Topic: Arts, Entertainment, and Media
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.
10/04/2011 03:10 pm
The Egyptian military has postponed by three weeks an appeal hearing for blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad, whose case symbolizes the lack of freedom of expression in Egypt today.
10/04/2011 02:09 pm
Hank Williams Jr., on a Monday TV program, likened President Obama to Hitler. In trying to explain his remarks later, Hank Williams Jr. talked about the tea party being painted as racist and extremist.
10/04/2011 01:02 pm
Since last year's 'Red Sludge' disaster, Hungary's worst environmental tragedy, Hungarians have used the tools of democracy to seek restitution – a rarity in this former Communist state.
10/04/2011 12:55 pm
Two big questions for the publishing world: Will the newly freed Amanda Knox write a book – and how much does the public care?
10/04/2011 12:43 pm
Hank Williams Jr saw his Monday Night Football jingle pulled by ESPN. Why? Hank Williams Jr. compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler.
10/04/2011 11:03 am
A new biography on Eisenhower is engaging but airbrushes some of Ike's mistakes and flaws.
10/04/2011 07:05 am
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
10/04/2011 06:05 am
The 2011 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, a notoriously hard-to-predict award, will be announced on Thursday. Here are the winners from the past decade. Some were surprise candidates while others were expected but all – in their own unique styles – caught the attention of the Nobel committee.
10/03/2011 06:01 pm
Even as libraries are facing steep cuts, Americans are using them more than ever – in more ways than ever.
10/03/2011 04:57 pm