The National Book Award-winning story of how a real-life incident inspired Herman Melville to write 'Moby-Dick' is being adapted as a movie by director Ron Howard. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Ben Whishaw, and Brendan Gleeson.
According to reports, a building that's being constructed on Rowling's property has 'a striking resemblance' to the home of 'Potter' character Hagrid, who lived in a hut on the grounds of the magic school Hogwarts in Rowling's novels.
Bestselling author John Grisham apologized Thursday for comments he made about what he viewed as overly punitive sentences for those who view child pornography.
The new movie in the 'Hunger Games' series is being released this November.
Waterstones patron David Willis tweeted at the Twitter account for the company, alerting them that he was locked inside one of their stores.
The new Kindle Scout program has the average reader voting the books that should be published.
Last month Facebook analyzed a user meme looking at '10 books that have stayed with you.' Now the company's data scientists have done another analysis looking at responses from foreign-language users and have found some different results.
'Mortal' author Cassandra Clare is writing a new series of novellas set in the world of the 'Mortal' books, while the books themselves are reportedly being adapted as a TV series.
'Catherine' is by writer Karen Cushman.
Flanagan took the Man Booker Prize for his book 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North,' while works such as 'All the Light We Cannot See,' by Anthony Doerr and 'Age of Ambition,' by Evan Osnos made the cut for the National Book Award shortlists.