Books And Literature

Detroit residents remember Aretha Franklin, impact on city

Aug 17, 2018

Aretha Franklin was Detroit's favorite daughter, often singing at the church where her father once led and headlining charity functions for kids or the less fortunate.

New York names new state author and poet

Aug 16, 2018

New York state has named two new writers as the state poet and author

From Reese Witherspoon to SJP, the rise of celeb book clubs

Aug 15, 2018

Celebrities ranging from Jimmy Fallon to Reese Witherspoon are following in Oprah Winfrey's wake with book clubs of their own

Author of book on Columbine writing an account of Parkland

Aug 14, 2018

The author of a best-seller about the Columbine school shootings is working on a book about Parkland

American Book Awards honor cultural diversity

Aug 13, 2018

Books on human caging, early Detroit and African-American culture in Los Angeles are among this year's winners for works reflecting the country's diversity

Justin Timberlake book coming in October

Aug 10, 2018

Justin Timberlake is looking back: The actor and Grammy-winning singer has a book out this fall, Harper Design announced Friday

Poet laureate Tracy K. Smith will tour this fall

Aug 9, 2018

The Library of Congress announced Thursday that Tracy K. Smith, the country's poet laureate, will be visiting Alaska, South Dakota, Maine and Louisiana over the next few months

Audiobook this fall reveals Rowling's magical influences

Aug 9, 2018

An audiobook coming out this fall will reveal some influences behind the wizardry of Harry Potter

Bill Clinton's debut novel is a million seller

Aug 8, 2018

'The President is Missing,' a thriller co-written by Bill Clinton and James Patterson, is now a million seller

New documentary to explore history of FBI, US presidents

Aug 6, 2018

Showtime will air a new documentary series from award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney examining the history of clashes between U.S. presidents and the FBI

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