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Watch: Joan Crawford Has the Last Word in 'Mommie Smearest'

BOOKS | Aug 25
In her riveting posthumous fake autobiography, "Mommie Smearest: See Joan Crawford In Bitch Selfie Ain't Make You No Movie Star," Joan reinvents herself as the rap artist mo.m.m.i.e.D.

Rare Bookstore Still Thriving in New York City

BOOKS | Aug 24
Thanks to the internet, it's hard to find a brick-and-mortar bookstore where business is going well, let alone one in Midtown Manhattan.

Summer Book Box

BOOKS | By Jimmy Newsum | Aug 21
As the summer season rages on, many of us have had enough dips in the ocean and in pools. Perhaps its time to dip into some summer reading? We've pulled together a list of titles that definitely deserve a spot in your weekend tote.

Comedian Amy Schumer on New Book, Love and Oversharing

CELEBRITIES | Aug 19
Schumer joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her new book, "The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo."

"Whistlestop": Dickerson on Best Stories from Past Elections

BOOKS | Aug 3
CBS News political director and "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson has covered six presidential campaigns and is out with a new book called "Whistlestop: My Favorite Stories from Presidential Campaign History."

Out There :: Grand Hotel

CULTURE | By Roberto Friedman | Jul 31
Last week Out There was in the grand old house for a pre-publication party celebrating The New York Times bestselling author Amor Towles and his new novel "A Gentleman in Moscow."

Irish Lives Recounted in Book About Marriage Fight

BOOKS | By Brian Bromberger | Jul 30
The book is a series of often heartbreaking interviews, as gay novelist Colm Toibin wrote in his forward, "that make clear being gay in Ireland was perhaps a more essential aspect of Irish history and Irish reality than anyone was aware."

Out There: Return to the Transgressive 1980s

BOOKS | By Roberto Friedman | Jul 16
Blend together a sudden pandemic of a potentially fatal STD, a reactionary federal government impervious to our plight, the ACT UP movement and other gay responses, and you have the ingredients for a true cultural moment.

Book Sparks Interest in 'Real World's Pedro Zamora

NEWS | By Brian Bromberger | Jul 10
A new book has rekindled interest in Pedro Zamora, the young star of MTV's "Real World" who died in 1994 of AIDS-related complications.

Ex-Facebook Employee's Account of Life in Silicon Valley

BOOKS | Jun 30
Antonio Garcia Martinez knows the culture of Silicon Valley well. He left Wall Street and sold his own startup to Twitter before joining Facebook's advertising team. He later got fired. In his new book, "Chaos Monkeys," he provides an unvarnished account.

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