Monday, July 13, 2015
Like her classic "To Kill a Mockingbird," the Harper Lee novel coming out Tuesday is a coming of age story. And not just for Scout Finch.
It's nearly midnight and in a matter of minutes Greece will leave the euro. Banks are shuttered, TV shows heatedly debate whether salaries will be paid ... and Insp. Haritos has a new crime to solve.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
We know this much so far about Harper Lee's new book: Atticus Finch is 72 and suffering from rheumatoid arthritis; Scout is a grown woman who has a suitor most anxious to marry her.
Friday, July 10, 2015
When it comes to hyping the latest pop culture spectacles, few are coloring inside the lines at Comic-Con.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The desire for a child -- an occasion that should be joyful -- turns into a deadly obsession in the highly stylized "A Necessary End." In the "Gone Girl" mode, author Holly Brown fashions her second novel around three unlikable, but interesting people, making us care about the twists this domestic thriller takes.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
"Keepers: The Greatest Films-and Personal Favorites-of a Moviegoing Lifetime" (Knopf), by Richard Schickel.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
American novelist James Salter -- who long labored with the dubious honor of being "the greatest writer you've never read" -- has died aged 90.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Six letters written by U.S. novelist Harper Lee flopped at auction Friday despite feverish interest in the publication of her second novel, set for release next month.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura, whose crime novels explore Havana's grubby underside, was on Wednesday awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias award for literature.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
A son of migrant farm workers in California, Juan Felipe Herrera will be the next U.S. poet in chief.