A Jamaican-born writer took the Man Booker Prize for the first time, while some authors are in the running for the National Book Award in America.
Music historian Preston Lauterbach talks about Memphis and its unique place in America's music and history of race relations.
Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich's canon chronicles life during and after the Soviet Union.
Patterson says he got the idea of offering holiday bonuses from applications he receives for bookstore grants.
Stephanie Meyer has released a new version of her 'Twilight' story in which the genders of her main characters Bella and Edward are swapped. The new take on the narrative debuted with the tenth anniversary rerelease of the 'Twilight' novel.
'A More Perfect Union' is one of at least seven books, many of which have become bestsellers, penned by the former neurosurgeon.
Created by the American Booksellers Association, the IndieBound bestseller list uses data from hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States to determine which books are flying fastest off the shelves on any given week. This week, some of the bestselling titles flagged by the stores that report their data to the ABA include "Black River" by S.M. Hulse and "Etta and Otto and Russell and James" by Emma Hooper. Check out the full IndieBound list below.