Guenter Grass criticizes Israel

German Author Guenter Grass Criticizes Israel in Controversial Poem

News by John Jarzemsky April 4, 2012
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.
O'reilly assassinates Kennedy assassination

Bill O'Reilly Announces Another Sure To Be Controversial Book About A Murdered President

News by John Jarzemsky February 16, 2012
Bill O'Reilly announces plans for another book about killing Presidents. Terrorist watch-list, anyone?
Garden Grove Library

California Does Horrible Thing, Cuts Funding For Libraries

News by Hanna Brooks Olsen February 9, 2012
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.
John Hinckley Jr. Reads Assassination Book

Would-be Assassin Reportedly Fixated on Books... About Assassinating Presidents

News by John Jarzemsky January 25, 2012
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...
Newt Gingrich cut a respected scientist out of his latest book

Gingrich Cuts Chapter About Climate Change From New Book, Snubs Author

News by Rob Hart January 10, 2012
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.
George W. Bush jokes that people were surprised to find he could read and write

George W. Bush Says People Are Surprised He Can Read/Write

News by Rob Hart November 7, 2011
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
Occupy Book

Occupy Wall Street Book Due Out in December

News by Brandon Tietz October 27, 2011
Striking while the iron's hot, OR Books is set to take Occupy Wall Street to print.

LitRecapper: Courting Controversy In Week Three

News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 22, 2011
LitReactor members make their opinions known when it comes to politics, editorializing, and gossipy news posts.
Bill O'reilly on fire

Bill O'Reilly's On Fire

News by Brandon Tietz October 20, 2011
U.S. Troops aren't taking kindly to a donation of the new Bill O'Reilly book.
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
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
The Writers Guild of America East joins #OccupyWallSt: The Writers are Coming!

The Writers Guild of America East joins #OccupyWallSt: The Writers are Coming!

News by Tina Estlin Page October 5, 2011
The Occupy Wall Street Protest: Now with the WGAE and The People's Library (not yet a wrestling move, but there's potential)