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Honoring Marilyn Monroe with Extensive Biography

| By Bill Biss | Wednesday Dec 17, 2014
Do we need another bio of Marilyn Monroe? Gary Vitacco-Robles' emphatic positive answer comes with his extensive two-volume work. EDGE spoke to Robles about his interest in the iconic star & his approach to telling her story.

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Turning the Pages to Holiday Happiness

| By Tavo Amador | Dec 14
Uncertain what to get for people on your seasonal gift list? A trip to a local bookstore -- yes, a few remain -- will offer a trove of ideas. Here are few to get you started.

Book Captures Legislative Effort of Marriage Fight

| By Cynthia Laird | Dec 13
A third major book on the marriage equality fight has hit bookstores this year, but unlike the previous two, which focused on California's efforts to undo Proposition 8, this one looks at behind the scenes efforts.

Cat Books: Purrfect Holiday Gifts for Feline Fans

| By Sue Manning | Dec 12
Fans insist felines are getting more popular as they ride the coattails of Internet sensations like Grumpy Cat, Lil Bub and Nora, the piano-playing cat.

"Killer Heels" Looks at History of High Heels

| By Kevin Begos | Dec 12
"Killer Heels" is a luxurious, fun and sexy look at the history of high heels, and it manages to be eye candy and thought-provoking, too. It's on shelves for the holiday shopping season.

Passage On Assault to Be Clarified in Dunham Book

| Dec 10
A section from Lena Dunham's "Not That Kind of Girl" that recounts an alleged assault while she was in college is being changed to make clear that the assailant's name is a pseudonym.

Digital Shortcuts to Simplify Your Life

| Dec 10
David Pogue's new book reveals tech secrets on everything from selfies to your phone's battery life.

Publisher Hopes to Sell Books Through Twitter

| Dec 9
A leading book publisher is hoping that Twitter will not only help promote books, but sell them directly.

A Book for Every Occasion

| By Terri Schlichenmeyer | Dec 6
Why not give a book? Books never run out of batteries, they don't have to be turned off before bedtime, and they're totally calorie-free. Take a look at these suggestions...

Robbie Rogers' Book: Soccer, Faith and Family

| By Melissa Murphy | Nov 25
Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star Robbie Rogers wants some company, now that he's the last man standing as an openly gay athlete in a U.S. professional league.

New Book Reflects on Feminist Barbara Smith

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 24
Barbara Smith's new book, "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around," edited by Alethia Jones and Virginia Eubanks, brings to life the controversies, players, and strategies that expanded the definitions of freedom and liberation over four decades.

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