In a panel, writers such as 'Locomotive' author Brian Floca discussed the surge in popularity of nonfiction illustrated books for children, which could be influenced by the nonfiction emphasis in the new Common Core standards.
'Fire' was released on May 27.
Fred Kaplan's biography of the sixth US president should be required reading inside the Beltway.
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This writer's college-age daughter is reading much less than she used to. Is there a good way to convince teens of the value of reading without lecturing them?
In this darkly comic memoir, Brockmeier renders his unhappy childhood with startling precision and insight.
Two years ago Roth announced that he was giving up public life, but he has now decided to appear on 'The Colbert Report' as part of Stephen Colbert's book club.
Customers must now choose to be notified via e-mail when upcoming Hachette titles like 'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith (also known as J.K. Rowling) become available.
Tambora, which erupted in 1815, caused temperatures to plunge around the globe, offering valuable lessons on climate change today.
The final season of the HBO drama begins on June 22.
The city of Alexandria, Va. took the top spot again on Amazon's list, while Miami, Fla. came in at second place.
Celebrate the birthday of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, with these 10 quotes.
'Light' centers on a German teenager and a young French girl who meet during World War II.
The omission has angered many, with writer Gustavo Arellano criticizing the decision and a California Mexican restaurant offering blank cups and pens so customers can pen their own stories.
WAH is working on renovating homes in Detroit to give to emerging writers. If authors stay in the houses for two years, they get the deed.
Reports are conflicting about whether Cuaron may take on the job, but if he does, it will mean that the director of one of the most critically acclaimed 'Harry Potter' films is on board.
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A teenage version of the Egyptian queen has a star-spanning adventure.
Kai Bird's biography of Robert Ames – a CIA operative whom Bird praises as an almost perfect spy – offers valuable insight on the Middle East.