- Colorado governor's book raises Clinton veep speculation Updated: May-27-16 8:30 am
DENVER - John Hickenlooper, Colorado's term-limited Democratic governor, released a candid autobiography and is doing the book talk rounds this week, reviving speculation that he is positioning himself to join Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign ticket.
- Tennis pros need a CEO's head on top of strong shoulders Updated: May-27-16 2:32 am
PARIS - Two rounds of French Open tennis haven't come close to turning Marco Trungelliti into a millionaire.
- Inmates read, record books to stain in touch with their kids Updated: May-26-16 11:48 am
YORK, Pennsylvania - York County Prison inmate Stephanie Schymansky only gets to see her young children every few months.
- Irish author wins time in Hemingway studio in Key West Updated: May-26-16 3:54 am
KEY WEST, Florida - An Irish author has won a 10-day writing stint in Ernest Hemingway's former Key West study in Florida.
- Documents show different medal count for 'American Sniper' Updated: May-25-16 5:52 pm
HOUSTON - Documents show the number of medals slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle received for his military service is different from what he indicated in his best-selling memoir about his four tours of duty in Iraq.
- 'Godfather' notebook featuring Coppola comments out in fall Updated: May-25-16 11:46 am
NEW YORK - "Godfather" obsessives can look forward to a new publication this fall: A 700-page "Notebook" featuring Francis Ford Coppola's original annotations of the Mario Puzo best-seller.
- A pup named Potato? 15 were registered in NYC last year Updated: May-25-16 11:35 am
NEW YORK - Bella and Max are top dogs in New York City.
- New Captain America book suggests he's a member of Hydra Updated: May-25-16 9:36 am
WASHINGTON - Two words no one ever expected Captain America to say? "Hail Hydra."
- Renowned Chinese writer Yang Jiang dies at age 104 Updated: May-25-16 3:39 am
BEIJING - Renowned Chinese writer Yang Jiang, known for her prolific output and marriage to an equally famous author, died Wednesday at age 104, state media said.
- Writers share Wodehouse comic fiction prize, win a pig Updated: May-24-16 7:09 pm
LONDON - Satires set in financial-crisis Ireland and the high-end art world share this year's Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction, whose rewards include a bottle of champagne and a pig.
- Stephen King among writers signing Trump protest letter Updated: May-24-16 6:21 pm
NEW YORK - Some of the country's top writers are protesting Donald Trump's way with words.
- Book Review: 'Sweetbitter' is a novel to be savored Updated: May-24-16 3:29 pm
NEW YORK - "Sweetbitter," (Alfred A. Knopf), by Stephanie Danler
- Helen Mirren to narrate audiobook for Beatrix Potter story Updated: May-24-16 10:56 am
NEW YORK - Helen Mirren's latest role is audio only.
- New book planned about prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder Updated: May-24-16 10:37 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota State Historical Society is planning a new book about prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder, celebrating the 150th anniversary of her birthday and building on the success of a recent memoir.
- Unnamed 'Oxygen Thief' becomes self-published success Updated: May-24-16 8:29 am
NEW YORK - The fair-skinned man with the hoodie and dark ski cap sits on a bench outside McNally Jackson Books in downtown Manhattan, where neither patrons nor employees seem aware that he's the author of a work so in demand at the store that it's often out of stock.
- Writings by Mother Teresa to be published in August Updated: May-24-16 6:44 am
NEW YORK - A collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa is coming out in August, weeks before the late Nobel Peace Prize winner is to be canonized.
- Book Review: 'Beyond the Ice Limit' by Preston & Child Updated: May-23-16 10:40 am
"Beyond the Ice Limit" (Grand Central Publishing), by Preston & Child
- Book Review: 'Mercy' by Daniel Palmer & Michael Palmer Updated: May-23-16 9:57 am
"Mercy" (St. Martin's Press,) by Daniel Palmer and Michael Palmer
- Book Review: 'Blood Flag' by Steve Martini Updated: May-23-16 9:10 am
"Blood Flag: a Paul Madriani Novel" (William Morrow), by Steve Martini
- Smoky Mountains, partners give guide books to 4th-graders Updated: May-23-16 4:25 am
SEVIERVILLE, Tennessee - Fourth-grade students in Sevier County are receiving a guide book from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, LeConte Lodge and Great Smoky Mountains Association.
- Nobel author Garcia Marquez's ashes returned to Colombia Updated: May-22-16 10:11 pm
CARTAGENA, Colombia - The ashes of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez have been laid to rest in the historic Caribbean port city of Cartagena, Colombia, where he began his writing career.
- New Jersey author's titles getting TV, film treatments Updated: May-22-16 10:20 am
MENDHAM, New Jersey - Four years after one of his books was adapted into a Fox Network prime-time drama series, three more tales spun by a Mendham author are on a similar path to visual mass-media exposure.
- Westminster man wins $65K Sophie Kerr literary prize Updated: May-20-16 8:32 pm
CHESTERTOWN, Maryland - An English and theater major at Washington College has been named the winner of the nation's largest literary prize for undergraduates.
- Flint activist Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha has book deal Updated: May-20-16 11:59 am
NEW YORK - The pediatrician who helped reveal the deadly levels of lead in the water of Flint, Michigan, has a book deal.
- EXCHANGE: Retired teacher connects kids with horses Updated: May-20-16 6:30 am
STERLING, Illinois - In a classroom setting where desks and chalkboards are replaced by haystacks and horses, Joan Harms found a new way to satisfy her passion for teaching others.