Priyanka Chopra debuts book cover for upcoming memoirs, Unfinished, shares details

The feeling of checking something off your “bucket list” gives you an indescribable sense of accomplishment…and that’s where I am in this moment. I’ve always wanted to write a book, but the timing never felt right. With each opportunity that presented itself, my first instinct was always to wait…because I wasn’t (and I’m still not) […]

Who wrote the Meghan and Harry book Finding Freedom and what’s it about?

Do Harry and Meghan know the authors? The authors met Harry and Meghan in the past, but have repeatedly said the pair did not contribute to the book.

Mary Trump Book Review: In The Chaos Of Donald Trump’s Presidency, Will His Niece’s Tell-All Matter?

Instead of Fred Jr., it was Donald who slid into the role of heir apparent. Lacking the skills of his older brother, Donald nevertheless had the brashness, self-promotion and even shamelessness favored by Fred Sr., in many ways reflecting his own character, Mary writes. She goes to great lengths to try to dispel the myth […]

China is in crisis, not in the ascendant

Indeed, the processes thrown up by the western tradition – the rule of law, the drive to experiment and innovate, the prevalence of free argument and exchange of ideas – also drive successful, long-term economic performance. China can approach the frontier of technological knowledge developed by others, but it has a limited capacity to get […]

How the Mafia Classic ‘Goodfellas’ Directly Inspired Our Trump Book, ‘Sinking in the Swamp’

And for all of the shameless grifting and influence-peddling that we documented in our book, the months since the mid-February publication have brought us a hideous torrent of new, cringe-inducing stories about the Trumpworld luminaries we documented. Matt Schlapp, the lobbyist and informal Trump adviser, lost a third of his lobbying business over what were […]

Book excerpt: ‘The Organ Thieves’ (Simon and Schuster, 2020)

William Tucker went on to describe more of the peculiar circumstances surrounding his brother’s demise. Bruce had been working at an egg-processing plant not far from Wilder’s law office. After work that past Friday, he was relaxing with friends and passing a bottle of wine in the shade behind an Esso station. He was sitting […]

Who do you get to finish George A Romero’s zombie novel? A lifelong fan

“It was so much fun. I was like a kid in a candy store. I could take take up where Romero had left off, which is writing stories that weren’t about the zombies at all,” he says. “Romero was never particularly interested in the zombies. He made that very clear. He was interested in the […]

I Am Legend is named vampire novel of the century

“I am certainly honoured and delighted that you have chosen I Am Legend as the vampire novel of the century, which is a rather dubious but interesting distinction,” said the author. “When I was a teenager I went to see Dracula with Bela Lugosi and at that time, even as a teenager, the thought occurred […]

Richard Matheson obituary

Matheson also wrote thrillers in the 1950s, of which the best was Ride the Nightmare (1959). A Stir of Echoes (1958), again depicting suburban America, was his last fantasy novel for 12 years. Screen work regularly came his way from this period onwards. He contributed to Rod Serling’s early 1960s television series The Twilight Zone, […]

Familiarity breeds respect among NHL East playoff teams

”Of course I would have liked another day, just to rest,” Cassidy said, noting how Boston is coming off a 2-1 loss to Washington on Sunday. ”Maybe, for us, in this case it’s good to get back at it right away, because we haven’t been involved in the sort of sudden-death playoff atmosphere.”