News by Dean Fetzer
In what looks like a bid to become the next Oprah book club, the morning program on NBC has introduced a monthly book segment which has publishers all over-excited.
News by Nathan Scalia
Russian officials are demanding that the history book "GAYs: They Changed the World" be removed from book stores.
News by Christopher Shultz August 20, 2013 (24) comments
Accusations of "hogging" the library's annual reading contest abound.
News by Dean Fetzer August 20, 2013 (4) comments
Leonard’s researcher broke the news on Facebook a short while ago, that the author passed away this morning due to "complications from his stroke”.
News by Dean Fetzer August 19, 2013 (13) comments
In a shock confession, the author of the Jack Reacher series admits to “smoking weed for 44 years, five nights a week” — and “keeps his writing razor-sharp by working while high”.
News by Christopher Shultz August 19, 2013 (1) comments
The Emerging Writers Fellowship will select a small number of aspiring film scribes for an intensive year-long program.
News by Christopher Shultz August 16, 2013 (5) comments
Don't think Catch-the-Flag is good enough for your kids? Well, In Largo, Florida they can play Take-the-Life!
News by Dean Fetzer August 16, 2013 (6) comments
The ‘Wolverine’ star returned to her apartment on Saturday to find someone had broken in and left her a creepy children’s book called ‘The Lonely Doll’.
News by Dean Fetzer August 15, 2013 (1) comments
The English-reading world should see the new Haruki Murakami novel — currently selling a million copies in a week in Japan — some time in 2014.
News by Christopher Shultz August 15, 2013 (3) comments
Genene Jones is suspected of killing multiple infants, but a Texas law may set her free in five years.
News by Dean Fetzer
Perry Smith and Richard Hickock, the killers Capote profiled in his book, were investigated in a case of a quadruple homicide in Sarasota, Florida in 1959, but their involvement has never been proven.
News by Christopher Shultz
If you're a fuzzy animated Charmin bear, you like your bathroom reading heady and strange.
News by Dean Fetzer August 14, 2013 (5) comments
Forbes’ list of the world’s top-selling authors is out this week, with the ‘Fifty Shades…’ author debuting at number one.
News by Nathan Scalia August 14, 2013 (4) comments
The popular "Chicken Soup for the Soul" book series is being adapted into a film. For some reason.
News by Dean Fetzer August 13, 2013 (11) comments
In a strange twist for videogames, "The Novelist" doesn’t involve shooting anything, but asks the player to try very hard to balance career and family life.
News by Christopher Shultz August 13, 2013 (4) comments
The former Miss American Idol likes her some Austen memorabilia, but the British government likes them some Austen memorabilia too.
News by Nathan Scalia August 13, 2013 (11) comments
Google joins the crowd of dictionaries that are accepting the word "literally" to mean "not literally."
News by Christopher Shultz August 12, 2013 (1) comments
The Brooklyn Craigslist post transcends typical Missed Connections and tells a tragically romantic tale. The Atlantic took notice.
News by Dean Fetzer
Owen Teicher’s calls on ABA members to put the spotlight on Amazon’s problematic business practices.
News by Christopher Shultz August 9, 2013 (1) comments
Even the idyllic town of Riverdale cannot escape the zombie apocalypse.
News by Dean Fetzer August 9, 2013 (6) comments
The film, written by the controversial author and starring Lindsay Lohan and porn star James Deen, has been almost universally reviled.
News by Dean Fetzer August 8, 2013 (1) comments
NextReads offers custom recommendations based on your Facebook network and lets you know when they’re on special offer at Amazon.
News by Christopher Shultz August 8, 2013 (1) comments
For a limited time, you can download—for dirt cheap!—memoirs from fans and Doctor Who producers, episode guids and compendiums. If you're a Whovian, this is pretty cool.
News by Christopher Shultz August 8, 2013 (2) comments
The unpublished work will appear alongside twenty other Swedish writers in a collection exploring the darkside of their mother country.