Weekend picks for book lovers, including essays about Provence from Peter Mayle

What should you read this weekend? USA TODAY’s picks for book lovers include Peter Mayle's final love letter to Provence, and two new titles...

Marvel Resurrects Original ‘Star Wars’ Comic Book Series After 33 Years

In a surprise announcement to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Marvel Entertainment — and continue the successful relationship between the company and its Disney...

Carnage Targets the Entire Marvel Universe in Venom Teaser

Marvel Comics has released a teaser for an upcoming Venom storyline which appears to see Carnage targeting the entire Marvel Universe. The image, illustrated by Greg Land,...
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Some people go to Vegas to gamble, others to buy really rare books

What reward does one buy after winning at the gambling tables in Las Vegas or sitting through an excruciatingly dull convention there? A Rolex? A designer...

Comic books reflect 80 years of American history, culture

Comic book superheroes save humanity in their make-believe universes, but they also make a difference in the real world.They teach us about American history...

11 new science fiction and fantasy books to check out in late June

With the 50th anniversary of the lunar landings coming up next month, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the vast canon of Apollo...

US publisher delays Naomi Wolf’s book over accuracy concerns

The release of a new book by prominent feminist author Naomi Wolf has been delayed by her US publisher over accuracy concerns. Outrages: Sex, Censorship...

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Getting enough sleep (more than seven hours) helps us feel energized and ready for the next day, but beyond that, sleep is essential for...

11 new science fiction and fantasy books to check out in late June

With the 50th anniversary of the lunar landings coming up next month, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the vast canon of Apollo...

Why do processed foods cause obesity?

New York: Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if...

Does Meryl Streep Have the Most Oscar Nominations of All Time?

After a blockbuster Season One of HBO’s Big Little Lies, everyone attached to the limited series likely considered it impossible to top. Liane Moriarty,...