- Wilder autobiography could be translated into Japanese Updated: Apr-30-16 6:26 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota's state-owned publishing house is considering an offer for the rights to translate into Japanese the best-selling memoir by prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder.
- 'Maze Runner' shoot delayed further due to star's injuries Updated: Apr-29-16 7:34 pm
LOS ANGELES - Principal photography on "Maze Runner: The Death Cure" has been further delayed to allow star Dylan O'Brien more time to recover from injuries he suffered during the shoot in mid-March.
- Fundraiser seeks to get children's books to Flint doctors Updated: Apr-29-16 1:55 am
FLINT, Michigan - A fundraising campaign is seeking to get kids' books to Flint doctors so that they're able to identify developmental issues.
- Andrea Barrett wins $30,000 short story prize Updated: Apr-28-16 8:00 am
NEW YORK - Andrea Barrett, an acclaimed fiction writer best known for the story collection "Ship Fever," has won a $30,000 honor for making a "significant contribution" to the art of short fiction.
- Movie 'Doctor Strange' turns Tibetan man into European woman Updated: Apr-27-16 10:16 pm
BEIJING - A Tibetan male character from the "Doctor Strange" comic books presented such a potential political minefield to Marvel that in the film version they cast a Caucasian woman in the role, reflecting the pressures Hollywood movie makers perceive when trying to appeal to the Chinese market.
- Punk mainstays NOFX add best-selling book to achievements Updated: Apr-27-16 5:46 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Punk rock mainstays NOFX have been defying music industry trends for three decades. Now the band's members can add a new achievement to their unlikely success story: Best-selling authors.
- Linda Fairstein writing crime series for young people Updated: Apr-27-16 9:06 am
NEW YORK - The latest sleuth for best-selling crime writer Linda Fairstein is relatively new to the mystery game.
- Book about Louisiana architect wins prize Updated: Apr-27-16 5:24 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Historic New Orleans Collection says a book it published last year has won an award from the Victorian Society in America.
- Review: Poignancy is polished at musical 'Tuck Everlasting' Updated: Apr-26-16 9:00 pm
NEW YORK - "Tuck Everlasting," the new musical that deals with eternal life, has wisely been put in the hands of someone whose work on Broadway never seems to die - director Casey Nicholaw.
- Rudolfo Anaya's "Bless Me, Ultima" to be made into an opera Updated: Apr-26-16 5:19 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Rudolfo Anaya's famed novel "Bless Me, Ultima," one of the most recognizable works of Mexican-American Literature and a book some scholars believed sparked the Chicano literary movement in the late 1960s, is being made into an opera.
- Missouri senator reads 50 Cent book in sales tax filibuster Updated: Apr-25-16 11:36 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Senate has tabled a sales tax proposal after a senator filibustered it by reading a book about 50 Cent.
- Street poet in Dallas winds words into images of love, hope Updated: Apr-25-16 8:31 pm
DALLAS - She's a poet who hates love poems - but she'll write one for you anyway, if you ask.
- Andrew Luck turns a page, starts online book club Updated: Apr-25-16 4:58 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck enjoys reading books a lot more than reading NFL defenses.
- Study of body-mind mysteries wins Wellcome Book Prize Updated: Apr-25-16 2:16 pm
LONDON - Neurologist Suzanne O'Sullivan won the medically themed Wellcome Book Prize on Monday with "It's All in Your Head," an exploration of the mysteries of psychosomatic illness.
- Book Review: 'Siddhartha's Brain' smart take on meditation Updated: Apr-25-16 11:22 am
"Siddhartha's Brain: Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment" (William Morrow), by James Kingsland
- Review: 'The Last Mile" is Baldacci's latest thriller Updated: Apr-25-16 11:20 am
"The Last Mile" (Grand Central Publishing), by David Baldacci
- 'I am here' - Silenced by autism, young man finds his voice Updated: Apr-25-16 12:14 am
METAIRIE, Louisiana - Benjamin Alexander cannot speak, but he is determined to be heard. He cannot type without a hand to support his, and yet he writes and writes, his inner voice shouting out his thoughts. He returns repeatedly to the "fiend" that tried to silence him, the autism he sarcastically calls his "gift."
- Designer of state seal still creating vivid artwork at 84 Updated: Apr-24-16 3:05 am
CENTRALIA, Washington - If you live in Washington, there's a good chance you have already seen one Lewis County resident's artwork.
- Spain commemorates the 400th anniversary of Cervantes' death Updated: Apr-23-16 1:10 pm
MADRID - Spain commemorated the 400th anniversary of the death of its best-known writer, Miguel de Cervantes on Saturday.
- 2 performances of 'Catherland' set at Homestead Monument Updated: Apr-22-16 8:16 pm
BEATRICE, Nebraska - Special performances of "Catherland" will be held Sunday and Monday at the Homestead National Monument of America in southeast Nebraska.
- Jackie Robinson's daughter honors young students for essays Updated: Apr-22-16 2:16 pm
RUFFS DALE, Pennsylvania - The daughter of Jackie Robinson has honored two western Pennsylvania students for their award-winning essays inspired by the baseball legend's life.
- Hungary's Nobel-winning author Imre Kertesz laid to rest Updated: Apr-22-16 11:29 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Imre Kertesz, the Hungarian writer who won the 2002 Nobel Prize for Literature, was laid to rest Friday in the National Burial Garden in Budapest's Kerepesi Cemetery.
- Pop superstar Prince dies at his Minnesota home at age 57 Updated: Apr-21-16 8:24 pm
CHANHASSEN, Minnesota - Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57.
- Actress hold book reading in support of autism awareness Updated: Apr-21-16 5:14 pm
CUMMING, Georgia - Actress Holly Robinson Peete held an intimate book-reading event in Atlanta for children with autism and their families.
- Former Silicon Valley executive writes 'irreverent expose' Updated: Apr-21-16 12:47 pm
NEW YORK - A former Facebook manager, Twitter adviser and startup executive has written a "no-holds-barred" book about Silicon Valley.