Akira Yoshizawa, an origami pioneer honored today with a google doodle, brought paper to life.
The familiar Encyclopedia Britannica reference books will now only be published digitally, says the company.
After mortgage and communication problems brought young adult author Francesca Lia Block close to losing her house, she asked her readers to spread the word about her situation.
Authors Guild President Scott Turow charges in an open letter about e-book pricing: “Our government may be on the verge of killing real competition in order to save the appearance of competition.”
On the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts, biographer Stacy A. Cordery talks about Juliette Gordon Low, the unusual woman behind one of the world's most beloved organizations.
The Justice Department has told Apple and five major publishers that it's planning to sue them for fixing e-book prices.
Other National Book Critics Circle honorees include writer John Lewis Gaddis for 'George F. Kennan: An American Life' and Maya Jasanoff for 'Liberty's Exiles.'
'Decided on the Battlefield' by David Alan Johnson tells how Abraham Lincoln nearly lost it all.
After lengthy beta testing, the Harry Potter website Pottermore will be open to the public starting in early April.