Seven men were killed attempting to climb Mt. McKinley in Alaska in 1967. What happened and why? Hall explores the accident.
Amazon senior vice president of Kindle content Russ Grandinetti told The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is acting 'in the long term interest of our customers.'
Author Lynne Cheney avoids Madison's failings, but it's hard to argue with the author's position that he played an extremely important role in securing 'liberty and happiness for generations to come.'
Myers, author of such books as 'Hoops' and 'Monster,' recently published an essay lamenting what he saw as a lack of diverse characters in children's literature.
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Here, to celebrate his birthday, are some macabre, profound, and darkly witty quotes from Franz Kafka.
A South Korean woman remembers the 1980s and her college years – a time of turmoil, violence, and ominous disappearances.
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According to staff, World Book Night U.S. will be suspended due to lack of money.
A new study by British dermatologists draws a connection between the bad attitude shown towards skin conditions in Shakespeare's works and the way we think of it today.
Journalist Anand Gopal takes readers beyond the familiar accounts of the Afghan war through the eyes of American soldiers or Western reporters.
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Authors Peter Finn and Petra Couvée explore the history of 'Doctor Zhivago,' the Russian novel that became a worldwide Cold War sensation.
This delightful historical novel-in-verse by award-winning author Margarita Engle tells the story of the creation of the Panama Canal through various character voices – some historic, some fictitious, and some taken from the animal world.
Orwell was born in India and the writer's former home in Motihari will reportedly be converted into a museum.
'Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt took the top prize for fiction, while 'Pulpit' by Doris Kearns Goodwin was named the best nonfiction work.
Giffin's novels regularly become bestsellers, and often explore contemporary women and their relationships.
Predictions that the e-reader is done seem to be everywhere. What do those forecasts really mean for the publishing industry?
In her new novel, high-profile blogger Emily Gould creates characters who struggle to find a path from idealistic youth to realistic adulthood.