In a time when many industries are cutting costs and tightening their belts, the self-help industry is not only surviving the recent economic downturn, it s thriving.


Over the last decade or so, American retail shelves have buckled under the weight of foreign-made consumer products.


Larry McMurtry proves the old adage that you can t judge a book by its cover. Readers and moviegoers familiar with the Oscar- and Pulitzer-Prize-winning author might think that they have him all figured out.


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You ve no doubt heard the expression, When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Throughout a lifetime, we receive hundreds of lemons. Believe it or not, how well you turn those lemons into lemonade could impact both your longevity and the quality of your life in later years.


[caption id="attachment_7277" align="aligncenter" width="620" caption="Trainer and dog psychology expert Cesar Millan has changed the way people live and interact with their dogs using techniques that stress exercise, leadership, and the pack mentality all crucial to a dog s physical and mental health.


As a child, Ken Burns had dreams of making big-screen spectacles worthy of Howard Hawks and John Ford.


How safe is the food you eat? It s a question more and more Americans are asking in light of numerous recalls and outbreaks of food-borne illnesses. Whether it s Salmonella tainted peanut butter or leafy greens contaminated by deadly E.


Intrigue, treachery, and murder are probably the last things one would associate with the yellowed pages and cracked leather spines of the rare book business, yet that s exactly what readers find in Arturo Perez-Reverte s bestseller The Club Dumas (Harcourt, 2006).