Kenyan Muslim. That's the premise of "Ade: A Love Story," the novel by Rebecca Walker that Madonna plans to make into a film. Deadline reports that Madonna plans to direct and has...
  • Madonna Directing Adapatation of Rebecca Walker Romancer 'Ade'

    Madonna is returning to the director's chair and is attached to direct "Ade," based on the Rebecca Walker novel "Ade: A Love Story." Bruce Cohen ("Silver Linings Playbook," "Milk") is producing under his Bruce Cohen Prods. banner with Jessica Leventhal,...
  • 'Dork Diaries' Becomes a Movie with 'Twilight' Producer

    Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment has acquired movie rights to Rachel Renee Russell's young teen book series "Dork Diaries." "Twilight" producer Karen Rosenfelt is in negotiations to produce at her Sunswept Entertainment banner. The book follows eighth...
  • Review: Dad's in charge in the funny, smart 'Surviving Jack'

    Review: Dad's in charge in the funny, smart 'Surviving Jack'
    There is something both touching and irritating about Justin Halpern's dogged determination to build a career out of his father's matter-of-fact insights and profane lyricism. Halpern, you will remember, was one of the first to prove that Twitter...
  • In the Pipeline: Young ambassador in her own right

    In the Pipeline: Young ambassador in her own right
    In honor of its Sister City program with Anjo, Japan, Huntington Beach is hosting a Japanese Cultural Festival on Saturday with all kinds of exotic foods and free family fun. Huntington Beach High School junior Natalie Anzivino came up with the idea for...
  • Immigration enforcement gone rogue in 'Border Patrol Nation'

    In his scathing and deeply reported examination of the U.S. Border Patrol, Todd Miller argues that the agency has gone rogue since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trampling on the dignity and rights of the undocumented with military-style tactics....
  • Louis Bayard's 'Roosevelt's Beast' is a diverting expedition

    Louis Bayard's 'Roosevelt's Beast' is a diverting expedition
    As even the most casual student of American history knows, Theodore Roosevelt was a larger-than-life figure. Besides being our 26th president, he was an outdoorsman, an explorer, a historian and a war hero. T.R.'s adventures on the campaign trail, the...
  • Life throws a few curves in Michelle Huneven's 'Off Course'

    Life throws a few curves in Michelle Huneven's 'Off Course'
    Call it the Big Swerve: That point in one's adult life where decisions about the future — marriage, career, kids, mortgage payments — have to be reckoned with. It creeps up on us with little warning. Tramping our merry way through the...
  • Getting a read on the city with Edward W. Soja's 'My Los Angeles'

    When people say that Los Angeles is hard to read, as they often do, they're usually not talking about books. They're talking about the city itself or rather the megalopolis, made up of dozens of cities. It is this sprawling, tangled, confusing,...
  • Matt Taibbi rips into America's growing income gap in 'The Divide'

    Matt Taibbi begins his sixth book, "The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap," with a simple formulation: "Poverty goes up; Crime goes down; Prison population doubles." It's a snapshot, a way to represent what Taibbi sees as the...