Today's 'Young Adult' genre in literature is booming, and often attractive for adults and younger readers alike, but experts also encourage parents to read more classics with their kids, to bring historical works to today's audiences.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes the long tail of a 'cooling trend' article, how a Flemish town cares for the mentally ill, the rise of petty crime in France, a board game older than chess, and humor in politics.
Nicaraguan lawmakers discovered this week that they can no longer surf the Web at work. Ruling Sandinistas say it's meant to prevent procrastination.
Among the biggest Oscar winners of 2013 were five movies that were adapted from books or articles, including 'Argo,' 'Life of Pi,' and 'Lincoln.'