New York (AFP) - Excitement soared with the publication Tuesday of Harper Lee's eagerly awaited, but controversial second novel as her lawyer hinted the reclusive 89-year-old may have written a third book.
Times, they are a'changing. For the first time in 75 years, according to multiple reports, CBS News reports, a new edition of Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" will be bound for sale in bookstores in Germany. While the book, long known as "the Nazi bible," is widely available in the U.S.
Warning: Do not read on if you have not read all released material for the "A Song Of Ice And Fire" series (which goes beyond the HBO adaptation, "Game Of Thrones"), for this post is dark and full of spoilers.
Submitted by Hunter Lewis via The Mises Economic blog, This 42 year economist from French academe has written a hot new book: Capital in the Twenty-First Century. The US edition has been published by Harvard University Press and, remarkably, is leading the best seller list, the first time that a Harvard book has done so. A recent review describes Piketty as the man “who exposed capitalism’s fatal flaw.”
In 2010, during the Vancouver Olympics, Stephen Harper gave a revealing interview to Sports Illustrated about his upcoming hockey book, a subject he’s been coy about with Canadian reporters.The prime minister said his research into the early days of hockey — from the 1870s until the First World War — shows how important the sport was in our idea of what it meant to be Canadian.