The book review journal Kirkus Reviews is awarding prizes for the best fiction, nonfiction, and young readers' books for the first time this year. Here's the full list of nominees.
After a writer floated the idea of an authors' residency program on trains, Amtrak has invited 24 writers to ride the rails.
Dunham's book 'Not That Kind of Girl' is being praised for its voice and humor, though some critics note her show 'Girls' isn't mentioned much.
A Junkudo location in Tokyo is inviting six guests to sleep over at their store.
The productions received mainly positive reviews in London and some cast members from those stagings will be in the Broadway version as well.
Pynchon's novel 'Vice' is the basis for the upcoming movie of the same name.
The show airs its mid-season finale on Sept. 27 and there are eight episodes remaining in its first season.
'The Paying Guests,' which centers on a mother and daughter forced to take in boarders after World War I, is becoming one of the best-reviewed novels of the fall.
O'Reilly's book 'Killing Patton' hits bookstores today.
King's novel centers on a man who goes back in time to try to stop the Kennedy assassination.
Critics of the story are saying it's 'in unquestionably bad taste' and 'dangerous.' In the piece, Mantel imagines the assassination of the former prime minister. 'I am concerned with respect. I'm not concerned with taste,' she says..
Isis Books and Gifts owner Karen Harrison says some social media commentators have urged the store to change its name, while others would rather see them stand firm.
Banned Books Week is being held this year from Sept. 21 to Sept. 27.
UK children’s laureate Malorie Blackman faced racist comments after Sky News misquoted her as saying there were 'too many white faces' in children's literature. Now young adult author James Dawson has stepped into the fray, saying, "Malorie did not say there are too many white faces in children’s books, but I will.... Put that on Sky News.”
Ben Fountain's novel about soldiers who served in Iraq has been both a critical and popular success.
'Factory Man,' a nonfiction work by Beth Macy, is the story of a Virginia businessman who fought against outsourcing.