The 5/4/10 Monitor Books podcast includes an interview with Paul Harding, winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Sophia Tolstoy spent a lifetime striving to be her husband’s keeper.
Three terrific books for middle-grade readers.
Amazon is now displaying a list of the passages that readers most often highlight on their Kindles. Is that intrusive?
Two novellas deliver a sharp, ironic view of the Nazi occupation of France - written as it was taking place.
May 1, 2010, marks the ninth annual Free Comic Book Day.
The 13th volume of Fantagraphics’ ‘Complete Peanuts’ series is a treat not to be missed.
Nancy Drew, the titian-haired sleuth beloved by American girls for decades, turns 80 this week.
Journalist Jonathan Eig presents a compelling portrait of America’s all-time favorite crime boss.
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.
The various pieces of Anne Frank's diary are finally being exhibited together in the Amsterdam building where she wrote them.
A biography of the justice who has become the anchor of the US Supreme Court’s liberal wing.
In her memoir, "Spoken from the Heart," Laura Bush defends her husband and writes about the tragic consequences of her teenage car accident.
Jordan's Queen Rania Al Abdullah based children's book "The Sandwich Swap" on a memory from her own childhood.
A new iPhone app could help create a life for cookbooks in a digital age.
How women in the Middle East are working to improve the standing of their own sex.