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Picking the season’s best books — for everyone from plutocrats to paupers

In recent months, Americans have become acutely aware of class divisions — thus it’s possible to choose books for your friends and family based on their income bracket.
Reading class
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  December 09, 2011
The iPad revealed: Is it #namefail or #netbookiller?

The iPad revealed: Is it #namefail or #netbookiller?

Engadget demos the iPadSteve Jobs finally unveiled his latest brainchild, the much-anticipated iPad, at an Apple event in San Francisco just this morning. The technophile...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  January 27, 2010
Podcast: Adam Gopnik at the Brookline Booksmith

Podcast: Adam Gopnik at the Brookline Booksmith


World renowned journalist and staff writer for the New Yorker Adam Gopnik spoke yesterday on his new book Angels and Ages: A Short Book about Darwin, Lincoln and Modern Life at the Brookline Booksmith.Full mp3 audio of his reading after the jump . . .

By Lisa Spinelli  |  April 02, 2009

More sex, more Lincoln

The subject of Lincoln is like catnip to publishers (and readers), but the only things missing from our winter list are actual cat books.
A hefty reading season, from Jayne Anne Phillips and T.C. Boyle to Pablo Neruda
By BARBARA HOFFERT  |  December 29, 2008

Weekend at Anna Nicole’s

Just when you think TV news can’t further debase itself, along comes the death of Anna Nicole Smith.
More massive stupidity for endless viewing on TV
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 14, 2007