News by Joshua Chaplinsky February 6, 2012 (3) comments
LitReactor is giving away two copies of 'Beat The Reaper' sequel 'Wild Thing' by Josh Bazell, courtesy of Reagan Arthur Books.
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen February 3, 2012 (7) comments
In 2010, a series of infographics reminded the literary and publishing world how male-dominated the industry is. Does the success of books written by and featuring females in 2011 change all that?
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen February 2, 2012 (2) comments
'A Wrinkle In Time' isn't the only book that's turning 50 this year. Ken Kesey's iconic 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest' is having an anniversary, too. It, however, is not going on a blog tour.
News by Rob W. Hart January 31, 2012 (1) comments
World Book Night was held in the United Kingdom last year--and it was such a success, the program has been moved to the United States, with the goal of giving out 1 million books.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky January 18, 2012 (4) comments
LitReactor is giving away two copies of 'The Flame Alphabet' by Ben Marcus, courtesy of Knopf. Here are your winners.
News by Rob W. Hart January 17, 2012 (1) comments
A British publisher wants to print excerpts of 'Mein Kampf' in Germany, even though the book is banned there. He believes doing so will dispel some of the 'black magic' surrounding the book.
Column by Rob W. Hart January 16, 2012 (11) comments
We spend a lot of time arguing over what's better--print vs. eBooks, traditional vs. self-publishing, indies vs. Amazon--but can't we just agree that both sides have their benefits?
Column by Ed Sikov January 13, 2012 (7) comments
Writers love to dish it out, but can they take it? Ed Sikov tells the tale of a writer scorned and the dropping of the other shoe. How do YOU deal with criticism?
News by Joshua Chaplinsky January 13, 2012 (30) comments
LitReactor is giving away two copies of 'The Flame Alphabet' by Ben Marcus, courtesy of Knopf.
News by Rob W. Hart January 10, 2012 (3) comments
It sounds like a match made in heaven--Raymond Chandler writing a movie for Alfred Hitchcock. Except Chandler couldn't stand Hitchcock, and he doesn't mince words about it in this letter.
News by Rob W. Hart January 6, 2012 (2) comments
Actress Sarah Polley will film 'Alias Grace,' a historical novel by Margaret Atwood that recounts the 1843 trial of a 16-year-old Canadian housemaid.
Column by Meredith Borders January 6, 2012 (21) comments
As book lovers, we feel protective of our favorite characters, entitled to them in a way that is often threatened by inexplicable casting. Below are ten times that the casting directors nailed it.
Column by Jack Joslin January 5, 2012 (1) comments
A detailed look at the sub-genre of fiction where the pompous fool reigns supreme as narrator.
News by Brandon Tietz January 5, 2012 (11) comments
'Boys Don’t Cry' director Kimberly Peirce will be filming an updated version of Stephen King's 'Carrie.'
News by Brandon Tietz January 4, 2012 (4) comments
Nintendo's Wii U could combine books with gaming.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 30, 2011 (19) comments
Members of the LitReactor writing staff list their favorite books read in the year of our Lord 2011.
Column by John Jarzemsky December 29, 2011 (32) comments
A list of films that have defied the conventions of the old adage "the book is always better!"
News by Brandon Tietz December 29, 2011 (6) comments
Stephen King returns to Mid-World in April with his eighth Dark Tower novel, 'The Wind Through the Keyhole.' Read an exclusive excerpt from Tor.com
News by Brandon Tietz December 28, 2011 (13) comments
'To Train Up a Child,' a Christian parenting book, is under fire after its methods are blamed for the deaths of three children.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky December 28, 2011 (1) comments
Our first glimpse behind the scenes of the film adaptation of David Mitchell's post modern masterpiece, 'Cloud Atlas.'
News by Joshua Chaplinsky December 27, 2011 (22) comments
LitReactor newsies Brandon Tietz and Rob W. Hart show you theirs. Will you show us yours?
News by Brandon Tietz December 23, 2011 (15) comments
Did you ever think that winning football games would put Tim Tebow on the bestsellers list? Yeah, neither did we.
News by Rob W. Hart December 23, 2011 (4) comments
The UK's biggest book chain is apologizing after a branch was pushing Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' as the perfect holiday present.
Column by Meredith Borders December 15, 2011 (16) comments
Always cherish your books not for what they are, but for what they say.