Amy Bloom’s new book is an entertaining, moving, quasi-historical escapade featuring a plucky girl who graduates from the school of hard knocks.
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Monitor fiction critic Yvonne Zipp called 'The Magician's Land' 'thoroughly satisfying [and] refreshingly original,' one of many positive reviews.
The first episode of the TV show 'Outlander,' which is based on Diana Gabaldon's bestselling books, was posted online ahead of its Aug. 9 premiere date.
The new cover of Roald Dahl's beloved children's classic is one of three being released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the book's publication.
When the Civil War began, five US ex-presidents were still around, and not a one managed to keep his mouth shut.
Journalist Howard W. French travels through Africa to meet up with some of the one million Chinese migrants now living and working there.
Actresses Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon have reportedly optioned the rights to the novel and would star in the movie if a film was made.
Artist Katie Paterson is planting 1,000 saplings for a work entitled "Future Library" that will not be completed until 2114.
Politico examines some of Amazon's politically savvy moves, including hiring additional lobbyists, writing more checks to Congress, and the purchase of The Washington Post by CEO Jeff Bezos.
Customers in certain areas of New York City and Los Angeles can now get same-day shipping on Barnes & Noble products. Will it help the book retailer?
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Historian-composer Jan Swafford tackles one of the most monumental figures in classical music in a biography that presents Ludwig van Beethoven more as a man and less as a legend.
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Lee co-directed and co-wrote the 2013 animated hit 'Frozen.'
Author Craig Shirley of 'Reagan's Revolution' is accusing Perlstein of using the same language in 'The Invisible Bridge' as in 'Reagan's Revolution' and in using Shirley's findings without properly citing them.
Historians have confirmed that handwriting on the inside cover of 'Types of Mankind' is that of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln may have been reading the book to learn about his opponents' point of view.
Is it all in a name? Here are our picks for some of the most interesting titles of works that came out this summer.
With echoes of C.S. Lewis’s “The Last Battle,' Grossman crafts a thoroughly satisfying finale for his 'Magician’s Trilogy'