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Sunday, June 28, 2015
Police say the convicted murderer who escaped from a prison in New York earlier this month, has been shot but captured alive. Just days ago, his accomplice, Richard Matt, was fatally shot by police.
Friday, June 19, 2015
If you didn't know better, you might mistake the hubbub for American politics. But amid the fickle endorsements and dust-ups, poet Simon Armitage won election as the newest Oxford professor of poetry.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
To honor the day that James Joyce's character Leopold Bloom wandered the streets in Ulysses, fans the world over have found fitting ways to celebrate — boisterously, and often reverent with obscenity.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
The European Union's executive arm announced Thursday that it will investigate the e-tailing giant's contracts with publishers. At issue are a few key clauses that might give Amazon an unfair edge.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Already California's poet laureate, the prolific Chicano writer bears an enduring fascination for his native state — and a passion for teaching that's likely to shape his time in the new role.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
In a series of tweets with fans, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling confirmed that Americans will (eventually) have their own fictional version of the legendary school of witchcraft and wizardry.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
For author Anthony Horowitz, the book is a return to the "true" James Bond. This means an unpublished scene from Ian Fleming himself — and a long-delayed reunion with a franchise favorite.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Amelia Gray's new story collection is brimming with gore, guts, madness and deviance. Reviewer Colin Dwyer says Gray is reclaiming a place in literature for our bloody, clumsy, inconvenient bodies.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
A limited-edition stamp from the U.S. Postal Service, which was intended to honor the late poet, bears a quote that was actually written by a different author.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Oyster, the subscription e-book service, says it is opening up a retail component and has the Big Five publishers on board. The move sets up Oyster to challenge Amazon.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The late novelist's Millennium series is getting an addition, The Girl in the Spider's Web. The book, written by David Lagercrantz, just got its title and a U.S. release date: Sept. 1.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Clean Reader — an app designed to find, block and replace profanity in books — has drawn considerable criticism from authors. This week, makers of the app announced they would no longer sell e-books.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
In Máirtín Ó Cadhain's The Dirty Dust, the dead don't just talk. They won't shut up. Yet this inventive novel, first written in Irish, has long been sealed from English-speaking readers — until now.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The Discworld series author had for years struggled with a rare form of early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Pratchett amassed a devoted following over four decades of writing — and dozens of novels.
Monday, March 02, 2015
Francis Falbo, sad sack hero of Know Your Beholder, hasn't shaved in weeks. His wife's left him, his mom's died, his band's fallen apart. Good thing his author, Adam Rapp, has kept his sense of humor.
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
David Treuer's story of death and discord on an Indian reservation could have blundered into melodrama. Instead, the book dodges this fate by retracing its steps, revealing new depths each time.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
More than 50 years after the release of her classic — and only — novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Lee plans to publish a second. The newly unearthed book, Go Set a Watchman, will be published in July.
Friday, December 26, 2014
Censors say the film takes liberties with its source material, the Book of Exodus, especially its depiction of the parting of the Red Sea. Also: American Sniper prepares to return to court.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
North Carolina named Shelby Stephenson its new poet laureate, just days after Ohio established a post for its own state poet. Massachusetts may not be too far behind.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
A new study finds that people who read print books at bedtime fall asleep easier — and sleep better — than those who use an e-reader. Also: JRR Tolkien may have survived war due to a timely illness.