According to the website Nameberry, names like Khaleesi from 'Game of Thrones' and Katniss from 'Hunger Games' are getting lots of page views.
'Rhett Butler's People' writer Donald McCaig's novel 'Ruth's Journey' will be released this October.
Two of Hollywood's most beloved romances don't have a neatly wrapped conclusion before the credits.
The Southern authors, each of whom wrote a classic American novel, will have their lives and influence explored in two episodes of PBS's 'American Masters.'
Seventy-five years ago this month, a novel by an unknown young journalist from Atlanta was published. Originally submitted as a manuscript stuffed into dozens of manila folders, the book was a love story set against the backdrop of the US Civil War. Today, Margaret Mitchell’s “Gone With the Wind” remains one of the bestselling books of all time. It has been translated into 35 languages, sold hundreds of millions of copies worldwide, won a Pulitzer Prize, and earned eight Academy Awards as a Hollywood motion picture. Here are some of the many reasons we still love "GWTW."
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.
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