Worldreader, a nonprofit literacy organization, is using messages from Barcelona soccer stars to help distribute one million digital books to children living in sub-Saharan Africa.
Author Mark Anderson of 'The Day the World Discovered the Sun' explains how the transit of Venus allowed 18th-century astronomers to create an early GPS system.
A planned film version of cult favorite 'A Confederacy of Dunces' may feature 'Hangover' star Zach Galifianakis as eccentric protagonist Ignatius J. Reilly.
Stephen Colbert's latest release – a picture book aimed at young adults and up – follows a pole as it searches for the perfect job.
A study conducted by a Brigham Young professor found that obscenity is rife in some teen novels and that characters who swear tend to be portrayed as more attractive and popular.
Neil Gaiman told students at the University of the Arts: 'Old rules are crumbling and nobody knows what the new rules are, so make up your own rules.'