A biography of Sarah Palin by a former staffer depicts Palin as ill-prepared, immature, vindictive, and unethical.
Her impact on the book world was called the "Oprah Effect" for good reason – everything she touched became publishing gold.
The Monitor's Books section will be sharing reviews with The Barnes & Noble Review.
"Game of Thrones" is compulsively readable, it's true, but I prefer the kinder, gentler, early works of George R.R. Martin.
Readers of books love lists. That's why book-review editor J. Peder Zane asked 125 writers – everyone from Norman Mailer to Jonathan Franzen to Margaret Drabble – to pick their very favorite books of all time. Out of all the books in the world, here are the 10 most selected by Zane's illustrious group. (You can see this and other book lists in Zane's book "The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books.")
Is it unseemly for a book blogger to bemoan the loss of a book chain?
Less than 4 years after they were introduced by Amazon, e-books have now overtaken print.
A Booker International Prize judge quits when the award goes to Philip Roth.