Recent Science Fiction and Fantasy Books that Make Perfect Gifts

One of the most common types of holiday gifts is the Coffee Table Book — big, expensive, and usually something people flip through instead of actually reading. But what if you could give a book that would fascinate your friends as well as looking like a status item? » 11/22/11 12:51pm 11/22/11 12:51pm

A documentary about the politics and science that animated The Phantom …

Famous children's book The Phantom Tollbooth, about a listless young man named Milo who enters a bizarre world of word and number games, was the product of two neighbors — an architect named Norton Juster who was procrastinating on a book about urban design, and a political cartoonist named Jules Feiffer, who wanted… » 10/27/11 4:00pm 10/27/11 4:00pm