For agents and publishers, the Frankfurt Book Fair is publishing’s biggest event: part conclave, mostly marathon, and all business. It is absolutely no place for an aspiring author, as we discover.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we demonstrate to a wary customer how best to maneuver the purchase of a new car, while keeping accidental singes to a minimum.
It’s a holiday tradition: You’re giftless mere hours until Christmas, and it’s printouts and January ETAs for the unlucky few on your list. Gift ideas for the eternally belated.
This holiday season, rather than hock what’s left of your 401(k) for Starbucks gift cards, gather friends and family around a cozy, non-energy-dependent board game.
The government says your stimulus check will soon be in the mail, but when you finally receive it, should you invest it—or instead blow it on something the economy won’t ever forget?
Talented gift-givers put time and thought into selecting presents for their loved ones. Gift ideas for the ungifted.
The weeks prior to Black Friday were spent preparing for it: learning which gifts could drop your kid into a coma, and which you’d need to beat a fellow shopper senseless to buy.
As long as you’ve got two to four friends, that’s all you need for a fun afternoon of playing board games. Oh, except for a board game that’s actually fun. Presenting this year’s crop of games even sore losers will enjoy.
‘Tis the season of Amazon and Zappos, but what about those web merchants with more rare offerings, or services you didn’t know were available online? The writers offer a few of their current favorites.
It’s always better to give than to receive—at least that’s what your loved ones say, just as they’re about to open another present from you.
Around the holidays there are always two to four players within earshot. Every year dozens of board games are marketed into existence, but some are so fun they stand alone.
The road from denial to Christmas is an arduous one, and begins the day after Thanksgiving. Abandon all hope, and brave the throngs.