Books And Literature

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein

Jun 7, 2019

Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jogger

Central Park 5 prosecutor resigns from nonprofit boards

Jun 5, 2019

A former prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned from at least two nonprofit boards as backlash intensified following the release of the Netflix series "When They See Us," a miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the trial

For Apollonia Kotero, Prince was a king

Jun 4, 2019

Former Prince protege and longtime friend Apollonia Kotero said the Purple One had major plans for her before his untimely death in 2016, including new music, a possible film and even a book to follow-up his upcoming memoir

Book sales are steady, but tariffs are on publishers' minds

Jun 2, 2019

Thousands gathered to talk about upcoming books, hear from favorite authors and review the current market at the industry convention BookExpo and the fan-based BookCon

Edmund Morris, known for his biography of Reagan, dies at 78

May 27, 2019

Presidential biographer Edmund Morris, best known for writing a book about the life of Ronald Reagan in 1999, has died

Naomi Wolf and publisher discussing fixes for new book

May 24, 2019

The publisher of Naomi Wolf says it is discussing possible corrections in her new book after an interviewer challenged some of her conclusions

APNewsBreak: Theme park to star 'Hunger Games,' 'Twilight'

May 22, 2019

APNewsBreak: A massive indoor theme park in China will bring some of Lionsgate's biggest films, from 'The Hunger Games' and 'Twilight,' to life

Gabrielle Union, Jessica Alba in charge of 'L.A.'s Finest'

May 12, 2019

Expanding comic-book mythology can bring slighted characters into the forefront, and that's the case with 'L.A.'s Finest'

Barack Obama's book not expected to be released in 2019

May 7, 2019

Former President Barack Obama's post-White House memoir isn't expected to be released this year, setting up the likelihood that the highly anticipated book will drop in the midst of the 2020 campaign

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower has book deal

May 7, 2019

The former Cambridge Analytica employee who spoke out on alleged ties between the data firm and the Brexit campaign has a book deal

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