Books And Literature

John Richardson, critic and Picasso biographer, dies at 95

Mar 12, 2019

Sir John Richardson, an eminent historian and critic of modern art whose multivolume series on Pablo Picasso drew upon his personal and aesthetic affinity for the Spanish painter and sculptor, has died at age 95

A private gift from Joni Mitchell will soon be a book

Mar 11, 2019

"Morning Glory On the Vine: Early Songs and Drawings" will be published Oct. 22, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Monday

Habitat for Humanity CEO writing book on 7 virtues

Mar 11, 2019

The CEO of Habitat for Humanity International is writing a book, which includes a foreword by former President Jimmy Carter

New George Soros book will be a summation of core beliefs

Mar 8, 2019

George Soros' next book will be a summation of his core beliefs. PublicAffairs announced Friday that "In Defense of Open Society" will be published Sept. 24.

Lauren Groff's 'Florida' wins $20,000 Story Prize

Mar 7, 2019

Lauren Groff's "Florida," a collection of often tumultuous portraits of life in the Sunshine State, won the $20,000 Story Prize for short fiction

Justice Sotomayor to speak this May at BookExpo

Mar 7, 2019

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be holding a special session this spring, at the annual publishing convention

School lessons targeted by climate change doubters

Mar 6, 2019

As climate change becomes a hotter topic in American classrooms, politicians are pushing back against the scientific consensus that global warming is real and man-made

Tales of a Giant: Willie Mays' reflects in the book "24."

Mar 6, 2019

Baseball great Willie Mays, who turns 88 this spring, has some advice to share

Pete Townshend novel, 'The Age of Anxiety,' out in November

Mar 5, 2019

Pete Townshend, the man who helped invent the rock opera, has now written a rock novel

Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli on cooking with her 11-yr-old

Mar 1, 2019

Alex Guarnaschelli might be a revered judge on TV's Chopped, one of the few female iron chefs and the author of two best-selling cookbooks, but in her 11-year-old daughter's eyes Chef Gordon Ramsay is the ultimate authority on food

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