Books And Literature

Woodson named 'young people's literature' ambassador

Jan 4, 2018

Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson has been named the country's new National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

Songs by Jay-Z, Harry Styles among Obama's favorites of 2017

Jan 1, 2018

Jay-Z, Harry Styles, Kendrick Lamar, U2 and Chris Stapleton were just some of the artists responsible for Barack Obama's favorite songs of the year

Sue Grafton, writer of popular 'alphabet' mysteries, dies

Dec 29, 2017

Sue Grafton, who wrote the best-selling "alphabet series" of mystery novels, has died in Santa Barbara, California, at age 77

Avedon foundation criticizes new bio of photographer

Dec 21, 2017

The publisher of a new Richard Avedon biography says it will look into alleged inaccuracies raised by the late photographer's foundation, but rejected calls to withdraw the book

Author of online hit 'Cat Person' has 7-figure book deal

Dec 20, 2017

The author of the online sensation "Cat Person" has a seven-figure book deal

Perry writes about the 'Higher' power that sustains him

Dec 18, 2017

Tyler Perry has never been shy about singing the praises of God whether in his personal life or sometimes in his many projects

New Supreme Court cookbook dishes up history, recipes

Dec 18, 2017

New Supreme Court cookbook dishes up history and more than three dozen recipes associated with justices and their families

Politics shaped the year in books in 2017

Dec 15, 2017

For book readers in 2017, the choice was often between imagining the worst, hoping for the best or escaping entirely

New book compiles online annals of Trump presidency

Dec 14, 2017

Political activist and former Wall Street executive Amy Siskind has a book deal

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren gets 2nd turn as comic book hero

Dec 12, 2017

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren gets a comic book sequel, 'Female Force: Elizabeth Warren #2,' chronicling early days of 2012 Senate campaign

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