Free Comic Book Day is the first Saturday in May. It's an International Event that celebrates comic books and the local comic shops that provide them to thei...
Amazing Video Shows Heart Beating Outside a Body
A technology to keep organs alive outside the body is saving lives. And provoking ethical debates.
How to Tell a Raven From a Crow
These black birds may look similar in some ways, but several distinctive traits help set them apart.
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How Long Will It Take to Read President Obama’s Essential Books? You Don’t Want to Know
POTUS gave WIRED his essential books list. This is how long it would take to read them.
10 New Books on Christian Growth and Serious Christian Living
10 New Books on Christian Growth and Serious Christian Living -- ALL ON SALE Like any good bookstore, we have all kinds of books, shelves in dozens of categories. Gardening, fiction, history, addiction recovery, film studies, engineering; we've got YA novels, cultural criticism, cookbooks, architecture, outdoor recreation, health, grief, and kid's picture books galore. We stand ready as a full service bookstore to help you with almost anything you may ever want -- just use our inquiry page at the website, or give us a call. See a review somewhere or hear an author on Fresh Air or 1A? Chances are we might be getting it in. Heard somebody reference a novel or prayer book? Give us a shout if we can help I suppose one of our largest sections in the store,…
How God Messed Up My Happy Atheist Life
I had no untapped, unanswered yearnings. All was well in the state of Denmark. And then it wasn’t.
How Do Literary Agents Approach Diversity?
How do agents—generally considered the gatekeepers to publishing companies—approach the issue of diversity in the publishing industry?
Data mining adds evidence that war is baked into the structure of society
A new study of wars over 600 years shows conflict following a universal mathematical law, suggesting that the current period of relative peace could be more fragile than many have thought.
First Edition Books: What Every Book Collector Needs to Know
Nothing gets a book collector’s pulse racing faster than the discovery of a first edition – especially a rare one by a famous author. But how can you be sure that a book is, indeed, a first edition? Deciphering the clues can be perplexing, especially if you’re a novice bibliophile To learn more about first editions, we turned to book expert Bruce MacMakin, who is Senior Vice President of the San Francisco auction house PBA Galleries . PBA specializes in fine antiquarian and collectible books, autographed ephemera, and works on paper. How does one identify a first edition? Each publisher has its own way of identifying first editions of its publications, and even those are not always consistent, especially when taken over a span of years or decades. Many state “First Edition,” usually…