Author Lauren Myracle is asked to withdraw by the National Book Foundation after a mistaken announcement.
"Van Gogh: The Life" says the artist was shot, possibly accidentally, by two teenage boys.
The favorite to win the award, author Julian Barnes, once called the prize "posh bingo."
Colson Whitehead's new book puts an original spin on the post-apocalyptic genre, say reviews.
Bestselling author Rebecca Skloot will release a book about humanity's relationship with animals
Reps for the singer told the library she wants to help libraries going through tough times.
Shelves that allow anyone to take or leave a book are a hit in cities and suburbs, including Cologne.
Tristane Banon's novel contains descriptions of a sexual attack and its aftermath that seem to match up with her claims against Strauss-Kahn.
Has the perceived value of empathy and compassion begun to pale before our concern that literature must engage with the world?
In "A Thousand Lives" memoirist Julia Scheeres seeks the "whys" behind the 1978 mass suicide in Jonestown.
It was apparently a mistake when they announced six titles this year instead of the usual five nominated for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature. But then, said Harold Augebraum, executive director of the National Book Foundation, "We decided that it was better to add a sixth one as an exception, because they're all good books." Which of these six finalists do you think will win the 2011 National Book Award for Young People's Literature on Nov. 17? UPDATE: One of the six finalists – "Shine" by Lauren Myracle – was removed from the list of 2011 nominees on Oct. 17.
A former attorney for The New Yorker tells Sarah Palin why she's better off ignoring Joe McGinniss and his unauthorized Palin bio.