Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Midway through Alice Hoffman's latest novel, "The Marriage of Opposites" (Simon & Schuster), the mother of the great impressionist painter Camille Pissarro takes her 2-week-old son into the forest to find a medicine man she hopes can cure him of the malady that has kept him from eating or sleeping since birth.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
True-crime writer Ann Rule, who wrote more than 30 books, including a profile of her former co-worker, serial killer Ted Bundy, has died at age 83.
Monday, July 27, 2015
A California community college professor has won the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition, the literary highlight of Key West's annual festival celebrating author Ernest Hemingway.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Amazon shares shot to record levels Friday after a blowout earnings report seen as a potential watershed for the U.S. online giant.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
E.L. Doctorow, one of America's most accomplished novelists of recent decades who was best known for his historical fiction, died Tuesday at the age of 84, U.S. media reports said.
Eighty years after the release of "Green Hills of Africa," the son and grandson of Ernest Hemingway are urging a fresh look at a work critics have often set aside.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Critics dismissed it as a rough draft for "To Kill a Mockingbird" and readers despaired over an aging, racist Atticus Finch.
Carlos Santana, Marlon James and Naomi Klein are among the winners of the 36th annual American Book Awards, which celebrate diversity in publishing.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Opus the Penguin and his comic strip world of "Bloom County," absent for 25 years are back along with the ridiculous times that suit them, creator Berkeley Breathed said.