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."
The country star will discuss how he began playing guitar and who helped to make him the musician he is today.
Andrew Madoff, son of disgraced financier Bernie Madoff, says in an interview on "60 Minutes" that he's "prepared to start over again and build myself back up."
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, who is fluent in Spanish and a staunch animal rights advocate, is one of only two managers to guide teams from both leagues to World Series championships.
The move by The Wall Street Journal follows the inclusion of e-books in lists by the New York Times and USA Today.
News reports say Yanukovich's book has passages that are sometimes identical to speeches by other politicians, magazine articles, and even a college paper.
Despite theories like those in the new movie 'Anonymous' that William Shakespeare was someone else entirely, drama professor Scott McCrea says conspiracy theories surrounding the playwright are all false.
Andrew Madoff’s book is expected to discuss his parents’ suicide attempt, how Bernie Madoff confessed his crimes to his family, and the suicide of his brother on the anniversary of their father’s arrest.
“You’re not a real candidate, Pinocchio, if you haven’t written your own book,” Mark Halperin, political director of ABC News, once said. Indeed, these days the one – perhaps only – condition all serious presidential candidates seem to satisfy is publishing their own book, whether it’s a rags-to-riches memoir, a political manifesto, or a motivational manual. While plenty of political lit is ghost-written pabulum, some titles pop with personality, authenticity, or just plain good writing. Here’s our pick of the five best books by 2012 presidential hopefuls.
The US State Department calls the purchase of Obama's books "standard practice," but critics call it "inappropriate."