- Author Vendela Vida and the art of pretending Updated: Jun-03-15 8:19 am
NEW YORK - Answering questions in a Casablanca police station, hoping to retrieve a missing backpack, author Vendela Vida was overcome by her feelings of good fortune.
- Coeur d'Alene school to keep 'Of Mice and Men' on curriculum Updated: Jun-03-15 6:13 am
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene high school students will still be cracking open John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" even though a district committee recommended the classic be removed from classrooms.
- Shonda Rhimes writing book on a year of accepting challenges Updated: Jun-02-15 9:22 pm
NEW YORK - Shonda Rhimes' first book will have a positive message.
- New 'Fifty Shades' book quickly tops best-seller lists Updated: Jun-02-15 12:28 pm
NEW YORK - Once again, E L James is on top.
- State historian to sign copies of new book Updated: Jun-02-15 6:16 am
PHOENIX - Arizona's official state historian is making a visit to the state Capitol museum to sign copies of his new book.
- 'Fifty Shades of Grey' sequel to be published June 18 Updated: Jun-01-15 4:40 pm
NEW YORK - E L James is back for more.
- Summertime and TV are heating up with new, returning shows Updated: Jun-01-15 3:52 pm
LOS ANGELES - Network television, once wedded to a September-to-May schedule, saw the error of its ways as cable and online competitors demonstrated a brazen disregard for tradition.
- Ehud Barak, former prime minister of Israel, has book deal Updated: Jun-01-15 1:35 pm
NEW YORK - Ehud Barak, the former prime minister of Israel and one of his country's most decorated soldiers, has a book deal.
- More copies of Laura Ingalls Wilder memoir to be printed Updated: May-31-15 10:55 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The autobiography of prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder, a blockbuster for the South Dakota State Historical Society Press, is expected to jump to about 145,000 copies in print by mid-summer.
- 'Office' colleagues Kaling, Novak confirm book project Updated: May-30-15 5:29 pm
NEW YORK - Mindy Kaling and BJ Novak say they are indeed writing a book together.
- Dissent: Book traces 400 years of protest, progress in US Updated: May-29-15 5:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Most views of American history trace the rise of power and politics.
- James Patterson launches children's imprint Updated: May-29-15 10:58 am
NEW YORK - James Patterson, already one of the book world's most popular authors, is now becoming a publisher.
- Corvallis web comic creator develops online following Updated: May-28-15 6:56 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Imagine a world where every prediction from the 19th century came true - people fly to work on winged cars, monarchies are the dominant form of government - and mix it with mummies, enchanted necklaces and a cantankerous ghost.
- Bush suggests literature, from Bible to historical thriller Updated: May-28-15 4:38 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Jeb Bush is taking a break from questions about health care, immigration and Middle East policy to toss off some of his memorable reads, during a visit to Michigan.
- Appeals court: Apple must submit to imposition of monitor Updated: May-28-15 12:25 pm
NEW YORK - Apple must cooperate with a court-appointed monitor after a judge found the technology giant colluded with book publishers in 2010 to raise electronic book prices, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
- Lutheran pastor also a Scotch whisky reviewer Updated: May-28-15 4:14 am
HARTLAND TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A Livingston County reverend wrote a book, and its subject matter might surprise you. "The Angels' Portion: A Clergyman's Whisky Narrative" is a collection of Scotch whisky reviews that reads more like a collection of creative short stories.
- US, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorship Updated: May-27-15 11:58 pm
NEW YORK - Chinese and American authors gathered Wednesday to protest a major U.S. book fair's focus on China that they say ignores the country's glaring problems of censorship and intimidation.
- Jonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novel Updated: May-27-15 7:26 pm
NEW YORK - Writing has become no easier for Jonathan Franzen, whose fifth novel comes out this fall.
- New official James Bond novel to be called 'Trigger Mortis' Updated: May-27-15 7:11 pm
LONDON - James Bond will be reunited with Pussy Galore in a new novel to be published this year.
- Bourdain plants digital footprint as editor at food website Updated: May-27-15 11:18 am
Anthony Bourdain has eaten his way through nearly every crevice of the globe, and now he's ready to taste a new frontier - the digital world.
- Review: Cussler's 'Piranha' is great book for summer reading Updated: May-26-15 2:13 pm
"Piranha" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison
- Author of Pamela Smart-inspired book asks for her parole Updated: May-26-15 1:43 pm
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - An author whose book "To Die For" was inspired by the Pamela Smart case is asking the governor to consider parole.
- Sen. Mitch McConnell working on memoir Updated: May-26-15 1:22 pm
NEW YORK - Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, is working on a memoir.
- Independent booksellers continue to add new stores Updated: May-26-15 10:34 am
NEW YORK - The independent bookseller community continues to expand, through new stores opening and old stores adding new locations.
- Publishing world gathers this week for book conventions Updated: May-26-15 10:32 am
NEW YORK - Diversity will get an extra push at this week's BookCon and BookExpo America.