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June 30, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is writing memoir, publisher announces
Nearing his 80th birthday, Sir Patrick Stewart is finally ready for the project he once feared taking on — his memoir.
June 25, 2020
Bialik and Batman: Actor teams up with DC for science book
“The Big Bang Theory” actor Mayim Bialik is teaming with DC Entertainment on a project that joins superhero power to the ...
June 24, 2020
Nocera and McLean writing book on U.S. coronavirus response
Business writers Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera are collaborating on a critical take of the U.S. response to the coronavirus ...
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 ...
May 19, 2020
Review: Writer reflects on his friendship with Philip Roth
“Here We Are: My Friendship with Philip Roth.” by Benjamin Taylor (Penguin Books) For 20 years, Benjamin Taylor was a ...
May 15, 2020
Curtis Sittenfeld's `Rodham' imagines a different `Hillary'
Over the past few years, author Curtis Sittenfeld has gotten to know Hillary Clinton in a way uniquely suited for a novelist ...
May 14, 2020
Biography of Ida B. Wells coming out in 2021, publisher says
The great-granddaughter of Ida B. Wells is writing a biography of the pioneering African-American journalist and activist.
May 13, 2020
Hillary Clinton pays tribute to late CEO of Simon & Schuster
Hillary Clinton is mourning the death of Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy, whose publishing house has been working with ...
May 12, 2020
Review: Lou Gehrig's generosity of spirit shines in new book
"Lou Gehrig: The Lost Memoir,” Alan D. Gaff (Simon & Schuster) In the pre-television and internet era, it’s hard to imagine ...
May 08, 2020
Robert Caro writes, and waits, during the COVID-19 outbreak
On most days since the coronavirus spread through Manhattan, Robert Caro has held to a familiar routine. He rises early, ...
May 05, 2020
Colson Whitehead's 'The Nickel Boys' wins Pulitzer Prize
Colson Whitehead became the rare author to receive Pulitzers for consecutive books when his novel about a brutal Florida ...
May 04, 2020
The Latest: 1st audio Pulitzer prize goes to 'The Out Crowd'
The Latest on the announcement of the 2020 Pulitzer Prizes (all times local): 5 p.m. The Pulitzer Prizes had something new ...
May 01, 2020
'Raging Bull' delivers outside ring as classic sports film
Jake LaMotta was a straight-ahead brawler, so determined to wreak havoc every time he entered the boxing ring that he handed ...
April 27, 2020
Michelle Obama documentary 'Becoming' to premiere on Netflix
A documentary portrait of Michelle Obama titled “Becoming” will premiere on Netflix next week, the streaming company ...
April 20, 2020
Robert Loomis, editor of Angelou, Styron, dies at 93
Robert Loomis, a blue-chip editor of old-fashioned sense and persistence who in more than 50 years at Random House ...
April 20, 2020
Review: Old West famous feud comes to life in 'Tombstone'
“Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride From Hell,” by Tom Clavin (St. Martin’s Press) In 1881, ...
April 10, 2020
'Downton Abbey' creator shifts gears with series 'Belgravia'
Julian Fellowes' latest addictive series about English social classes kicks off with a party. Mind you, not just any ...
March 31, 2020
Review: Irby offers comic relief in third essay collection
``Wow, No Thank You,'' Vintage Books, By Samantha Irby With ``Wow, No Thank You,'' the incomparable Samantha Irby offers yet ...
March 26, 2020
Whiting Awards bestow $50K prizes to 10 emerging writers
Essayist and New Yorker staff writer Jia Tolentino and novelist Ling Ma are among this year's 10 winners of the Whiting ...
March 24, 2020
Valeria Luiselli's 'Lost Children Archive' wins Folio Prize
Mexican writer Valeria Luiselli’s novel “Lost Children Archive” won the Rathbones Folio Prize for literature on Monday at a ...
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