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NEW YORK — Colson Whitehead, winner of the National Book Award for his novel "The Underground Railroad," is a finalist for a new $75,000...
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NEW ORLEANS — When African-American writer Crystal Wilkinson of Kentucky learned she won the 2016 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, she said...
Japan hotel chain under fire over denial of Rape of Nanking

TOKYO — A fast-growing Japanese hotel chain is facing criticism over a book penned by the chain's owner that says the Rape of Nanking...
Review: Evan Smoak returns in Hurwitz’s ‘The Nowhere Man’

Associated Press — "The Nowhere Man" (Minotaur), by Gregg Hurwitz Evan...
Book Review: ‘Little Deaths’ by Emma Flint is mesmerizing

"Little Deaths" (Hachette Books), by Emma Flint "Little Deaths," Emma Flint's...
Review: Depravity on display in ‘Homesick for Another World’

"Homesick for Another World" (Penguin Press), by Ottessa Moshfegh Ottessa Moshfegh's...
Patchett, Chabon among nominees for book critics prizes

NEW YORK — Ann Patchett, Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith were among the nominees announced Tuesday for the National Book Critics Circle Awards. ...
John Lewis books sell out on Amazon day after Trump’s tweets

NEW YORK — Two of John Lewis' books have sold out on Amazon after the Democratic congressman claimed the top spots on the retailer's...
Former pro wrestler Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka dies at 73

PHILADELPHIA — Former pro wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, who earlier this month was found not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of...
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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah prisoners can read violence-laced literature such as "Games of Thrones" but are barred from accessing two guidebooks on manipulation. ...

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