Writer Gary Krist discusses how New Orleans went from a tolerant, vice-friendly town to one that embraced refinement and racism.
A few studies suggest that reading on screens instead of pages may impair comprehension because readers lose a sense of place in a text.
The independent bookstore Tales of the Lonesome Pine works with a local animal shelter to bring cats into the store and search for a permanent home for them using social media.
'Pleasant' is a graphic novel by Roz Chast that explores caring for aging parents.
'Sniper' is based on the memoir of the same name by Chris Kyle.
Author Jeffrey Stayton, whose first book is being published this February, recently sponsored a competition to select six independent bookstores as recipients of $250 grants.
'What If?' by Randall Munroe addresses strange science questions and the book continues to be a bestseller, also earning some end-of-the-year critical praise.
Heather Vogel Frederick, author of the 'Mother-Daughter Book Club' books, returns to New England to create a cozy setting for her new series.
'Here's to local governments waking up to the fact that bookstores and libraries are essential to our way of life,' Patterson said in a statement. 'Here's to media coverage of books, booksellers, and publishers, and to a wiser, more literate America.'
Bridwell wrote and illustrated more than 150 titles for Scholastic, according to the publisher. Two 'Clifford' titles are still forthcoming.
During an appeals court hearing on the Department of Justice's price-fixing case against Apple, some judges argued against the DOJ, asserting that Apple was simply challenging 'predatory' pricing from rival Amazon.
'Committee' is being named to some best-of-the-year lists and is being praised for its humor and format, which consists of recommendation letters written by an English professor for various students, co-workers, and others.