Books And Literature

10 emerging writers receive $50,000 Whiting grants

Mar 21, 2019

Fiction writer Hernan Diaz and playwright Michael R. Jackson are among 10 winners of $50,000 grants for emerging artists

Books on slavery, prison system win literary prizes

Mar 20, 2019

Books on slavery, the prison system and the Harlem Renaissance are among this year's winners of Lukas prizes

Anderson Cooper has a 2-book deal, first expected in 2022

Mar 19, 2019

Anderson Cooper has a two-book deal and plans to collaborate with historian-novelist Katherine Howe

Dartmouth professor wins top religion prize

Mar 19, 2019

A Dartmouth College professor of physics and astronomy has won one of the world's leading religion prizes for blending hard science and deep spirituality in his work

New rules likely coming but not to replay

Mar 19, 2019

The blatant non-call late in the NFC championship game caused a lot of consternation among Saints fans and led to calls for change in the NFL's replay system

W.S. Merwin, prize-winning poet of nature, dies at 91

Mar 15, 2019

W.S. Merwin, a prolific and versatile master of modern poetry who evolved through a wide range of styles as he celebrated nature, condemned war and industrialism and reached for the elusive past, has died

Zadie Smith, Anna Burns among winners of critics prizes

Mar 15, 2019

Anna Burns' "Milkman," winner last fall of the Man Booker Prize, has been awarded the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction

3 Saudi women activists receive PEN Freedom to Write Award

Mar 14, 2019

Three Saudi women's rights activists are being honored by PEN America

Alicia Keys memoir 'More Myself' coming on November

Mar 13, 2019

Alicia Keys has a memoir coming out in November, to be published by Oprah Winfrey's imprint

Howard Stern is No. 1 - on Amazon best-seller list

Mar 12, 2019

Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that "Howard Stern Comes Again" will be published May 14

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