Some sources now say that scathing remarks about Obama and his administration are "fiction [and] distortion."
Library Journal calls the Netflix-like system great for book groups
iPad book apps add authors' notes and historical material to classics like "Atlas Shrugged," "On the Road,"and the complete works of Shakespeare.
Think it's easy being a librarian? Think again!
Joe McGinniss's Sarah Palin book, 'Rogue,' isn't even out till next week but the flaming headlines are already in place.
Collective reading is alive and well in the 2000s – thanks to large-scale online book clubs (think "One Book, One Twitter," for example) and also to community “One City, One Book” programs which encourage an entire metropolis to read the same book at the same time. What are cities reading this year? Here are the 2011 picks of five participating cities – all of them apparently drawn to books with strong cultural themes .
The well-received but challenging novel "Cloud Atlas" has actors Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, and Hugh Grant lined up to star in its film adaptation, due to be released next fall.