Monday, October 8, 2012
The Frankfurt Book Fair will spotlight child and youth literature and its role at the avant-garde of the publishing world with playful apps for smartphones and tablet computers as well as interactive games.
Saturday, October 6, 2012
“Thomas Jefferson's Creme Brulee: How a Founding Father and His Slave James Hemings Introduced French Cuisine to America” (Quirk Books), by Thomas J. Craughwell
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Bestselling novelist Sylvia Day says sales of her “Crossfire” series and other erotic romance novels are on the rise in part because of maturing fans of the “Twilight Saga” young adult romance books.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Suri Cruise would never wear denim, is on the Dukan Diet and considers Jay-Z and Beyonce's daughter, Blue Ivy, a rival.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
After months of hype and anticipation, J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults has appeared, swept into the arms of hopeful booksellers and an army of grown-up Harry Potter fans eager to find out what his creator has done next.
Friday, September 28, 2012
First reviews of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling's novel for adults on Thursday praised its Dickensian scope and social message, but warned the gritty, even obscene tale was a far cry from Hogwarts.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling bids goodbye to the boy wizard on Thursday when she releases her first novel for adults, a gritty tale of poverty and politics in an idyllic English village.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Doraemon, Japan's robot cat from the future, will celebrate turning minus 100 years old by being given official residence of the city where he will be born, a city official told AFP on Friday.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
John Verdon was 65 and retired, reading a lot of detective stories and talking about them with his wife, when one day she suggested he write one himself.
Saturday, August 18, 2012
All is forgiven for Time magazine writer and CNN host Fareed Zakaria, who last week was suspended by both outlets for apparent plagiarism.