Charles Leerhsen's new book "Blood and Smoke: A True Tale of Mystery, Mayhem and the Birth of the Indy 500" details the wild early days of the sport.
Kobo debuts its Vox tablet – a low-priced Android it hopes will take on Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet.
Political news site Politico will be joining with Random House to market and publish political books.
Children's author Lemony Snicket, who added his name to a list of writers who support the Occupy protests, posted a list online of thoughts about Wall Street.
Bassist Duff McKagan tells of his days with the band, his struggle with drugs and alcohol addictions, and later jobs as a writer and founder of a wealth management firm.
Barnes and Noble's decision to pull graphic novels by DC Comics from their stores is the latest salvo in a showdown between the two book giants.
His fourth time nominated was the charm for British novelist Julian Barnes, winner of the 2011 Man Booker Prize.
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."