The Holy Bible Could Become Official State Book Of Louisiana

The Holy Bible Could Become Official State Book Of Louisiana

News by Peter Derk
April 18, 2014 (10) comments
Louisiana lawmakers have taken the first steps to make the Holy Bible their official state book.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez dead at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez dead at 87

News by Sean May
Marquez, Nobel laureate and author of 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' and 'Love in The Time of Cholera,' has died at the age of 87.
Frequently Challenged Book List

Bad Boys: American Library Association Releases Frequently Challenged Book List

News by Peter Derk
April 16, 2014 (7) comments
The ALA has released its annual list of Frequently Challenged books. And the winners are...
Uni Project Brings Pop-Up Reading Rooms To NYC

Uni Project Brings Pop-Up Reading Rooms To NYC

News by Peter Derk
April 16, 2014 (4) comments
The Uni Project brings pop-up libraries to various NYC locations.
Donna Tartt Wins Pulitzer Prize for 'The Goldfinch'

Donna Tartt Wins Pulitzer Prize for 'The Goldfinch'

News by Sean May
Donna Tartt's epic tale of art theft and loss has won the biggest prize in American literature. Nonfiction works by Alan Taylor, Megan Marshall and Dan Fagin were also awarded.
Gillian Flynn’s ‘Gone Girl’ Film Trailer Released

Gillian Flynn’s ‘Gone Girl’ Film Trailer Released

News by Riki Cleveland
April 15, 2014 (5) comments
A film trailer for David Fincher's adaptation of Gillian Flynn's 'Gone Girl' has been released by 20th Century Fox.
Boston Is Getting An Amazingly Cool Edgar Allan Poe Statue

Boston Is Getting An Amazingly Cool Edgar Allan Poe Statue

News by Sean May
Artist Stefanie Rocknak is creating an impressively badass statue of Edgar Allan Poe to display in Boston, Poe's place of birth.
World Book Night 2014

World Book Night: Free Books, Great Author Events

News by Peter Derk
World Book Night, a celebration of books and authors, is coming up April 23rd, 2014
Amazon Buys Comixology

Amazon Buys Comixology, Expands Literature Empire (Again)

News by Sean May
April 11, 2014 (1) comments
The media giant has announced that they are purchasing digital comics platform Comixology, in a deal that will expand Amazon's already pervasive reach in the literary world.
Guardian Announces Monthly Prize For Self-Published Novels

Diamonds In The Roughest: Guardian Announces Monthly Prize For Self-Published Novels

News by Peter Derk
April 10, 2014 (5) comments
The Guardian has announced a monthly prize for the best-of-the-best self-published novels.