Saturday, May 31, 2014
Whimsical drawings, poems and prose created by John Lennon for his acclaimed books “In His Own Write” and “A Spaniard in the Works” are coming to auction.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
The Japanese government on Wednesday decorated a Taiwanese writer of Tanka, a genre of classical Japanese poetry, in recognition of his efforts to promote bilateral cultural exchanges, at a ceremony in Taipei.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Rush Limbaugh has won a children's book prize designed to be chosen by kids themselves.
Sunday, May 11, 2014
One of the oldest black-owned bookstores in the nation has been evicted from its longtime home in a historic San Francisco neighborhood.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
A pair of recently discovered early stories by prize-winning science fiction author Octavia Butler will be coming out as an e-book in June.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel-winning Colombian author whose “magical realism” told epic stories of love, family and dictatorship in Latin America, died Thursday at the age of 87.
Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez met Fidel Castro after the Cuban leader grabbed power in the 1959 revolution — the beginning of a decades-long and controversial friendship.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Mary Cheever, an accomplished author and poet best known as the enduring spouse and widow of John Cheever, has died, surviving by decades a husband who used their lonely, but lasting, marriage as an inspiration for some of his most memorable stories. She was 95.
British author Sue Townsend, whose books about awkward teenage diarist Adrian Mole sold tens of millions of copies worldwide, has died at the age of 68, her publishers said Friday.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
After writing a best-selling book about a superstar of the digital age, Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson is working on a tribute to teamwork.