Books And Literature

Secluded Baltimore mayor resigns amid scandal

May 2, 2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has resigned amid an intensifying scandal and multiple investigations into the lucrative sales of her self-published children's books

'The Mueller Report' is officially a best-seller

May 2, 2019

'The Mueller Report' is now officially a best-seller: A published edition of the government findings on alleged ties between Russian officials and Donald Trump's presidential campaign sold more than 40,000 copies last week, according to NPD BookScan

Philadelphia ex-poet laureate faces uproar for skinhead past

May 1, 2019

Philadelphia's second poet laureate, who focused on bringing poetry to neighborhoods and the city's young people, has been outed as a former white nationalist

Lake Ontario shipwreck hunters write book on discoveries

Apr 30, 2019

Three western New York-based shipwreck hunters who have discovered some of the most significant historic wrecks in the Great Lakes have written a book about their explorations

Postponed novel 'Blood Heir' coming out in November

Apr 29, 2019

A revised edition of Amélie Wen Zhao's "Blood Heir," a young adult novel postposed earlier this year amid criticism on social media, will be coming out in November

Van der Vliet Oloomi's 'Call Me Zebra' wins PEN/Faulkner

Apr 29, 2019

Van der Vliet Oloomi's 'Call Me Zebra,' a novel of exile and literary theory, is this year's winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction

Bond 25 launches in Jamaica, Rami Malek to play villain

Apr 25, 2019

The 25th James Bond movie and Daniel Craig's last one as 007 is heading home to Jamaica, Rami Malek is joining the cast to play a villain

Poet Joy Harjo wins $65,000 Jackson Prize

Apr 25, 2019

Poet Joy Harjo has won a $65,000 prize for writers deemed worthy of greater recognition

Nora Roberts sues Brazilian author, cites 'multi-plagiarism'

Apr 25, 2019

Best-selling novelist Nora Roberts is suing a Brazilian writer for copyright infringement

War veteran Paul Scharre wins award for book 'Army of None'

Apr 23, 2019

A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has won a $5,000 award named for the late CIA director William E. Colby

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