A tale of murder and class warfare in the Scottish Highlands by a little-known novelist is one of the favorites to win this year's Booker Prize for literature on Tuesday.
Books come in all sizes, but one 15th-century Quran was so enormous, it's said that a wheelbarrow was needed to carry it.
Thom Jones, an acclaimed short-story writer who drew upon family tragedy and his own painful struggles for "The Pugilist At Rest" and other collections, has died.
Holy TV crossover, Batman!
David McCullough's next book will find him on new ground.
Gloria Naylor, whose debut novel "The Women of Brewster Place," became a best-seller, a National Book Award winner and a TV miniseries released through Oprah Winfrey's production company, has died at the age of 66.
One of literature's most talked-about mysteries appeared to have been cracked Monday with the unmasking of the identity of the Italian publishing sensation Elena Ferrante.
Ayesha Curry remembers the first meal she cooked for her ultra-popular NBA player-husband Stephen Curry: a baked chicken dish. But the meal Stephen whipped up for his chef-wife wasn't as tasty.
An elf school in Iceland. A hospital for falcons in the Middle East. A museum in Independence, Missouri, for artwork made from hair.
Best-selling children's book author and illustrator Anna Dewdney, who gained fame with her series of Llama Llama stories, has died at age 50.