From the oldest novel to the youngest Booker Prize-winner, from poetry to twitterature, from Alabama to Zimbabwe, women writers have added immeasurable diversity and enhanced the quality of what can be found on bookshelves worldwide. How much do you know about literature by women through the centuries?
The roots of Cersei Lannister’s horrific walk of shame in last Sunday's season finale of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' series, says author George R.R. Martin, lie in a real-life medieval spectacle
The late Kent Haruf blinded himself while composing his novels. But the result – his last work, 'Out Souls at Night' included – was anything but erratic.
The man known as 'Mr. NAACP' was blonde, blue-eyed and 5/32nd black, all of which provoked an outcry similar to that over contemporary NAACP official Rachel Dolezal.
Lee portrayed evil wizard Saruman in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, which was released between 2001 and 2003, as well as the later 'Hobbit' films. He was a big fan of the book series himself and recalled how those on set would ask him obscure 'Rings' questions. 'They never caught me out – not once!' he said.
Author and soldier Dan Caddy aims to bring basic training stories to civilians even as he gives soldiers and vets a way to connect.
Jon Krakauer’s best-selling exposé sheds light on rape in the United States.