Lindy West is a defender of bodies: women's bodies, fat bodies, every body's right to exist in whatever way, shape or form, unjudged and unassailed. "Everyone has a body," she says. "We haven't developed brain-in-jar technology yet." Her writing puts forth the unfortunately radical proposition that each person's body is that person's own business.
Facebook uncovered no evidence that it suppressed news about conservative issues in its "trending topics" feature, the social media firm wrote Monday in a letter to U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune, R-S.D.
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, May 15, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2016, The Nielsen Co.
SAN FRANCISCO - As Facebook has taken on the mantle of content distributor, news publisher and story curator, the world's biggest social media company has ventured into the territory of traditional media companies.
In 1962, when a 40-year-old Los Angeles ad copywriter published an advice manual on love and work, no one could have imagined that the book would help fuel the Sexual Revolution and change the course of publishing.
Several years ago, Durham, N.C., author Bronwen Dickey was driving around Atlanta and talking with a friend about the book she was working on. Her friend admitted that the topic - American pit bull terriers - frightened him.
Bobbie Lawson participates in the read-a-thon of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" at Barnes & Noble in Myrtle Beach. Lee's novel "Go Set A Watchman" is released Tuesday. Barnes & Noble will be open at 7 a.m. to sell the book. Customers who buy the book between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. will be given a free cup of coffee.
Janet Blackmon MorganThe Sun News
Read-A-Thon held at Barnes & Noble in Myrtle Beach in preparation for Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman
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