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  • The strange, true tale of the naked bookseller

    The strange, true tale of the naked bookseller
    In Quartzsite, Ariz., at the sprawling Reader's Oasis bookshop, readers can purchase their books from a man known as the naked bookseller. Also known as Paul Winer or Sweet Pie, the naked bookseller has been selling books for 24 years.
  • Chicago book news: Roger Reeves wins Whiting Award

    Chicago book news: Roger Reeves wins Whiting Award
    Roger Reeves, assistant professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was recently named a recipient of a Whiting Award for his poetry. The $50,000 prize is given to authors and poets for "early accomplishment and the promise of great...

    Consumer Reports: Must-try free apps

    Book a blowout at a bargain price — or find some new skin-care products that you might like to try. ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports, describes nine free apps that are worth checking out. 1. Virtual Nail...

    Me, My Shelf and I: Jami Nakamura Lin

    Me, My Shelf and I: Jami Nakamura Lin
    Books loom large in Jami Nakamura Lin's earliest memories. "One day my dad came home from work and found my mom, sisters and I sobbing in the master bedroom, the entire bed covered in Kleenex." Her father's concern turned to laughter when they...

    USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS

    1. "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 2. "NYPD Red 3" by James Patterson and Marshal Karp (Little, Brown) 3. "The Longest Ride" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) 4. "American Sniper" by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen and Jim...