J. K. Rowling is said to be "actively considering" the release of Harry Potter e-books.
Diana Wynne Jones wrote about a young wizard at a magical academy 20 years before J.K. Rowling picked up the same topic.
One chef’s unlikely path to culinary celebrity.
Travel might be broadening, but in this case, it changes the course of three people's lives. The three main characters in this month's fiction roundup were born 100 years apart and on three different continents, but they all end up in the same place – the United States. Two are brought against their will as children and one makes the journey as an adult, 24 years later than she had planned.
Is the Japanese response to disaster different from that of Americans? Yes and no, says author Jake Adelstein.
David Foster Wallace's "The Pale King" goes on sale on April 15 in bookstores – but Amazon and Barnes & Noble have been selling it online since March 22.
Pulitzer Prize winner Joseph Lelyveld says reviews of "Great Soul," his book about Gandhi, are distorting the truth.
The finalists for the 2011 Best Translated Book Award – sponsored by the Three Percent weblog – were announced last week. The winning works of fiction selected were translated from German, Spanish, Afrikaans, Czech, French and Swedish. To read these books is to travel the globe in extraordinary style.
Stieg Larsson died before the overwhelming global success of his "Millennium" novels – but not before sharing a few details about the fourth book in the series.