Reese Witherspoon and Josh Brolin star in the movie 'Inherent Vice,' which is directed by 'The Master' helmer Paul Thomas Anderson and is based on the Thomas Pynchon novel of the same name. The movie starring Reese Witherspoon and Benicio Del Toro will open this December.
In the Penguin Cup, writers from 16 countries are playing in imaginary match-ups.
James McBride won the National Book Award for fiction for his novel set during the Civil War, while George Packer picked up the non-fiction award for his examination of contemporary America.
As tonight's announcement approaches, buzz is building over such nominees as Lawrence Wright's 'Going Clear' and Thomas Pynchon's 'Bleeding Edge.'
The intensely private Thomas Pynchon has resisted the electronic format for his books – until now.
Ray Bradbury, who has called the Internet a 'meaningless' distraction, is now finally allowing a digital version of 'Fahrenheit 451.'
Thomas Pynchon is the American author closest to top, but still considered a long shot with odds of 16 to 1.