Riordan's book 'The Lightning Thief' is reported to be the basis for a show that will be part of New York's Free Summer Theatre Program.
According to the website Nameberry, names like Khaleesi from 'Game of Thrones' and Katniss from 'Hunger Games' are getting lots of page views.
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From Tibetans to Uighurs, journalist David Eimer investigates the lives of some of the 100 million members of China's 55 ethnic minorities.
Lee says that 'as long as I am alive any book purporting to be with my cooperation is a falsehood,' while author Marja Mills tells the Monitor, 'Nelle Harper Lee and Alice F. Lee were aware I was writing this book.'
A London production of the show, starring 'Doctor Who' actor Matt Smith, received mixed reviews.
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory chose self-published poet Valerie Macon without approval from the North Carolina Arts Council.
One participating bookstore reported a 300 percent increase in sales.
Beth Macy's new book focuses on John Bassett III, a third-generation furniture manufacturer who filed the largest anti-dumping case ever brought against the People's Republic of China.
Amazon is fighting a French law that prevents online retailers from providing free shipping on books by charging only one cent.
Joanna Rakoff, author of ‘My Salinger Year,’ says her contact with J.D. Salinger left her feeling that 'he was very different from this popular portrayal of him.'
The story of how journalist Marja Mills came to know the 'To Kill A Mockingbird' writer Lee is being called 'witty' and 'charming.'
'Business Adventures' by John Brooks, published in 1969, is seeing new life, thanks to praise from Bill Gates.
'Wild' stars Reese Witherspoon as memoir author Cheryl Strayed, who hiked the Pacific Crest Trail after experiencing various personal crises.
Gordimer wrote about the oppression of the South African apartheid regime and was behind such works as 'Burger's Daughter' and 'The Conservationist.'
J.K. Rowling's second mystery published under the name of Robert Galbraith showcases her gifts as a storyteller with a first-rate imagination.
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