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Book Club Ladies Receive an All-Star Surprise

Sep 17
When Kathy Rackley told Malcolm Mitchell - a wide receiver at the University of Georgia - about her book club, she had no idea who he was, or what would happen next. CBS News reports on what one college football player calls his greatest accomplishment.

Book On Gay Steelworkers Prompts Union Changes

Sep 6
Anne Balay's "Steel Closets" has won a prestigious prize -- and prompted workplace reforms in a traditionally macho profession.

Jamie Bissonnette Debuts Charcuterie Cookbook

By EDGE | Sep 5
James Beard Award-winning chef Jamie Bissonnette, of Boston's Toro and Coppa and the recently opened Toro in New York, launches his debut cookbook - "The New Charcuterie Cookbook: Exceptional Cured Meats to Make and Serve at Home."

Malcolm Gladwell :: The Power of the Underdog

Aug 29
David had an advantage over Goliath? Malcolm Gladwell talks with Anderson Cooper about the link between adversity and innovation.

It's 'Finis' for Maltin's Movie Guides

Aug 23
Plume, an imprint of Penguin Random House, says "Leonard Maltin's 2015 Movie Guide" will be the 36th and final edition.

How to Stay Grounded in the Information Age

Aug 22
Best-selling author Daniel Levitin has a new book which details how to take charge of your brain amid a multitude of distractions. Levitin joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to talk about multi-tasking, memory and more.

Jim Provenzano's Tales Of Love

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 17
Author Jim Provenzano is a hopeless romantic. He's also a staunch advocate for people with disabilities. He brings those two elements together in "Every Time I Think of You" and its just-published sequel, "Message of Love."

Gay American travel journalist and novelist Charles Warren Stoddard

Celebrating Charles Warren Stoddard

By Peter Garland | Aug 12
Charles Warren Stoddard (1843-1909) might be called the George Washington of the gay movement in San Francisco, for he published the first relatively open homosexual novel.

Johnny Diaz

Two Cubans Talking :: A Conversation with Johnny Diaz

By Jesse Monteagudo | Aug 9
Johnny Diaz chats about his fifth novel, the newly published "Looking for Providence."

A Journey Through Henry David Thoreau's Maine Woods

Jul 28
Don Dahler joins an intrepid group of adventurers traveling more than 300 miles through Maine's backwoods to retrace one of poet Henry David Thoreau's greatest journeys.