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.
Amazon's new imprint, 47North, will release sci-fi/fantasy and horror books; Marshall's book "My Mother Was Nuts" will come out next fall.
Martha Stewart's daughter Alexis has recently published Whateverland: Learning to Live Here, a non-too-flattering book detailing her life with the domestic queen. Stewart is just the latest in a long line of children to publish memoirs about their lives with famous parents – some complimentary, others less so. The veracity of several have been called into question by family members or other doubters.
Lee Child talks about Jack Reacher – his quirky and wildly popular creation – and how he started writing thrillers in the first place.