Books And Literature

Publisher of Theranos book moves up release date to May

Mar 22, 2018

The publisher of an investigative book on Theranos has moved up the release date from October to this spring

US poet laureate Tracy K. Smith to serve second term

Mar 22, 2018

U.S. poet laureate Tracy K. Smith will serve a second term, the Library of Congress announced Thursday

10 emerging writers receive $50,000 Whiting Awards

Mar 22, 2018

Ten emerging writers, a mix of poets, dramatists and fiction and nonfiction authors, have received $50,000 prizes

Erratic Chicano writer who vanished focus of new documentary

Mar 20, 2018

Oscar Zeta Acosta, a radical and volatile Mexican-American writer who was a sidekick to journalist Hunter S. Thompson and went missing in 1974, is the focus on a new PBS documentary

John Oliver spoofs Pence picture book about bunny

Mar 19, 2018

John Oliver has trolled his way to the top: The HBO host's spoof of a new picture book by the wife and daughter of Vice President Mike Pence was No. 1 on Amazon.com as of midday Monday

Joan Silber, Frances FitzGerald win Critics Circle awards

Mar 16, 2018

Joan Silber, Frances FitzGerald and Caroline Fraser are among the winners of National Book Critics Circle awards

Ava DuVernay to direct DC superhero film 'The New Gods'

Mar 15, 2018

Ava DuVernay's "A Wrinkle in Time" may have disappointed at the box office last weekend, but she's already booked another big-budget project

David S. Wyman, Holocaust scholar, dead at 89

Mar 15, 2018

Holocaust scholar and writer David S. Wyman has died at age 89

Harper Lee estate sues over 'Mockingbird' Broadway version

Mar 15, 2018

The estate of "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has filed suit over an upcoming Broadway adaptation of the novel

Daughter of Steve Jobs is working on a memoir

Mar 14, 2018

Lisa Brennan-Jobs, daughter of the late Steve Jobs, has a book deal

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