Category: Books

PHOTOS VIDEO Chad Dean from My 600 Lb Life published his tell-all memoir

We broke the story of the then-forthcoming weight loss memoir by Chad Dean from My 600 Lb Life a few weeks ago. Since the book's release, Chad has been making the publicity rounds, spilling tons of new info -- and sharing fantastic-looking new weight loss pics! Read on for our roundup, including his Today Show interview and where to buy the book!

Randall Sullivan’s book on the Curse of Oak Island is a love letter to an endless mystery

The Curse of Oak Island: The Story of the World's Longest Treasure Hunt is Randall Sullivan's 400-page ode to the everlasting mysteries after which the Lagina Brothers have lusted for years. The journalist and true crime writer explains the island's history -- and a great many of the theories surrounding it -- in such meticulous detail that at several points you can't help but expect Sullivan to finally untangle the Gordian Knot at the center of both the island and the show itself. And, in a way, he does...

‘My dystopian future come true’: An interview with Isaac Marion, author of ‘The Living’

Isaac Marion has just concluded his Warm Bodies series with The Living, a daring, ambitious novel about societal decay, corporate overreach, true love, and hordes of zombies stalking across the land. Despite what that description probably brings to mind, though, our interview with Marion reveals that little about the novelist matches what you might expect.

Taschen’s $1,500 ‘The Stan Lee Story’ book due out this month is seeming like a bargain

It was just announced that comic book legend and pop culture icon Stan Lee passed away at the age of 95 earlier this morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. There will undoubtedly be innumerable tributes to this great man who had such a positive impact on so many people -- not just through his creativity via the various media conduits of the Marvel Universe, but also as an inspiring and famously kind human being. Although no tribute could possibly measure up to Stan the Man's contribution to this world, renowned publisher Taschen will come very close with their limited edition volume The Stan Lee Story, a mammoth limited edition $1,500 book documenting the life and influence of Stan that has been eight years in the making.