Amazon gains more than 450 titles from company Marshall Cavendish, helping the online retailer to solidify its move into publishing.
With P. D. James' new book 'Death Comes to Pemberley,' Jane Austen's novel 'Pride and Prejudice' is getting another makeover. In James's story, it's six years after the end of the original book, and Elizabeth and Darcy's idyllic life is turned upside down when Lizzy's sister Lydia shows up claiming that her husband, George Wickham, has been murdered. But James' novel is hardly the first to revive the classic. Since its publication in 1813, Austen's most famous novel has had enduring popularity, inspiring everything from movie adaptations to a satire that adds zombies. Here are a few of the most memorable 'P&P' incarnations over the years.
Harvard University law professor Noah Feldman talks about his book 'Scorpions' and an era when liberal attacked liberal.
Ray Bradbury, who has called the Internet a 'meaningless' distraction, is now finally allowing a digital version of 'Fahrenheit 451.'
Tom Hanks's Playtone and Universal Pictures have optioned the rights to Erik Larson's bestselling nonfiction book about life in Hitler's Germany.
Harvard historian and author Niall Ferguson received a bad review from the London Review of Books and now tells the editor he may take legal action.