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Why We Love Certain Books
Why We Love Certain Books. There are books that seem to know us better than we know ourselves: those are the books we love. There are books that seem to know us better than we know ourselves: those are the books we love. If you like our films, take a ...

Free books offered to Londoners in police custody
Books in the Nick was dreamed up by Metropolitan police special constable Steve Whitmore, after he arrested an 18-year-old on suspicion of assault and possession of drugs earlier this year. The teenager asked Whitmore if he could borrow a book to read ...

Belgians are hunting books, instead of Pokemon
BRUSSELS Inspired by the success of Pokemon Go, a Belgian primary school headmaster has developed an online game for people to search for books instead of cartoon monsters, attracting tens of thousands of players in weeks. While with Pokemon Go, ...

2 Books Returned To Lansing Library 40 Years After Due Date
LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Two books about NBA legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar have been returned to a library in Lansing nearly 40 years after they were due. The Lansing State Journal reports that the books were found early this week in the book drop at the ...

In Books on Donald Trump, Consistent Portraits of a High-Decibel Narcissist
To read a stack of new and reissued books about Mr. Trump, as well as a bunch of his own works, is to be plunged into a kind of Bizarro World version of Dante's “Inferno,” where arrogance, acquisitiveness and the sowing of discord are not sins, but ...

The 16 Best Nonfiction Books of 2016 (So Far)
From World War II's ancient computers to virus Stuxnet's sabotage of the Iranian nuclear program, Cyberspies traces the invisible timeline of surveillance, hacking and espionage in the digital age. Written by BBC Security Correspondent Gordon Corera ...

Living with books and appreciating them
The pleasure comes not only from reading the books, but from appreciating them as objects, with histories of their own. Inscriptions tell of human connections, tightened with the gift of a book. Occasionally, an author's signature has landed on the ...

2 books returned to Lansing library 40 years after due date
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Two books about NBA legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar have been returned to a library in Lansing nearly 40 years after they were due. The Lansing State Journal (http://on.lsj.com/2bShJ7R ) reports that the books were found early this ...

Amazon Books To Open Its First Chicago Location Next Year
The online megastore confirmed that it will open an Amazon Books location at 3443 N. Southport Ave. in 2017, two years after its first retail outlet opened in Seattle. At that time, Amazon pledged to keep bookstore prices the same as its online ...

Vanderbilt's Jordan Matthews, Trent Sherfield bond with books
It's a book club of two. Matthews, now a third-year pro with the Philadelphia Eagles, is the SEC's all-time record holder in career receptions and receiving yards. Sherfield is currently Vanderbilt's best wide receiver. They have grown quite a mentor ...

Goldman Sachs Says You Should Read These 9 Back-to-School Books
On Thursday, the investment banking giant published its second annual Back-to-School Reading List, a collection of books the bank's executives put together each fall. Despite its name, the list is for both students and working adults at “every age and ...

6 books anyone who wants to start their own business should read
If you want to start a business, there's simply no excuse to be clueless anymore. Being the leader of a brand that influences people requires a relentless commitment to bettering yourself. What's the quickest way to do this? Books. Books are a cheap ...

Books: Too many Israelis?
An Israeli academic claims the country faces demographic disaster if it keeps having too many children. Tel Aviv beach. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM). Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Two kinds of countries are emerging in the world, claims Prof ...

Upcoming books-to-movies adaptations: Hope springs eternal for this critic
As I ponder the upcoming slate of books-turned films this fall, I'm remembering what the novelist/screenwriter Nick Hornby told me in an interview years ago. “I think even the language is wrong,” he said, of the phrase “turning books into films ...





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