The bestselling novel about the Holocaust has been made into a French film and just been released in the US. But does it work as a movie?
Yesterday a new lead was announced in the infamous D.B Cooper case, a week before a new book about the Cooper case is scheduled for release. Coincidence?
Vanity Fair has just released an e-book on the life of Rupert Murdoch and the News of the World phone hacking scandal.
In 1953 Americans still knew how to vacation. But for us today it may be harder.
Some of this summer's most interesting books will pull at your heartstrings and pull you across time and space – from Beijing today to 1930s Manhattan to planet Earth in the year 2044. And that's just for starters. Here are nine of the August 2011 titles that are drawing the most enthusiastic thumbs-up from the editors at Amazon.com.
Talk about literary America and Los Angeles is not exactly the first locale that comes to mind. However, the truth is that the City of Angels has a deep and enduring place in the history of American letters. Here are just five of the many fiction and nonfiction books that attempt to unravel the mystery that is L.A.
journalist Charles Lachman argues that former US President Grover Cleveland once raped a young woman but successfully covered the scandal up.
A book currently known as "Untitled" by "Anonymous" seems likely to be an insider's look at the downfall of Bernie Madoff.
A new 2012 biography of Mick Jagger promises to show a tamer side of rock-and-roll's bad boy.
A high school in Republic, Mo. bans two books, including Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse Five," after a parent complains about material incompatible with the Bible.
There may not be any new books or movies to come, but the spirit of "Harry Potter" lives on – now a part of our culture in so many ways. Aside from re-watching and re-reading J.K. Rowling's work, avid fans have found various ways to incorporate the novels into their daily lives. Here are examples of five ways in which "Harry Potter" has infiltrated modern Muggle life. Some may surprise you!
Amazon is taking steps to grow its Indian markets, although a series of obstacles – including concerns about India's infrastructure – could prove problematic.
The British journalist who broke the story about the News of the World hackings will publish a book about the tabloid's collapse next fall.