The last four years of Mark Twain's life were as unforgettable as the man himself, says biographer Michael Shelden.
After years of disparagement, a play named "Double Falsehood" is now being lifted closer to the Shakespeare canon.
John Edwards' former mistress shares her side of the affair - and some skin - in a "doozy" of an interview with GQ.
Noted policymaker Diane Ravitch says she was wrong to jump on the No Child Left Behind bandwagon.
A young fundamentalist grounds her heaven here on earth.
The story of a Chinese-American "bridge" club.
A long overdue biography of one of the greatest baseball players of all time.
Hilary Mantel's novel "Wolf Hall" took top honors at the National Book Critics Circle awards.
Mystery, betrayal, folklore, and a hint of magic work together in this enchanting debut novel set in 1930s England.
Not every country has been so accommodating, but Italy seems happy to allow Google to digitize rare books.
What’s wrong with the higher education system in the US and how can we fix it?
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.
The Canadian government will decide "soon" whether to allow giant American bookseller Amazon.com to set up a distribution center in Canada.
Author Heidi Durrow discusses her debut novel, "The Girl Who Fell from the Sky."
Will there ever be another heroine with the staying power of Alice?