A study suggests that textbooks are the works most likely to be pirated.
A pop-music journalist falls in love with Bach’s Cello Suites and sets out to discover all he can about the classic masterpiece.
Exactly as predicted, Rebecca Stead ("When You Reach Me") and Jerry Pinkney ("The Lion & the Mouse") took top honors.
A master's life and death in Venice.
Are mash-ups junk lit or do they drive young readers to the classics?
An artist’s attack on a painting in the National Gallery is linked to the story of a 19th-century Impressionist painter.
Edwidge Danticat and Simon Winchester appeal for help to Haiti.
A dark, sharp addition to the ranks of fiction set in high school.
1/14/10 Monitor Books podcast, including a discussion of recent books made into movies and an interview with author Jayne Anne Philllips
1/14/10 bestseller lists based on reporting from independent bookstores
Why one cook prefers to work with old-style cookbooks.
From Bill Clinton to Vince Lombardi, a collection of the best from journalist David Maraniss.
A writer spent a year asking herself: What would Oprah do?
Miep Gies, one of the heroes who sheltered the Frank family, always insisted that she did nothing out of the ordinary.