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The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its annual literary awards on Tuesday, with Zadie Smith, Rachel Kushner, Robert Christgau and the late... [Read More]
Rep. Ilhan Omar, who made headlines last November after becoming the first Somali American ever elected to the U.S. Congress, will tell her life story... [Read More]
Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose rapturous odes to nature and animal life brought her critical acclaim and popular affection, has…... [Read More]
Niviaq Korneliussen's new novel follows five people in Greenland's capital Nuuk; it's a heartbreaking yet hopeful look at young, queer life in one of the... [Read More]
Fantasy novelist Sherrilyn Kenyon has accused her estranged husband of poisoning her, and a sheriff's department in Tennessee is investigating the allegations, the Tennessean reports.... [Read More]
By selling 1.1. million copies in one week, 'Fear' by Bob Woodward has become Simon & Schuster's fastest-selling book ever. [Read More]
American Prison is the remarkable story of a journalist who spent four months working as a corrections officer — and a horrifying exposé of how... [Read More]
In her upcoming book "Full Disclosure," Stormy Daniels describes having sex with Donald Trump. And one newspaper got a sneak peak. [Read More]
By engaging with our country's painful past (and present) in an intellectually honest way, Jill Lepore has created a book that truly does encapsulate the... [Read More]
This year there won't be any Nobel Prize in literature, and Japanese author Haruki Murakami wants to make sure he's not in the running for... [Read More]
The nominees for the National Book Award for Fiction were announced on Friday, with four debut writers joining six veteran authors on the 10-book longlist.... [Read More]
Carol Anderson, David Quammen and Adam Winkler are among the 10 authors whose books have been longlisted for the National Book Award in nonfiction. [Read More]
The longlist for the National Book Award for Poetry was announced Wednesday, with three of the nation's best-known poets joining several up-and-coming authors on the... [Read More]
The National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature on Wednesday, with 10 titles eligible to win the very... [Read More]
The 10 books in the running for the National Book Award in Young People's Literature include 'The Poet X' by Elizabeth Acevedo and Tahereh Mafi's... [Read More]
For three years in the 1980s, sports fans could enjoy football in the Spring. Master storyteller Jeff Pearlman describes the league's wild games, wilder players,... [Read More]
Kate Bush, the British singer-songwriter known for her literary bent and baroque rock sound, will release a book of her collected lyrics. The Guardian... [Read More]
The characters in this debut novel, set after the start of the Korean War, are refugees, forced out of their town to a village in... [Read More]
Nearly 100 years after his birth, the late J.D. Salinger is returning to the place he hated most: the spotlight. Little, Brown, Salinger's publisher,... [Read More]
Merriam-Webster added more than 840 words to the dictionary today, including 'Latinx,' 'hangry' and 'guac.' 'Adorbs.'... [Read More]