Books And Literature

US poet laureate starts rural reading tour in New Mexico

Jan 13, 2018

The nation's poet laureate is embarking on the first of several trips to bring her poetry to pockets of the country where she says book festivals rarely take her

Horror master Stephen King to receive PEN America award

Jan 12, 2018

PEN America will honor legendary suspense writer Stephen King with the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award at its annual Literary Gala on May 22 at the American Museum of Natural History in New York

Philadelphia library names new city poet laureate

Jan 12, 2018

A poet who originally moved from Puerto Rico to Philadelphia for graduate school has been named the city's new poet laureate

Patricia Hearst pic based on Toobin book canceled

Jan 12, 2018

Twentieth Century Fox Film says it is canceling the studio's planned film based on Jeffrey Toobin's Patricia Hearst book "American Heiress."

Jeter imprint acquires book by Comfort Cases founder

Jan 11, 2018

The latest acquisition by Derek Jeter's publishing imprint: A memoir by Robert Scheer, founder of the foster youth charity Comfort Cases

Former NYPD officer dubbed 'cannibal cop' pens horror novel

Jan 9, 2018

A former New York City police officer whose bizarre online exchanges about kidnapping and eating women landed him behind bars and earned him tabloid infamy as the "cannibal cop" has penned a horror novel

Dozens more 'resistance' books scheduled for 2018

Jan 9, 2018

The rise of Donald Trump has been mirrored by an expanding literary genre that will intensify in 2018, with dozens of new works expected, on top of the dozens from last year

The Latest: White House sees 'no way back' for Bannon

Jan 8, 2018

A White House spokesman says there's no "way back" for Steve Bannon after his comments in an explosive new book that questions President Donald Trump's fitness for office

The Latest: Sensational book on Trump is top seller online

Jan 5, 2018

Author Michael Wolff's sensational book on President Donald Trump's administration is the top seller online

The Latest: Trump book publisher moves up release date

Jan 4, 2018

The publisher of a new book about President Donald Trump's first year in office apparently isn't cowed by demands to halt publication _ it is moving up the date the book comes out

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