The producers of 'Downton Abbey' – hoping to speak to a 'Game of Thrones' audience – are beginning production on 'The Last Kingdom,' a new historical drama set in medieval times.
'True Detective' helmer Cary Fukunaga is said to be on board to direct with actor Idris Elba expected to star in the film.
Some 'old guard' authors are joining forces in a letter criticizing Amazon, even as a cluster of self-published authors is rallying around Amazon, charging that traditional publishers like Hachette mistreat authors and readers.
Gillian Flynn is also the author of 'Gone Girl' and 'Dark Places.'
Amazon recently offered Hachette writers 100 percent of e-book profits until the dispute between the publisher and the bookselling giant is resolved. The move prompted criticism from Hachette.
Jordan Ellenberg, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, recently designed the Hawking Index, named after Stephen Hawking's book 'A Brief History of Time' (often called 'the most unread book of all time'), to calculate which books are put down the most often.
'Gone Girl' stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike.
On July 4, 1845, Thoreau moved into the cabin on Walden Pond. Soon after, Harvard asked what he had been up to and Thoreau detailed his adventures for his alma mater.
'American Gods' by Neil Gaiman portrays a battle between old and new gods.
Seven men were killed attempting to climb Mt. McKinley in Alaska in 1967. What happened and why? Hall explores the accident.
Amazon senior vice president of Kindle content Russ Grandinetti told The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is acting 'in the long term interest of our customers.'
Myers, author of such books as 'Hoops' and 'Monster,' recently published an essay lamenting what he saw as a lack of diverse characters in children's literature.
According to staff, World Book Night U.S. will be suspended due to lack of money.
A new study by British dermatologists draws a connection between the bad attitude shown towards skin conditions in Shakespeare's works and the way we think of it today.
Authors Peter Finn and Petra Couvée explore the history of 'Doctor Zhivago,' the Russian novel that became a worldwide Cold War sensation.
Orwell was born in India and the writer's former home in Motihari will reportedly be converted into a museum.