Hermione Hobyâ€™s first novel is about characters struggling to connect to their desires in the months before Hurricane Sandy hits New York. [Source]
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Angelique Kerber has turned the page on a horror 2017 season and is focused firmly on making a fresh start to her career, the German said after sailing into the second round at Melbourne Park on Tuesday.
David Frumâ€™s â€œTrumpocracyâ€ takes aim at the president and those who empower him, and â€œHow Democracies Die,â€ by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, reads at times like a sly subtweet of the Republican Party.
Adam J. Kurtz and Mitchell Kuga were married in the rare books room at the Strand Bookstore in New York. Their wedding day, Dec. 1, was the five-year anniversary of their relationship. Glimpse their wedding in 360 video.
â€œThe Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaningâ€ has wisdom about sorting through and disposing of many of your possessions, and â€œThe Southern Sympathy Cookbookâ€ offers â€œfuneral food with a twist.â€
(Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn has asked to inspect certain books and records of SandRidge Energy Inc, according to a regulatory filing on Friday, a day after he called the company's bid for Bonanza Creek Energy Inc "value-destroying".
Dec 1 (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn has asked to inspect certain books and records of SandRidge Energy Inc , according to a regulatory filing on Friday, a day after he called the company's bid for Bonanza Creek Energy Inc "value-destroying".
NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A government witness in the U.S. corruption trial related to soccer's world-governing body FIFA testified on Monday about millions of dollars paid to former soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting and sponsorship rights for international tournaments, all logged in a secret spreadsheet.
SAO PAULO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Brazilian retailer GPA SA swung to profit on Thursday as its Assai "cash-and-carry" division continued a successful expansion, offsetting losses in the group's traditional formats.
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - China has informed Sweden that it has freed a bookseller detained for publishing books on the personal lives of President Xi Jinping and other Communist Party leaders, the Swedish foreign office said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jewel's rise in the music world from the Alaska frontier to first-name-only star is almost unbelievable: Girl endures an abusive environment, becomes homeless - and then not only...
PARIS (Reuters) - Hachette Book, the U.S. publishing house of French group Lagardere, has terminatedÂ the Weinstein Books imprint, the latest entity to distance itself from Harvey Weinstein after allegations of sexual harassment against the movie producer.
ZURICH/VIENNA, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Books are already covered for the listing of BAWAG PSK, the Austrian bank majority owned by U.S. private equity group Cerberus Capital Management, one of the bookrunners said on Thursday.
MILAN, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Demand for the initial public offering of Italian tyremaker Pirelli has reached an amount sufficient to cover the base size of the offer on the third day of the share sale, a memo sent by banks to investors said on Wednesday.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Laws prohibiting blasphemy are "astonishingly widespread" worldwide, with many laying down disproportionate punishments ranging from prison sentences to lashings or the death penalty, the lead author of a report on blasphemy said.
Aug 3 (Reuters) - Fannie Mae, the largest U.S. mortgage guarantor, said on Thursday its net income edged up to $3.2 billion in the second quarter from the previous quarter's $2.8 billion due to higher credit-related income and investment gains.
Coloring books are no longer just for the kids. In fact, adult coloring books are all the rage right now. And while researchers and art therapists alike have touted the calming benefits for over a decade, it's childhood favorite Crayola that's gotten adult coloring books some serious grown-up attention. The famous crayon makers just launched a set of markers, colored pencils and a collection of adult coloring books, Coloring Escapes, last month.
SEOUL (Reuters) - LG Electronics Inc on Thursday said continued losses in its mobile unit limited growth in second-quarter profit to 13.6 percent, as the firm prepares to release a handset in the third quarter that it hopes will turn the tide.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Author George R.R. Martin has hinted at the possibility of not one but two new "Game of Thrones" books in 2018, whetting the appetites of fans who have been waiting for the next installment of the epic saga since 2011.
SAN DIEGO, Calif (Reuters) - Singaporean graphic novelist Sonny Liew dominated the comic industry's equivalent of the Oscars, scooping three Eisner Awards for "The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye" - a...
(Reuters) - The Hogwarts universe is set to expand by an additional two new Harry Potter books, published in conjunction with a British Library event, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the magical series.
July 5 (Reuters) - Vocus Group Ltd said on Wednesday it would allow KKR & Co LP to conduct due diligence on a non-exclusive basis, a month after the private equity firm made a $1.66 billion takeover offer for the Australian internet company.
(Reuters) - Vocus Group Ltd said on Wednesday it would allow KKR & Co LP to conduct due diligence on a non-exclusive basis, after the private equity giant made a $1.66 billion takeover offer for the Australian internet company in June.
Michelle Carter, 20, is on trial on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of her boyfriend Conrad Roy III, who committed suicide after Carter sent numerous text messages encouraging him to kill himself. In this case, the digital records of Carter's statements alone establish her intent to cause Conrad's death and her awareness of her culpability afterward.
MARRAKECH, Morocco (Reuters) - Lined up against shopkeepers hawking everything from fresh parsley to colorful socks, Marrakech's historic booksellers face an uncertain future as authorities plan an urban makeover in one of Morocco's tourist hubs.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore police said on Monday they were investigating a protest by several blindfolded activists who held up books on a subway train in a call for justice for 22 people detained in 1987 under a tough internal security law.
PARIS (Reuters) - France's centrist President Emmanuel Macron gave ministerial jobs to conservatives, socialists and newcomers to politics on Wednesday, appointing an unprecedented all-stripes cabinet to bridge traditional divides and broaden his support.
PARIS, May 17 (Reuters) - France's centrist President Emmanuel Macron named his government on Wednesday, appointing a mix of political hues to the top jobs as part of his promise to bridge the right-left divide.
PARIS (Reuters) - Newly inaugurated centrist French president Emmanuel Macron chose his government on Wednesday, appointing a mix of political hues to the top jobs as part of his promise to bridge the right-left divide.
Few reporters know deposed FBI Director James Comey as well -- or have been covering him as long -- as CNN's Eric Lichtblau. Lichtblau, a new CNN'er after spending 15 years at The New York Times, has been reporting on Comey for more than a decade -- all the way back to the infamous 2004 hospital confrontation between Comey and then Bush chief of staff Andy Card and White House counsel Alberto Gonzales.
In â€œThereâ€™s a Mystery There,â€ Jonathan Cott â€” with help from the playwright Tony Kushner, psychoanalysts and art historians â€” examines the influences and ideas in Sendakâ€™s childrenâ€™s books.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Conflicting signals from Britain over a planned military command center the European Union wants to set up to run its foreign training missions have annoyed France and Germany in the countdown to the start of Brexit negotiations in June.