Philip Hoare, author of "The Whale," has spent years studying these mysterious creatures and what surprises him most is how little we actually know.
With John Grisham taking aim at kids, will other big names follow suit?
On the road in a changing China.
Why being smart won't necessarily get you into Harvard.
It's taken 20 years – and Angelina Jolie – to realize a movie deal for Patricia Cornwell character Kay Scarpetta.
Three days after a Superman comic sold for $1 million, a Batman book fetches a better price.
A timely novel considers the damage that soldiering can inflict on a marriage.
What's selling best in independent bookstores all across America.
"It's my story, and ... it does need to be told," Salman Rushdie told reporters this week.
The stories of six North Korean defectors offer a chilling portrait of life in an Orwellian society.
A tender look at a (mostly) gentle giant.
Hear Chris Cleave talk about "Little Bee," his novel about two British tourists whose lives collide with that of a young Nigerian girl.
Dynamic Books software from Macmillan will allow professors to reorganize, update, revise, and even delete sections from online textbooks.
The Guardian asked a cluster of well-known authors for their tricks of the trade. Some of their answers may surprise you.
Quirky, comical essays explore the relationship between Russian literature and life.
It's a bird, it's a plane – it's the million-dollar Superman comic book!
J.K. Rowling is only one of many well-known authors to face charges of plagiarism.
A well-to-do American family downsizes and gives almost a million dollars to charity.