The Life of Objects, written by Susanna Moore, brings readers inside Nazi-era Germany, where a young Irish girl has to adjust to living with an aristocratic Germany family near Berlin while Germany undergoes its Nazi transformation.
While perhaps not yet a majority — many parents says they would bioengineer their children if they could, to create the perfect, or more perfect child. Now, that parental dream is closer to reality, but no one is quite sure what the implications may be.
Comedic actress Rachel Dratch's new book, "Girl Walks into a Bar," is about her career, her dating misadventures, and her life as a forty-something new mom.
Though we try not to, most of us procrastinate at some point in our lives -- if not on a weekly or daily basis. But John Perry, a philosophy professor at Stanford University, assures us that doing so is not unusual. Not only that, Perry says procrastinating isn't nearly as bad as we think.
Phil Stutz and Barry Michels have worked as therapists in Hollywood since the 1980s. Their clients include A-list stars from across the film industry, many of whom have come to rely on their advice. And in their new book, Stutz and Michels share that same advice with the rest of us.
The 2000 election exposed the fragile state of the American voting system, but it's unclear how much has changed since the Bush v. Gore controversy 12 years ago. Law professor Rick Hasen says that without federal reform, Election Day meltdowns will continue to occur.
A retired Navy SEAL, who was on the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011, has published a book, set to be released next month. The book will debut just weeks before election, where leaks of classified information have already been a hot issue.
After sleepwalking into a wall, journalist David Randall was left unsatisfied with his doctor's recommendation to "take it easy." The incident left him determined to uncover the mystery of sleep, a subject he explores in his new book, "Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep."
The world of comic books and graphic novels has long been dominated by men, who more often than not portray women characters as busty babes in supporting roles. But artists like Jessica Abel hopes to change that by redefining the way women write and appear in comics.
In Tim Carvell's new book, a 12-year-old starts blogging to try and get the attention of a celebrity. Along the way, he deals with life as a pre-teen. But lots of kids blog these days, and they all have different motivations.