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July 30, 2020
'Little House' author's life, times examined in PBS film
A new documentary about the life and work of “Little House on the Prairie” author Laura Ingalls Wilder puts her novels’ ...
July 28, 2020
Hilary Mantel, Anne Tyler among Booker Prize contenders
Best-selling British novelist Hilary Mantel and American author Anne Tyler are among 13 writers on a U.S.-dominated list of ...
July 27, 2020
Review: Jon Land channels James Bond with new thriller
“Strong from the Heart,” by Jon Land (Forge) Fans of Jon Land’s thrillers featuring fifth-generation Texas Ranger Caitlin ...
July 15, 2020
Review: 'Painted Bird' brings a disputed novel to grim life
Václav Marhoul’s “The Painted Bird” begins with utter bleakness but over the course of its 169-minute running time, keeps ...
July 15, 2020
Lisa Lucas, head of National Book Foundation, to join Knopf
The head of the organization which presents the National Book Awards is joining the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.
July 01, 2020
Rudolfo Anaya, ‘godfather’ of Chicano literature, dies at 82
Rudolfo Anaya, a writer who helped launch the 1970s Chicano Literature Movement with his novel “Bless Me, Ultima,” a book ...
June 29, 2020
Review: Paul Doiron cranks up a suspenseful, fast-paced plot
“One Last Lie,” by Paul Doiron (Minotaur) Fifteen years ago, a young Maine game warden went undercover to investigate a ...
June 27, 2020
Author Kimberly Jones writing a book based on popular video
Kimberly Jones, the author and activist whose "How Can We Win?” video following the murder of George Floyd was shared online ...
June 25, 2020
Early, rarely seen Alcott story published in Strand Magazine
The current issue of Strand Magazine will give readers the chance to discover an obscure and unfinished Louisa May Alcott ...
June 18, 2020
Asturias award honors Canadian poet and essayist Anne Carson
Canadian essayist and poet Anne Carson, author of the 1986 non-fiction book “Eros the Bittersweet,” will be honored this year ...
June 16, 2020
Oprah picks James McBride's 'Deacon King Kong' for book club
Oprah Winfrey has chosen James McBride's “Deacon King Kong” for her book club. McBride's novel is set in a Brooklyn housing ...
June 13, 2020
Floyd’s death hastens shift in police pop culture portrayals
Gary Phillips, a prize-winning crime novelist from Los Angeles, grew up on TV shows that showed a world nothing like the one ...
May 28, 2020
New 'Hunger Games' book sells more than 500,000 copies
A decade after the “Hunger Games” series had apparently ended, readers were clearly ready for more. Suzanne Collins' “The ...
May 27, 2020
Robb Forman Dew, prize-winning novelist, dead at 73
Robb Forman Dew, a prize-winning fiction writer who drew upon her small-town Ohio background for such novels as “Dale Loves ...
May 26, 2020
JK Rowling publishes first chapters of new story online
J.K. Rowling is publishing a new story called “The Ickabog,” which will be free to read online to help entertain children and ...
May 22, 2020
Clinton and Patterson again team up for political thriller
After co-writing the best-selling adult novel of 2018, Bill Clinton and James Patterson have teamed up for another political ...
May 22, 2020
Romance writers association announces new award, the Vivian
The Romance Writers of America have dropped their annual RITA awards and replaced them with a prize dedicated to the ...
May 18, 2020
Review: Dinan's debut novel sounds climate change alarm
“Things You Would Know if You Grew Up Around Here,” by Nancy Wayson Dinan (Bloomsbury) You’ll find “Things You Would Know if ...
May 15, 2020
Daveed Diggs lets out his inner sci-fi fan in 'Snowpiercer'
Daveed Diggs was sorting through the many TV offers coming his way a few years ago when, as the Tony Award-winning actor puts ...
May 14, 2020
Follett novel, others to be excerpted in free e-compilation
Fiction by Ken Follett, Matt Haig and Sue Miller will be among the dozens of upcoming releases excerpted in two free e-book ...
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