"Game of Thrones" is compulsively readable, it's true, but I prefer the kinder, gentler, early works of George R.R. Martin.
Readers of books love lists. That's why book-review editor J. Peder Zane asked 125 writers – everyone from Norman Mailer to Jonathan Franzen to Margaret Drabble – to pick their very favorite books of all time. Out of all the books in the world, here are the 10 most selected by Zane's illustrious group. (You can see this and other book lists in Zane's book "The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books.")
Is it unseemly for a book blogger to bemoan the loss of a book chain?
Less than 4 years after they were introduced by Amazon, e-books have now overtaken print.
A Booker International Prize judge quits when the award goes to Philip Roth.
What does America's best-known atheist think about the death of Osama bin Laden?
Luca Spaghetti, a character from the mega-bestselling "Eat, Pray, Love," tells a story of his own.