More -- and more candid -- discussion of best books lists would enrich our literary culture.
The Library of Congress and the Folger Library will celebrate the Belle of Amherst all day long on Dec. 8.
"Lost in Translation," an art book of untranslatable words
By Neely Tucker |
Inspired by the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line, Penguin Random House unveils the Penguin Hotline.
New York magazine’s big book of gifts includes modest and immodest ideas for the holidays.
Anthony Doerr’s “All the Light We Cannot See” and Atul Gawande’s “Being Mortal” were hot titles in Washington over the Thanksgiving holiday.
In his celebrated novels "Plainsong," "Eventide" and "Benediction," he explored the struggles of ordinary people in eastern Colorado.
Handler, also known as children's author Lemony Snicket, apologized Thursday for a "watermelon" joke he made at the expense of an African-American author at the National Book Awards. Friday, he started raising money for We Need Diverse Books.
By Abby Ohlheiser |
The "Lemony Snicket" author's riff about an African-American writer did not go over well.
The punk rocker introduces a new edition of Emily Brontë’s classic from the Folio Society.