Walter Yakoboski scraped together nearly every penny he made as a cook in 1979 to begin buying a small collection of rare comic books for US$10,000, hoping his boyhood passion could one day pay off as an investment.
Plans in the Dominican Republic to award a literary prize to Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa have angered some people, including a member of the president's Cabinet.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet Robert Hass will be among the authors attending the 2016 Taipei International Book Exhibition, which is scheduled to kick off Feb. 16.
Before book buyers get to read Julia Claiborne Johnson's debut novel, "Be Frank With Me," they'll have a chance to hear it.
Peter Rabbit is back, in a previously unpublished story by children's author Beatrix Potter.
J.K. Rowling's latest honor isn't only for her writing.
When children's author-illustrator Don Tate works on a book about slavery, he keeps in mind that a smile must be more than just a smile.
Scholastic is pulling a new picture book about George Washington and his slaves amid objections it sentimentalizes a brutal part of American history.
Fashion and style have forever been in bed with film, television and music, especially the moments that scream love.
With a flourish of his pencil, cartoonist Maung Maung Aung skewers a pampered politician in a sketch, an image that just a few years ago would have been unthinkable.