Books And Literature

The Latest: Weinstein spokeswoman wants #MeToo recognition

Apr 16, 2018

A spokeswoman for Harvey Weinstein says she hopes that the activist who founded the #MeToo movement gets as much recognition as the journalists who won Pulitzers for revealing sexual harassment and assault allegations against the former movie mogul

Music Pulitzer goes to rapper Lamar; fiction prize to 'Less'

Apr 16, 2018

The Pulitzers have awarded rapper Kendrick Lamar its music prize, a sharp departure from the classical and jazz artists who have traditionally won the honor

Pulitzer Prize winners in journalism, arts to be announced

Apr 16, 2018

The winners of the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts are set to be announced in New York City

Jack Gantos' next Joey Pigza story is audio only

Apr 16, 2018

For his next tale about the chaotic life of young Joey Pigza, Jack Gantos has a special pitch: Gantos is releasing "The Dented Head of Joey Pigza" as an original audiobook

Miami University to give early copies of Wil Haygood's book

Apr 16, 2018

Miami University will be handing out early copies of a Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Wil Haygood's newest work to students who will hear him speak at the college's 2018 convocation

Robert Caro talks Lyndon Johnson, music and the 1960s

Apr 15, 2018

Robert Caro has been thinking a lot about the 1960s: The Pulitzer Prize winning historian shared observations about the decade in address to the New-York Historical Society

Trove of author Ray Bradbury's papers set for preservation

Apr 15, 2018

A vast trove of manuscripts, correspondence and memorabilia that science fiction-fantasy writer Ray Bradbury amassed during his more than 70-year career is headed into a yearslong undertaking to sort and preserve his legacy for the ages

MeToo founder Tarana Burke: Focus on survivors, not blaming

Apr 14, 2018

MeToo founder Tarana Burke was honored along with Hollywood actresses and media and literary stars at the annual Variety Power of Women event, where the recent cultural reckoning over sexual misconduct was a major topic

Trump cries "slime ball" after former FBI director slams him

Apr 13, 2018

President Donald Trump is firing back at the sharply critical book by former FBI director James Comey. Trump blasts Comey as an "untruthful slime ball" on Twitter, saying, "It was my great honor to fire James Comey!"

Outdoors humor columnist Patrick F. McManus dies at 84

Apr 13, 2018

Patrick F. McManus, a prolific writer best known for his humor columns in fishing and hunting magazines who also wrote mystery novels and one-man comedy plays, has died

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