Column by Leah Dearborn November 8, 2013 (8) comments
Books are not always innocent creations. Time and again, the written word has helped to both inflame and resolve human conflicts.
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 June 4, 2013 (1) comments
After his body's exhumation in April, new information has surfaced that may lead police to the poet's assassin.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
A kick in the pants for the hemhawers, pussyfooters, and the uninitiated. Jump off that cliff!
News by Dean Fetzer January 17, 2013 (9) comments
‘Unhitched: The Trial of Christopher Hitchens’ examines the writer’s politics - “in the spirit of a trial”.
News by Kimberly Turner August 30, 2012 (16) comments
Amazon's new map of political book sales is awash in red and pink hues. But why?
News by Rob W. Hart August 20, 2012 (6) comments
An evangelical author made up a bunch of stuff about former US president Thomas Jefferson for a book later dropped by its publisher. Glenn Beck will now release it. You're welcome, America.
News by Rob W. Hart August 15, 2012 (13) comments
George R.R. Martin wades into the debate over the Republican party's efforts at voter suppression--and stirs up quite a bit of attention in the process.
News by Rob W. Hart May 24, 2012 (6) comments
Marvel Comics will feature the marriage of Northstar to his boyfriend Kyle Jinadu in 'Astonishing X-Men' this summer--meanwhile, DC is planning to out an established character.
News by John Jarzemsky May 8, 2012 (11) comments
Science fiction writer Orson Scott Card has written a column in support of a controversial "pro-marriage" amendment in North Carolina
News by Rob W. Hart May 1, 2012 (7) comments
The famed author wrote an op-ed that's lighting up the blogosphere, about how the rich should shoulder their portion of the tax burden. He doesn't mince words.
News by John Jarzemsky April 4, 2012 (6) comments
Nobel Prize winning author Guenter Grass has published a controversial poem in a German daily newspaper, in which he criticizes Israel for escalating conflict with Iran.
News by John Jarzemsky February 16, 2012 (2) comments
Bill O'Reilly announces plans for another book about killing Presidents. Terrorist watch-list, anyone?
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen February 9, 2012 (3) comments
Hell hath no fury like a librarian scorned. But cash-strapped California is willing to take their chances, so they've cut funding to their public libraries.
News by John Jarzemsky January 25, 2012 (2) comments
John Hinckley Jr. is looking to gain more freedom, but two secret service agents observed some "odd" behavior in the past year at the local Barnes & Noble...
News by Rob W. Hart January 10, 2012 (2) comments
Newt Gingrich, who has been friendly to climate change issues in the past, has stirred up controversy with his next book, by cutting out a chapter by a contributor--and not telling her directly.
News by Rob W. Hart November 7, 2011 (7) comments
During a speech in Kansas last week, George W. Bush said people were shocked to hear he was writing a memoir--because some people think he's illiterate
News by Brandon Tietz October 27, 2011 (4) comments
Striking while the iron's hot, OR Books is set to take Occupy Wall Street to print.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 22, 2011 (3) comments
LitReactor members make their opinions known when it comes to politics, editorializing, and gossipy news posts.
News by Brandon Tietz October 20, 2011 (15) comments
U.S. Troops aren't taking kindly to a donation of the new Bill O'Reilly book.
News by Rob W. Hart October 18, 2011 (11) comments
Herman Cain is his own biggest fan- his campaign has spent $36,000 on his books, which may have helped him land a spot on the New York Times Best Seller List
News by Tina Estlin Page October 5, 2011 (9) comments
The Occupy Wall Street Protest: Now with the WGAE and The People's Library (not yet a wrestling move, but there's potential)