The well-received but challenging novel "Cloud Atlas" has actors Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, and Hugh Grant lined up to star in its film adaptation, due to be released next fall.
Doonesbury cartoon character Roland Hedley offers readers a sneak peak at Joe McGinniss's unauthorized biography of Sarah Palin.
An international group of writers are suing five American universities for copyright infringement – and sending a warning to Google Books.
Though it will have to compete with the massive success of the iPad, a rumored Amazon tablet could be cheaper and offer a better ebook reading experience.
Amazon is in talks with publishers to create an e-book service that would let customers pay to rent books, just the way they now do movies.
Ikea is redesigning its iconic “Billy” bookcase, assuming that digital-age customers will be using them more and more for "tchotchkes" and less and less for books.
Calvin Trillin's beloved wife Alice died on Sept. 11, 2001 – in a strange but unrelated parallel to the terrorist attacks on the city that both the Trillins loved.
Hart was a college student in 1971 when he first glimpsed the potential of the e-book.