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The business of being naked

Jun 5, 2015
Nude tourism is an industry worth hundreds of millions of dollars per year.
Posted In: nude tourism, nudism, Books, authors, Mark Smith, naked

Writing your way to the White House

May 14, 2015
The campaign book has become a rite of passage for presidential hopefuls.
Posted In: Congress, election, Books, publishing, presidential candidates
Jon Ronson speaks QED conference in February 2011 in Manchester, England.

Jon Ronson on the renaissance of public shaming

Apr 17, 2015
Dealing with collective outrage in the digital age.
Posted In: Jon Ronson, public media, social media, authors, Books, public shaming, trolling, Internet
A bronze statue of a bull fighting with a bear is displayed at the Museum of American Finance on Wall St. in New York City

America's next financial crisis?

Mar 23, 2015
Author Michael Lewis talks about high-frequency trading, a year after "Flash Boys"
Posted In: high frequency trading, Books, Michael Lewis, Wall Street
Astronaut Chris Hadfield offers a visual tour of Earth from the International Space Station in "You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes," like this view stretching from Havana to Washington, D.C.

Chris Hadfield can show you your hometown from space

Oct 16, 2014
No, he wouldn't sing for us. We asked.
Posted In: international space station, space, photography, Books

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory's dark lost chapter

Sep 1, 2014
Deemed too wild and subversive for its time, the unprinted chapter has resurfaced.
Posted In: Books, publishing

Streaming books on Amazon?

Jul 17, 2014
The online retail giant is jockeying for space in a budding market.
Posted In: Amazon, streaming, Books, subscription fees
'The Silkworm'

Amazon wasn't the place to buy J.K. Rowling's new book

Jun 19, 2014
Independent book stores promote Hachette titles to win business away from Amazon.
Posted In: J.K. Rowling, Amazon, Books

What should your political memoir be called?

Jun 10, 2014
Time magazine made a memoir title generator to help.
Posted In: hillary clinton, memoirs, Books
Mona Simpson

Mona Simpson on the economics behind 'Casebook'

Jun 6, 2014
We're asking authors about the numbers that inspire them.
Posted In: literature, Books, Mona Simpson

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