November 30, 2011 Ten were promised and 10 were found, but it's still an unsolved mystery: who's been leaving intricate paper sculptures across Edinburgh?
November 30, 2011 Technologies like GPS and social media are posing new challenges to interpreting the Constitution's guarantees of privacy and free speech. Law professor and journalist Jeffrey Rosen says we're now in an era the Founding Fathers could never have imagined, in which private companies are determining the rules for what can be shared.
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November 29, 2011 The pun-filled Phantom Tollbooth turns 50 this year. Author Norton Juster takes questions from young readers about the story of Milo, a bored little boy who finds adventure in a very strange land full of riddles and wordplay.
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November 29, 2011 Anne Ursu's big-hearted story about friendship and adventure is set in the snowy woods — and perfect for wintry reading. When 11-year-old Jack disappears in the Minnesota woods, it's up to his best friend, Hazel, to trudge through the snow to find him.
November 29, 2011 Ray Bradbury's classic "Fahrenheit 451" is being made into an e-Book for the first time. In his honor, we investigate the temperature at which e-Books burn.
November 29, 2011 Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku describes some of the inventions he thinks will appear in the coming century — including Internet-ready contact lenses, space elevators and driverless cars — in his book Physics of the Future.
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November 29, 2011 Critic Alan Cheuse likes his books thoughtfully plotted — and 2011 has made him a happy reader. A tiger haunts, a teen flees, ballplayers dream and vampires reign in beautifully conceived stories from new and distinguished authors.
November 28, 2011 A nationwide survey of independent bookstores
November 28, 2011 The latest issue of David Chang and Peter Meehan's food magazine, Lucky Peach, debuts at No. 15.
by Peter Meehan and Chris Ying
by Jennifer S. Holland
by Rebecca Skloot
by Stacy Schiff
by Bill Bryson
by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent
November 28, 2011 Steve Martin's novel about the New York City art world, An Object of Beauty, debuts at No. 11.
by Steve Martin
by Tea Obreht
by Kathryn Stockett
by Abraham Verghese
by Jennifer Egan
by Tatiana De Rosnay
November 28, 2011 In Then Again, actress Diane Keaton documents her rise to fame. It debuts at No. 4.
by Diane Keaton
by Walter Isaacson
by Joan Didion
by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
by Laura Hillenbrand
November 28, 2011 Sue Grafton's V is for Vengeance, about an investigation of a suspicious suicide, debuts at No. 2.
by Sue Grafton
by Stephen King
by Julian Barnes
by John Grisham
by Jeffrey Eugenides
November 28, 2011 Poet Ruth Stone died over the weekend at age 96. Melissa Block visited Stone, winner of the National Book Award, back in 2004. She has this remembrance.
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November 28, 2011 The author has been channeling the anxieties, dreams and secret thoughts of young readers for more than four decades. With her candid treatment of topics like bullying and puberty, she has won legions of fans around the world — but she's also drawn the ire of critics who want her frank books banned.
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November 28, 2011 Mystery writer P.D. James, now 91, has written a suspenseful sequel to Jane Austen's classic. Death Comes to Pemberley picks up six years after Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy have wed. Maureen Corrigan says the story is "a glorious plum pudding of a whodunit."
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