LIFE AFTER LIFE kicks off this year's Tournament of Books--will Ursula Todd live to see the brackets?

Per recent tradition, we start today with a pre-Tournament playoff round so that everyone can use the restroom, get a drink, and take a seat before the daily competition really gets going this Thursday, March 6.

Over on our tumblr we've posted an interview with Mario Pulice, VP and Creative Director at Little, Brown and Company, about his iconic cover design for Stacy Schiff's CLEOPATRA!

As mentioned on Friday, in the coming months we’ll be posting all sorts of 20th anniversary content here on the Back Bay tumblr, and on other Little, Brown and Company social media accounts, right up...

Our fearless leader, Reagan Arthur, is answering questions right now on the Little, Brown and Company page. Go check it out!

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Do you have a question for our publisher Reagan Arthur? Ask it here! She'll be answering at 2PM.

A fan put together this pinboard of all things DFW. What a great resource!


"I came to Washington right out of college, and I was fascinated as I watched how sometimes young people are taken in by powerful mentors and lose their ethics in their ambitions." Great interview with Matthew Quirk!

Matthew Quirk ( has seen incredible success for a first-time thriller author. For this interview, Quirk described how he parlayed his five

Coming soon to theaters - LONE SURVIVOR, based on the book by Marcus Luttrell. Mark Wahlberg stars alongside Taylor Kitsch, Eric Bana, Emile Hirsch, and Ben Foster. Written and directed by Peter Berg. Watch the trailer here.

Enter the Where'd You Go, Bernadette sweepstakes!

Bernadette Fox is notorious, but to to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, simply, Mom. When Bernadette disappears, Bee compiles email messages, official documents, secret correspondence--creating a compulsively readable and touching novel.

So many wonderful Back Bay authors on this list!

Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill

Head on over to the Little, Brown and Company Facebook page for a chance to win the Snow Day sweepstakes!

Little, Brown and Company was founded in 1837 and for close to two centuries has published fiction and nonfiction by many of America's finest writers.
Julia Child would have turned 100 next week. Julie Powell, who famously prepared every one of Julia's 524 recipes in "The Art of French Cooking" and chronicled it in her best-seller, "Julie and Julia," visited "CBS This Morning: Saturday."
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Huffington Post has launched a 10 part video series based on Ariana Huffington's book, BECOMING FEARLESS. Check it out!

Big News on Becoming Fearless. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Becoming Fearless

Luis Urrea was interviewed by Bill Moyers on Friday--check out the full show here!

Crossing borders with storyteller Luis Alberto Urrea.

The New York Times Book Review is starting a new column called "By the Book," about the reading habits of prominent figures. First up? David Sedaris!

The author of “Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk” would like to go back in time and collect kindling for Flannery O’Connor.

Arts Beat recommends THE ART OF FIELDING as one of their favorite books about baseball. We are publishing the paperback edition in May!

Staff members at The Times recommend their favorite baseball books.

Harper's has graciously collected everything that David Foster Wallace wrote for them and posted it online, you can check it out on this page.