Amazon's announcement that Kindle users can borrow library e-books may be good news for readers and libraries – but publishers could be the losers.
“In the age of Oprah and celebrity reality television ... everyone wants to be a spokesperson for some horrible incident or ... tragedy," says one book agent of the "Three Cups of Tea" controversy.
Nigel Slater – the celebrity cook (and yes, that's cook, not chef) – is Britain's best-kept secret soon to be shared with the United States.
Greg Mortenson, higly esteemed author and philanthropic constructor of schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan, has had his integrity called into question by a "60 Minutes" report.
As "Game of Thrones," Book One of George R.R. Martin's "Song of Ice and Fire" series, comes to HBO, the biggest question is how the show will compare with the books.