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February 27, 2020
Review: Wayne does good job building suspense in `Apartment'
“Apartment,” Bloomsbury, by Teddy Wayne Teddy Wayne has written another campus novel. Coming on the heels of his ...
February 18, 2020
'True Grit' novelist Charles Portis dies at age 86
Novelist Charles Portis, a favorite among critics and writers for such shaggy dog stories as "Norwood" and "Gringos" and a ...
February 12, 2020
Missteps lead publishing industry to review diversity effort
As debate rages around “American Dirt,” the bestselling novel criticized for its portrait of Mexican life and culture, ...
February 11, 2020
Review: `Love, Unscripted' is a funny, bittersweet novel
“Love, Unscripted: a Novel,” Ballantine Books, by Owen Nicholls As the call for a resurgence of the romantic comedy continues ...
February 10, 2020
Review: Pinborough's `Dead to Her' has myriad unusual twists
“Dead to Her,” Morrow, by Sarah Pinborough Sarah Pinborough skirts the edge of a soap opera as her third novel delves into ...
January 30, 2020
Author tour for controversial 'American Dirt' is canceled
The publisher of Jeanine Cummins' controversial novel “American Dirt" has canceled the remainder of her promotional tour, ...
January 29, 2020
Isabel Allende talks about migration, life, aging and love
Over the last year, Isabel Allende has been coping with loss and grief after the passing of her mother, a stepfather whom she ...
January 29, 2020
'American Dirt' Latino backlash part of long publishing war
During a trip to Mexico to visit family, writer Myriam Gurba took “American Dirt,” a novel about immigration and cartel ...
January 22, 2020
Everyone invited: `Great Gatsby' copyright to end in 2021
For decades, Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan and other characters from “The Great Gatsby” have been as real to millions of readers ...
January 22, 2020
MacDowell artist colony chooses Nell Painter as new chair
The MacDowell Colony, one of the country's oldest and most prestigious artist colonies, has chosen the author-educator Nell ...
January 21, 2020
Winfrey chooses the novel "American Dirt" for her book club
Jeanine Cummins' “American Dirt,” one of the year's most anticipated and debated novels, is Oprah Winfrey's new pick for her ...
January 17, 2020
Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial
A jury of seven men and five women was selected Friday for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial after an arduous, two-week process ...
January 14, 2020
Review: Cat-and-mouse game skillfully told in debut novel
“How Quickly She Disappears,” Berkley, by Raymond Fleischmann When Elizabeth Pfautz was a child in Pennsylvania, her twin ...
January 09, 2020
Frustration with lack of diversity grows at Romance Writers
Turmoil continued Thursday at the Romance Writers of America as it faced another high-level departure and several publishers ...
January 01, 2020
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
A lauded writer who brought to light stories overshadowed by prejudice. An actress and singer who helped embody the ...
December 31, 2019
Sonny Mehta, visionary head of Alfred A. Knopf, dies at 77
Sonny Mehta, the urbane and astute head of Alfred A. Knopf who guided one of the book world's most esteemed imprints to new ...
December 29, 2019
'Skywalker' rises again; 'Little Women' go big at box office
“Star Wars” was still rising in the last weekend of the year, while “Little Women” broke big at the box office. “Star Wars: ...
December 24, 2019
Elizabeth Spencer, 'Light In the Piazza' author, dies at 98
Elizabeth Spencer, a grande dame of Southern literature who bravely navigated between the Jim Crow past and open-ended ...
December 17, 2019
Murakami holds rare public reading to mark debut anniversary
A monkey that confesses he steals women's identity cards, causing them to temporarily forget who they are, starred Tuesday ...
December 10, 2019
Margaret Atwood and Laurie Anderson talk art, age and more
Margaret Atwood and Laurie Anderson, strangers until now, covered a wide range of topics in their first public conversation.
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