Gavrilo Princip, who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, could well be the most significant forgotten figure of the 20th century. Author Tim Butcher discusses what he learned about Princip for his book 'The Trigger.'
Michael R. Katz's forthcoming book 'The Kreutzer Sonata Variations' will include two previously untranslated works by Sophia Andreevna Tolstoy which she wrote in response to her husband's controversial story 'The Kreutzer Sonata.'
German culture and media minister Monika Gruetters recently addressed the campaign by European authors protesting Amazon's business tactics with Swedish publisher Bonnier Group. Gruetters said she 'supports' the effort.
The Ice Bucket Challenge, created to raise awareness of ALS, was taken by such book world figures as author Stephen King, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and author and indie bookstore supporter Stephen Colbert.