Books And Literature

Romance writer accused of killing spouse penned how-to essay

Sep 12, 2018

A woman accused of gunning down her chef husband in Portland, Oregon, is a self-published romance writer who once penned an essay titled "How to Murder Your Husband."

New study finds fiction reading down, poetry up

Sep 12, 2018

A new government study finds adult Americans are reading fewer novels and short stories, but showed a big jump in poetry and increases in attendance at arts festivals, concerts and plays.

Longlists for National Book Awards include 2 novels in verse

Sep 12, 2018

A new novel by M.T. Anderson and a pair of novels in verse are among those on the National Book Awards longlist in young people's literature

New audiobook features Biden conversations

Sep 12, 2018

An upcoming audiobook will feature former Vice President Joe Biden talking about his late son Beau with such interviewers as Stephen Colbert, Constance Wu and Aaron Sorkin

Florence could rival North Carolina's 1954 'benchmark storm'

Sep 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence could inflict the hardest punch North Carolina has seen in more than 60 years, with rain and wind of more than 130 mph

Eudora Welty gets first marker on Mississippi writers trail

Sep 11, 2018

Mississippi has markers noting a blues trail, a country music trail, a civil rights trail, an Indian mound trail, and now a writer's trail

Leak hunting: The president and his insider critics

Sep 7, 2018

Things to know about leak investigations

Word detectives: Close look at word choice could ID writer

Sep 7, 2018

Word choice, especially the little overlooked words, could possibly help experts figure out who wrote New York Times' anonymous opinion piece

The Latest: Trump says critical NYT op-ed has 'backfired'

Sep 7, 2018

President Donald Trump says The New York Times' decision to publish an op-ed from an anonymous Trump administration official has "backfired"

NY Times' decision to publish anonymous column carries risks

Sep 7, 2018

New York Times' decision to publish anonymous Trump-bashing column carries risks

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