Books

6:05am

Thu February 14, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: LBJ And Lady Bird Johnson's Love Letters Go Public

Originally published on Thu February 14, 2013 8:02 am

Lady Bird Johnson and President Lyndon Johnson at an election rally in 1964.
Terry Fincher Getty Images

5:45am

Wed February 13, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Disgraced 'New Yorker' Author Talks Plagiarism — For A $20,000 Fee

Originally published on Wed February 13, 2013 8:33 am

Jonah Lehrer attends a panel discussion for the World Science Festival in 2008.
Thos Robinson Getty Images

6:23am

Tue February 12, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Anger Over 'Superman' Author Who Condemns Homosexuality

Originally published on Tue February 12, 2013 8:06 am

An image from the cover of the first issue of Superman.
DC Comics AP
  • Former POW John Borling talks with Renee Montagne

5:06am

Mon February 11, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Pablo Neruda's Body Will Be Exhumed For Autopsy

Chilean poet and diplomat Pablo Neruda in Stockholm with his wife Matilda after he received the Nobel Prize for literature.
Keystone Getty Images

1:33am

Mon February 11, 2013
Asia

Auntie Anne's Pretzels In Beijing: Why The Chinese Didn't Bite

Originally published on Mon February 11, 2013 9:41 am

The China Twist by Wen-Szu Lin chronicles the author's (ultimately unsuccessful) attempt to bring Auntie Anne's pretzels to China.
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The lure of the China market is legendary. The dream: Sell something to 1.3 billion people, and you're set.

The reality is totally different.

Ask the MBAs from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School who tried to launch Auntie Anne's pretzels in China. The result is a funny, instructive and occasionally harrowing journey that is now the subject of a new book, The China Twist.

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