Books And Literature

'Boomerang' series updates story for millennial audiences

Feb 12, 2019

'Boomerang' series updates story for millennial audiences; Hulu adds Marvel animated series on Howard the Duck and some lesser-known characters

Reporter alleges Jill Abramson lifted material for her book

Feb 7, 2019

The former executive editor of The New York Times is facing allegations that she lifted material from other sources for her book "Merchants of Truth."

Marlon James shares truths though the fantasy of new novel

Feb 6, 2019

Marlon James' latest book offers a fantastical vision of ancient Africa and is already drawing comparisons to another fantasty epic, 'Game of Thrones'

Inmate freed with help by Kim Kardashian West gets book deal

Feb 6, 2019

An inmate whose life sentence was commuted thanks in part to the efforts of Kim Kardashian West has a book deal, along with deals for film and television rights

Audio-only book features writer's memories of Philip Roth

Feb 5, 2019

An upcoming audio-only book will feature an author's memories of his complicated friendship with the late Philip Roth.

AARP film awards for grown-ups honor Shirley MacLaine

Feb 5, 2019

Shirley MacLaine honored for career achievement by AARP film awards for grown-ups

'Flower Drum Song' author C.Y. Lee dead at 102

Feb 5, 2019

The author of the best-selling novel "The Flower Drum Song" has died: C.Y. Lee, whose book was adapted into a Rodgers-Hammerstein musical and Oscar-nominated movie, was 102.

Historians irked by musical 'Hamilton' escalate their duel

Feb 4, 2019

Who is taking their shot at the mega-successful historical musical 'Hamilton?' Turns out, lots of historians. One is fighting fire with fire.

Film details new research on evolution of whales, elephants

Feb 2, 2019

Origin stories aren't just for comic-book superheroes, as a new film about the evolution of whales, elephants and other animals intends to show.

Open the vaults: Unpublished Salinger work to be released

Feb 2, 2019

One of the book world's greatest mysteries is finally ending: J.D. Salinger's son says previously unpublished work by his late father will be coming out

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