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Cicely Tyson performs Langston Hughes at Ebony gala

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Cicely Tyson performed a Langston Hughes poem as she accepted a lifetime achievement award from Ebony magazine. ...
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ACCOMAC, Va. — A Virginia school district has temporarily pulled two classic novels from its classrooms after a parent filed a formal complaint over...
Former Dallas police chief David Brown writing memoir

NEW YORK — The Dallas police chief who was praised for his response to last summer's shootings of five law enforcement officers is working...
Italy’s Erri De Luca wins dreaded Bad Sex in Fiction prize

LONDON — Acclaimed Italian novelist Erri De Luca has added a somewhat tarnished trophy to his list of accolades — the Bad Sex in...
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MADRID — Spanish novelist Eduardo Mendoza has won the 2016 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honor, for bringing a "new narrative style...
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DENVER — Bruce Springsteen stopped in Denver on Wednesday as part of a nationwide tour promoting his new autobiography "Born to Run." ...
Murakami’s new novel set for release in Japan in February

TOKYO — Haruki Murakami's new novel is set for release in Japan in February, and that's about as much as his fans are being...
Ohio State attack echoes Islamic State group’s brutal calls

NEW YORK — In chillingly detailed articles in a slick online magazine, Islamic State extremists exhorted English-language readers this fall to carry out attacks...
Book Review: ‘Moonglow’ by Michael Chabon

"Moonglow: a Novel" (Harper), by Michael Chabon In his latest novel,...
Next stop: New novel coming from ‘Girl on the Train’ author

NEW YORK — The British author of "The Girl on the Train" will next tell a tale of murder in a riverside town. ...

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