The website The Bookscore rounds up book reviews, assigns a ranking, and lets readers discuss literary news.
British gambling site Ladbrokes puts Japanese author Haruki Murakami at odds of 10/1 for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Adam Brent Houghtaling explores melancholy music and how it affects us.
A pro-government Cuban blogger claims that former leader Fidel Castro is now collaborating on a book with Hugo Chavez.
A modern update of Sherlock Holmes will air this fall, while a show following Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn is being developed.
Vidal's close friend, author and academic Jay Parini, will write the biography.
J.K. Rowling will be interviewed by Ann Patchett at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Oct. 16.
Penguin is reported to be publishing a major, first-person account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, scheduled for release on Sept. 11.
According to a new heat map by Amazon, readers in 44 states prefer conservative 'red' books to liberal 'blue.'
The adaptation of Stephen King's Dark Tower series was dropped by Warner Bros., but Media Rights Capital may take on the project.
This past school year saw a 30 percent increase in classroom requests for Ayn Rand novels from the Ayn Rand Institute.
Alex Morgan, soccer star on the US Olympic team will write a soccer series targeted at middle school girls.