Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, who is fluent in Spanish and a staunch animal rights advocate, is one of only two managers to guide teams from both leagues to World Series championships.
The move by The Wall Street Journal follows the inclusion of e-books in lists by the New York Times and USA Today.
News reports say Yanukovich's book has passages that are sometimes identical to speeches by other politicians, magazine articles, and even a college paper.
Despite theories like those in the new movie 'Anonymous' that William Shakespeare was someone else entirely, drama professor Scott McCrea says conspiracy theories surrounding the playwright are all false.
Andrew Madoff’s book is expected to discuss his parents’ suicide attempt, how Bernie Madoff confessed his crimes to his family, and the suicide of his brother on the anniversary of their father’s arrest.
“You’re not a real candidate, Pinocchio, if you haven’t written your own book,” Mark Halperin, political director of ABC News, once said. Indeed, these days the one – perhaps only – condition all serious presidential candidates seem to satisfy is publishing their own book, whether it’s a rags-to-riches memoir, a political manifesto, or a motivational manual. While plenty of political lit is ghost-written pabulum, some titles pop with personality, authenticity, or just plain good writing. Here’s our pick of the five best books by 2012 presidential hopefuls.
The US State Department calls the purchase of Obama's books "standard practice," but critics call it "inappropriate."
Rapper 50 Cent says he sometimes bullied others while growing up and now wants to use his influence on teenagers to get them thinking about the issue.
Producer Brian Grazer says that Stephen King's "Dark Tower" series will air on HBO – but it's still uncertain which movie studio will take on the film portion of the project.
College seniors struggling with life and love, a newly freed sex offender, and four women living through the Roman conquests are only a few of the colorful characters scattered through the 10 October books that Amazon's editors picked as their favorites. Here are the books the Amazon editors read and loved.
Michelle Obama, who's become known for her advocacy for healthy eating and exercise, will give tips to readers on how to start their own edible gardens.
OR Books says it will release a history of the Occupy Wall Street movement in December.