As "Game of Thrones," Book One of George R.R. Martin's "Song of Ice and Fire" series, comes to HBO, the biggest question is how the show will compare with the books.
For the first time ever, US publishers report selling more e-books than hardcover or paperback books.
Peter Godwin's book, "The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe," is about more than tragedy.
"The Good Book" – intended to serve as a secular Bible – focuses on ethics but not religion.
The returned books symbolize an effort by the German government to account for Jewish cultural treasures stolen by the Nazis decades earlier.
It was 150 years ago this week that Confederate troops fired on a federal fort in Charleston harbor and began the violent four-year struggle in which Americans raised arms against Americans. The history books can tell us much about the trauma of war, but for those who prefer the emotional truths that can be conveyed by a good novel, here are 10 classic stories of the US Civil War.
Amazon's new Kindle with Special Offers costs $25 less but also exposes readers to advertising.
Monitor readers vote for their favorite Dr. Seuss book but it's hard to declare a front runner.
Celebrating its 16th anniversary this year, the Orange Prize for Fiction honors "excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing from throughout the world." Last year's winner was American author Barbara Kingsolver for her novel "The Lacuna." The 2011 award will be announced on June 8, 2011, and the winner will be one of these six novelists.