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10 Books To Read If You Get Distracted Easily
You know the feeling: you sit down to read a new book in your most comfortable chair—and the next minute you're Facebook stalking your third grade teacher. Or playing with the cat. Or the character in your book passes a bakery, and suddenly you're ...

Why You Love the Smell of Old Books
A recent paper suggested that scent be included in a proposed intangible heritage list recognized by UNESCO. The move is supported by entries in the guest book to St. Paul's Cathedral Dean and Chapter Library, which included, “….we all loved the smell ...

30 differences between the 'Game of Thrones' books and TV show you may not have noticed
HBO's "Game of Thrones" naturally has to make some changes from the books when adapting them to a television show. That's the nature of the medium. Business Insider has previously compiled the biggest plot changes from the books to the show, including ...

Readers recommend the best books for reading aloud
The secret is out — you love reading aloud, and you love being read to. I knew it! And I am delighted. Last month I wrote about books that I thought would be great to read out loud. But you came up with a much better list. Let's get to it: It took me ...

Sue Lyon Book Sale needs books
The annual Sue Lyon Book Sale, sponsored by The Federated Church in Sycamore, is once again asking for donations of books. Used books, leftover books from garage sales, children's books or books you just never got around to reading can be donated in ...

In Harper Lee's Letters: Books, Fame and a 'Lying' Capote
His new book, “Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship With Harper Lee,” is based on their relationship, on his takeaways from visits to the nursing home where she lived in her last years and from letters she sent that give a full sense of a personality that ...

Carson City library books destroyed after they're found contaminated with bedbugs
Carson City Library Director Sena Loyd holds a book infested with bedbugs Friday, April 21, 2017. Five books had to be destroyed and library equipment extensively cleaned after bedbugs were found in several returned items last week. Photo by Cathleen ...

3 Books Tell the Legacies of Legends
The book collects brief essays on 13 judges, attorneys and law professors who provided inspiration and friendship. The common theme is a reverence for legal liberalism in its various forms: Yale Law School, where Fiss taught for many years; the ...

10 New Books We Recommend This Week
THE NEW BOOK OF SNOBS: A Definitive Guide to Modern Snobbery, by D.J. Taylor. (Constable, About $21.) Taylor's clever and timely taxonomy of snobbery argues that the world would be a poorer place without a bit of insolence and ostentation. Our critic ...

Kasich signs books, stokes 2020 talk
Kasich pointed to his book, “Two Paths,” as a guiding principle and the product of the 2016 campaign and 30 years in politics. To one student questioner, he replied that Republicans and Democrats should reject internal polls and come together to draft ...

Apparently, Jason Segel Is Writing YA Science Fiction Books Now
Book fans probably know (but this movie fan didn't) that this isn't Segel's first book. He and Miller already wrote a series of children's books called Nightmares!, which ended up on the New York Times Best Sellers list. Otherworld is their first foray ...

Poets At R.J. Julia, Authors At Bank Square Books
On May 2 at 7 p.m., Tom Ryan, a journalist and author, whose latest book is the inspirational "Will's Red Coat: The Story of One Old Dog Who Chose To Live Again" (Morrow, $25.99) will speak. His book is about the rewards of adopting a 15-year-old ...

Real books are back. E-book sales plunge nearly 20%
Sales of consumer e-books plunged 17% in the U.K. in 2016, according to the Publishers Association. Sales of physical books and journals went up by 7% over the same period, while children's books surged 16%. The same trend is on display in the U.S., ...

8 books to read before you get married
You can read 100 books about love and marriage and still be surprised to learn that your spouse never makes the bed, but has a weird thing about organizing the dishwasher. That said, if you're planning or hoping to get hitched, you should probably be ...

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