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The author and illustrator behind the terrific Rad American Women A-Z have a terrific new book featuring women from around the world. Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl have selected a fabulous collection of women who challenged injustice, solved problems, […]

Free October 6, 2016 from Audible through the end of October: an audio-original novella by bestselling author and master storyteller John Scalzi called “The Dispatcher.” This thrilling tale is performed by Zachary Quinto (“Star Trek,” “Snowden”). This story has never […]

This is a treat for the whole family! Nick Offerman reads the Mark Twain classic, Tom Sawyer, available on Audible and Amazon.

From “Scarface,” “Midnight Express,” Natural Born Killers,” “Wall Street,” “JFK,” “Nixon,” “W,” and “Platoon” to this month’s release, “Snowden.” Oliver Stone has been one of the most provocative writers and directors in movie history. Also one of its most lauded, […]

Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick is available for free, read aloud by actors, writers, and more, including Tilda Swinton, Stephen Fry, Neil Tennant, Fiona Shaw, Will Self, Benedict Cumberbatch, China Miéville, Tony Kushner, John Waters, Simon Callow, Sir David Attenborough, […]

Critic and film historian Phil Hall has written a fascinating book, In Search of Lost Films with details about the thousands of movies made from the earliest days of the silent era through the 1940’s that have disappeared through damage or […]

On July 12, 2016 Audible Studios will release a new audiobook version of Anna Karenina, beautifully performed by Maggie Gyllenhaal, whose elegant diction perfectly matches this tragic story. Whether you are a long-time fan or new to the story, you […]

In honor of Father’s Day, my eBook, 50 Must-See Movies: Fathers is FREE through Father’s Day, June 19, 2016. What do “Wall Street” and the “Star Wars” saga and, seemingly, about half the movies ever made have in common? They are […]

It was a very great pleasure to talk to A. Scott Berg, whose college paper about editor Maxwell Perkins became the first of his many distinguished biographies of 20th century Americans. Berg was the first to read the just-donated collection […]

A new Harry Potter story is coming! But unless you can get tickets to see it on stage in London next month, you won’t find out what happens in “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.” Or, you can buy a […]