The successes of George W. Bush's two terms as president were vastly overshadowed by the invasion of Iraq, a horrendous decision that sprung from gut instinct and defied reasoned analysis, an acclaimed historian concludes in a comprehensive biography that pulls no punches.
A potato-shaped orange blob with tiny hands is the star of a satirical new story written in the style of a children's book explaining the Donald Trump phenomenon.
Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, the Romanian-born Holocaust survivor whose classic "Night" became a landmark testament to the Nazis' crimes and launched Wiesel's long career as one of the world's foremost witnesses and humanitarians, has died at age 87.
France's most famous contemporary poet, Yves Bonnefoy, died on Friday at the age of 93, local media reported.
Who can lay claim to Rumi, the Sufi mystic who is one of the world's most beloved poets? A bid by Iran and Turkey to do so has exasperated Afghanistan, country of his birth eight centuries ago.
Nobel prize winning author J.M. Coetzee on Thursday denounced animal cruelty in a rare public reading, calling for humans to treat them with "justice."
A Boston-based publishing company has decided to donate proceeds from Adolf Hitler's infamous manifesto "Mein Kampf" to a local organization that works with aging Holocaust survivors.
Alvin Toffler, the U.S. author and visionary known for several world best sellers, including "Future Shock" and "The Third Wave," has died at his home in Los Angeles aged 87.
"The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek: The First 25 Years" (Thomas Dunne Books), by Edward Gross and Mark A. Altman
Austin Clarke, the award-winning Barbadian-born author who wrote about the immigrant experience and being black in Canada, died Sunday at age 81.