Books And Literature

For Ed Asner, comic-books and autism are family matters

Oct 17, 2018

Even at age 88, actor Ed Asner still hangs out at comic-book stores with his kid. They do it to raise money for families with special needs

'Laughing grandmother' video makes picture book a big hit

Oct 12, 2018

The country's hottest book isn't a hit because of Oprah Winfrey or Donald Trump

Ex-FBI official says his book has been delayed by FBI review

Oct 11, 2018

Former FBI acting Director Andrew McCabe says his book has been delayed because of an FBI review and he's concerned he's been singled out for what he calls "irregular unfair treatment."

Colson Whitehead novel 'The Nickel Boys' coming next July

Oct 10, 2018

Colson Whitehead's next novel after "The Underground Railroad" is another look at the country's tragic past

Lauren Groff, Jhumpa Lahiri among book award finalists

Oct 10, 2018

A story collection by Lauren Groff, an Italian novel translated by Jhumpa Lahiri and poetry by Terrance Hayes were among the finalists announced Wednesday for the National Book Awards

Best-selling author Albom returns to heaven for first sequel

Oct 9, 2018

Best-selling author Mitch Albom pens his first-ever sequel, 15 years after the release of his first novel, "The Five People You Meet in Heaven."

Anticipation is high for Lou Berney's novel 'November Road'

Oct 8, 2018

A new novel set during the time of JFK's assassination is taking a close look at the mob

Still Anonymous: White House hunt for op-ed author fades

Oct 5, 2018

A month ago, the White House was consumed by a furor over an anonymous Trump administration official who authored an op-ed for The New York Times and claimed to be undermining President Donald Trump's agenda. But since then, little has happened.

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Leon Lederman dies at 96

Oct 3, 2018

Leon Lederman, an experimental physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for his work on subatomic particles and coined the phrase "God particle," has died at 96

Biography of playwright, activist Larry Kramer in the works

Oct 3, 2018

The first biography of playwright and gay activist Larry Kramer will be written with the full support of the subject himself

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