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Bristol Palin book deal: The daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has signed a book deal for a candid and down to earth look at her life. What will Bristol Palin reveal in her book?
Jerry Seinfeld has prevailed in a libel case, winning his First Amendment right to call a woman 'wacko' after suing his wife for what he calls 'vegetable plagiarism.' Jerry Seinfeld's attorney called the decision a victory for 'right of comedians to tell jokes.'
As unrest continues to swell in Egypt, books about the country are suddenly turning into hot reads. Not too surprisingly, the release date of "The Age of Deception: Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times" by Mohamed ElBaradei, Nobel laureate and protest leader, has been moved up to April 26. While waiting for "The Age of Deception," here are five other recommended books about Egypt.
Is there a young mystery aficionado in your life? He or she is sure to love at least one of these five imaginative, engaging books nominated for the 2011 Edgar Award for best juvenile mystery.
Sometimes truth really is stranger (and scarier!) than fiction. Here are the 2011 Edgar Award nominees for best true crime book.
There's no better way to face the new year than with a good book in hand. Here are 15 promising-looking nonfiction books, all due for release early in 2011.
As literacy grows, so do the ranks of inexpensive and sometimes racy paperbacks that appeal to youths.
From the tribulations of a governess whose young charges were literally raised by wolves to the perils of a young heroine set on saving her planet, here are the 8 children's/young adult titles that the Monitor's book reviewers considered the most outstanding this year. To assist you with your holiday shopping, each title here has a link that allows you to purchase the book – even as you help to support The Christian Science Monitor