Celebrate National Day On Writing

Celebrate National Day On Writing

News by Rob Hart
Today is National Day on Writing, and you can celebrate by partaking in activities sponsored by the National Writing Project
Van Gogh Tyson

Perhaps Van Gogh Didn't Kill Himself

News by Brandon Tietz
October 19, 2011 (4) comments
New evidence suggests celebrated artist Vincent van Gogh didn't actually kill himself.
Sense of An Ending

Julian Barnes Wins The Man Booker Prize Amidst Bookish "Readability" Controversy

October 19, 2011 (2) comments
The Man Booker Prize goes to Julian Barnes for his novel "The Sense of An Ending."
Herman Cain's campaign spent $36,000 to buy copies of the candidate's books

Herman Cain Spends $36,000 In Campaign Funds To Buy His Own Books

News by Rob 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
Tyra Gollum

The Stress of Writing A Bestselling YA Fantasy Novel Gave Tyra Banks Alopecia

News by Brandon Tietz
October 18, 2011 (24) comments
Tyra Banks wrote a book that made the New York Time's bestseller's list, and no, hell has not froze over, but she did start to lose her hair.
Bram Stoker's private journal found

Bram Stoker's Private Journal Discovered In Attic

News by Rob Hart
Bram Stoker's journal has been discovered, offering a new perspective on the famously-private author of Dracula.
Our First Book Club Selection Is... 'Stay God' by Nik Korpon

Our First Book Club Selection Is... 'Stay God' by Nik Korpon

News by Dennis Widmyer
October 17, 2011 (2) comments
Starting in November we are kicking off the official LitReactor Book Club. Our first selection is 'Stay God' by Nik Korpon. Read here for the details of how this will all go down.
Saddam Hussein's memoirs on the way

Saddam Hussein's Daughter Shopping Her Father's Memoirs

News by Rob Hart
Saddam Hussein's daughter is seeking a publisher for her father's memoirs, which she claims the Iraqi president wrote himself.
Occupy Writers

Authors Pledge Their Support To Occupy Wall Street

News by Rob Hart
October 17, 2011 (6) comments
Acclaimed authors are signing their names to Occupy Writers, a website that pledges support to the Occupy Wall Street movement
National Book Award Oops

UPDATE: Oops: Wrong Nominee Announced for National Book Awards

News by Rob Hart
October 17, 2011 (6) comments
The wrong book was named when the National Book Foundation announced its nominees for the 2011 National Book Awards-- and now they're asking the author to withdraw.