Austen is now being honored again, the occasion being the 200th anniversary of her death on July 18, 1817 at the age of 41.
Sen. Al Franken looked out on hundreds of publishers and booksellers gathered for their annual national convention, BookExpo, and summed up the news of the time.
From the squiggly, pink handrails outside the entrance to the front hall decorated with scenes from "And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street" -- a real street just blocks away -- the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum says "You're off to Great Places!"
Ashley Graham may have curves, but she hates the term plus-size.
J.K. Rowling is urging Harry Potter fans not to buy a handwritten prequel to the boy wizard's adventures that was stolen during a burglary in England.
Novelist Emma Straub has become the latest author to open a bookshop, joining the ranks of bookstore-owning writers like Ann Patchett and Jeff Kinney.
With the publication of her new self-help book, Ivanka Trump must navigate complicated ethical territory.
Denis Leary is trying to see the glass half-full.
Though perhaps best known as Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing in Mexico, she added "widow" to the list.
Former U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power is writing a memoir about her transition from Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of foreign policy to a leading government official.