Books And Literature

Former US poet laureate Rita Dove wins $100,000 prize

Sep 5, 2019

Former U.S. poet laureate Rita Dove has received a $100,000 prize for lifetime achievement

Harry Potter removed from Tennessee Catholic school library

Sep 2, 2019

A Catholic school in Tennessee has removed the Harry Potter series from its library after the school's priest decided the books could cause a reader to conjure evil spirits.

Justice Ginsburg reports she's on way to 'well' after cancer

Sep 1, 2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she's 'alive' and on her way to being 'very well' following radiation treatment for cancer

WNBA's Alexander writes and illustrates children's book

Aug 29, 2019

Kayla Alexander loved to draw since she was a child, when she was inspired by a patient teacher

The places it'll go: Dr. Seuss exhibition hitting the road

Aug 28, 2019

Dr. Seuss is hitting the road this fall with a massive interactive exhibit that will immerse visitors in some of the children's author's most iconic books

Top publishers sue Audible for copyright infringement

Aug 23, 2019

Some of the country's top publishers are suing Audible, citing copyright infringement as they ask a federal judge to enjoin the audiobook producer-distributor's planned use of captions for an education-driven program

Businessman-art collector Leonard A. Lauder writing memoir

Aug 22, 2019

Leonard A. Lauder, former chairman of Estee Lauder Companies, is working on a memoir about the cosmetics company his mother founded and he helped build into an international empire

Planned book by Mark Halperin faces widespread criticism

Aug 19, 2019

A reported book deal for Mark Halperin, the "Game Change" co-author and political commentator who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is being greeted with widespread outrage

J.D. Salinger's books are finally going digital

Aug 11, 2019

You'll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger's books in digital format

Rudy Pérez shares his journey from poverty to the Grammys

Aug 2, 2019

Rudy Pérez wants to inspire others with "The Latin Hit Maker," a new book about his journey from Cuban refugee to world-renowned record producer and songwriter

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