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Rebecca Traister found many of the gender conversations during the 2008 elections painful but necessary.
Mickey Mantle biographer Jane Leavy talks about her quest to find the real man lurking behind Mantle's image.
Characters whose lives are altered by their inability to grasp the whole picture link three of this fall's most highly praised novels – although that's about the only thing they have in common. In one, a young mother goes to extraordinary lengths to protect her son; in another, an English couple go on vacation and find themselves in way over their heads; while in the third, a writer mourns the loss of a desk that has passed through many hands.
NaNoWriMo asks you to write a novel by Nov. 30.
James Patterson is now the second member of the “Kindle Million Club.”
Five reasons why an author from the past may do more to energize your writing than any of today's hip young marvels.
Paul the Octopus, being remembered today around the globe, was named after a poem for young readers.
A mom wonders if she really wants her kids to develop the digital habit.