A new study of young adult fiction shows that characters who swear are richer, prettier, and more popular.
Writer Kyle MacDonald, known for the red paperclip project, is selling a book that he "dewrote" using black felt pens, creating unique poems and phrases from pre-existing words and passages.
The digital age and market-minded publishers are forcing writers to bump up their production.
A new Harvard study reveals the wisdom of Amazon customer reviews and the biases of professional book critics.
CBS has released a preview of its new show, 'Elementary,' a modern-day take on Sherlock Holmes. It looks... okay.
Carlos Fuentes, one of the Spanish-speaking world’s best-known and most prolific contemporary writers, died yesterday in Mexico City at the age of 83.
The list is out. Did your town make it in?
Paper Passion, a new fragrance by German publisher Steidl and master perfumer Geza Schoen, puts the enticing aroma of paper, ink, and glue into a bottle.
An online bookseller's new map gives a glimpse at book buying around the globe.
Mandy DeGeit was thrilled when her story was accepted for publication in an anthology--but it all came crashing down when the anthology editor made unwelcome changes and didn't run them past her.