Linguist David Crystal, author of "The Story of English in 100 Words," analyzes vocabulary from "shellacking" to "Twittersphere."
A dozen books a year? Some writers are accelerating the pace in this brave new world of e-books.
Broadway Books in Portland, Oregon, saved from shutting its doors when the owner's son tweeted a plea to help save it, is now celebrating its 20th birthday.
Quindlen Krovatin (who happens to be her son) chats with the author about the book and the history behind it.
All the books in the Harry Potter series will arrive in the Kindle lending library – free for Amazon Prime members – on June 19.
Author John Morris points to Lizzie Williams, the wife of a suspect, as the possible culprit.
'We do not collect erotica,' says one staff member at a library where the books will not be stocked.
A new biography of Ben Bradlee by Jeff Himmelman quotes Bradlee saying that – decades later – he still had "a little problem with Deep Throat."