Books And Literature

Young adult novel pulled amid online criticisms

Feb 28, 2019

The author of a young adult novel has pulled his book amid criticism of how it portrayed the Kosovo War of the late 1990s

Posthumous Dr. Seuss book coming Sept. 3

Feb 28, 2019

There is no muse like Dr. Seuss: An unfinished manuscript by the late children's author is the basis for "Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum," coming Sept. 3.

Publishers ready plans for Mueller report books

Feb 28, 2019

If and when the Mueller report is released, publishers will have books ready

Posthumous memoir by gay rights pioneer due in October

Feb 28, 2019

A posthumous memoir by gay rights pioneer Edie Windsor will be released in October

Anthony Doerr among editors for 2019 'Best American' series

Feb 28, 2019

Prize-winning authors Anthony Doerr, Carmen Maria Machado and Jonathan Lethem are among this year's guest editors of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's venerable "Best American" anthologies

Ghanaian American writer wins $75,000 award from PEN America

Feb 27, 2019

A debut collection of stories by a Ghanaian American writer has won a $75,000 prize for the best book of 2018

New Philip Pullman 'Book of Dust" novel coming Oct. 3

Feb 27, 2019

Philip Pullman's next novel will bring us an older and more independent Lyra Silvertongue, his longtime literary heroine

Sedaris, Rankine among new arts academy inductees

Feb 26, 2019

David Sedaris, Claudia Rankine and Meredith Monk are among the new inductees into the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Frederick Douglass biography among Lukas prize nominees

Feb 26, 2019

David W. Blight's biography of Frederick Douglass and Sarah Smarsh's "Heartland" are among the nominees for awards celebrating books of social consciousness and literary merit

'Green Book' wins best picture in an upset at the Oscars

Feb 25, 2019

Hollywood's top award has gone to "Green Book," a film that some see as a feel-good throwback but that others ridicule as an outdated inversion of "Driving Miss Daisy."

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