Sherlock Holmes has had recent reincarnations through movies and TV and, now, a new novel.
"Out of Oz," the fourth book in Gregory Maguire's "Oz" series, follows the granddaughter of the Witch of the West as she delves into political corruption.
As America celebrates the 50th anniversary of John Griffin's "Black Like Me," a writer recalls more recent scenarios that Griffin would have found only too familiar.
In "How to Survive the Titanic, or The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay," writer Frances Wilson reviews tales of heroism and accusations of cowardice.
Amazon launched its Kindle Owners' Lending Library today - but readers might want to take a look at the fine print.
The British tradition of declaring a "World Book Night" during which thousands of volunteers give out free books on street corners will come to the US for the first time on April 23, 2012.
The bookseller may be announcing a Nook device intended go head to head with the Kindle Fire – if such a thing is possible.
James Garner offers straight talk about fellow actors like Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson, in addition to revelations about his own drug use and his hardscrabble childhood.
The longlist for this year's Man Asian Literary Prize ($30,000 awarded to the author of the best novel by an Asian author written in or translated into English) was announced this week. This year's nominees include a number of authors and works already popular with US readers – and some less familiar names as well. The 2011 prize winner will be announced on March 15.
Thanks to a couple of big commercial successes, National Novel Writing Month – NaNoWriMo – is more popular than ever.
The fashion line, hitting stores in mid-December, will include leather jackets and boots based on Lisbeth Salander's memorable fashion taste as seen in the movie version of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo."