Good luck fixin' it, Mr. Zuckerberg. We say that in all sincerity but with some skepticism. It won't be easy to "fix" Facebook, as founder Mark Zuckerberg said will be his "personal challenge" for 2018. Yet, the first step is recognition of the problems.
Author Michael Wolff's pitch to the White House to win cooperation for his book included a working title that signaled a sympathetic view, a counter-narrative to a slew of negative news stories early in Donald Trump's presidency.
"My name is Kinsey Millhone. I'm a private investigator, licensed by the state of California. I'm thirty-two years old, twice divorced, no kids. The day before yesterday I killed someone and the fact weighs heavily on my mind . ."
Before the two National Book Awards and the MacArthur "Genius" Grant, before the critics called her "one of the most important American writers today," Jesmyn Ward was an intern at Pacific Northwest Ballet for a year.
On a miserably rainy night in June 1816, a group of friends and lovers huddled around the fireplace in their rented villa near Lake Geneva, telling ghost stories and challenging each other to write frightening tales of their own. From that evening came perhaps the most famous horror story of all time: "Frankenstein," published 200 years ago this month.
These fabulous books celebrate the life of one of history's most treasured figures. Kids of all ages can learn about Martin Luther King, Jr., the challenges he faced, and all that he ultimately accomplished for civil rights.
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Jan. 7, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan (c) 2017 NPD Group.
The book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" by Michael Wolff is the biggest literary sensation in a long time, making headlines since it was leaked last week. President Trump's lawyers tried to block its publication; in response, publisher Henry Holt decided to publish "Fire and Fury" four days early. It officially hit shelves Friday.