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Milo Yiannopoulos, the right-wing provocateur and writer, has dropped his lawsuit against Simon & Schuster over the publisher's cancelation of his book "Dangerous" last year.... [Read More]
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DeRay Mckesson, the civil rights activist who gained national attention after his participation in the protests against police violence in Ferguson, Mo., will release his... [Read More]
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Sherman Alexie, Erin Entrada Kelly, Renée Watson and Jennifer Egan are the big winners of the American Library Assn.'s awards. [Read More]
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Lucinda Williams, the Louisiana-born singer-songwriter known for her distinctive voice and introspective lyrics, is writing a memoir. The New York Times reports that the... [Read More]
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Nick Hornby, John Hodgman and Meg Wolitzer will be among the writers featured at the second Believer Festival in Las Vegas. The Believer, the... [Read More]
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Oprah Winfrey announced the latest pick for her legendarily popular book club Tuesday: "An American Marriage," the new novel by Tayari Jones. In a... [Read More]
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Reading Zadie Smith's big-hearted, eloquent new essay collection is a lot like hanging out with a friend who's just as at home with pop stars... [Read More]
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Thirty British publishers have signed a letter urging the foundation behind the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, one of the most prestigious literary awards in... [Read More]
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"Gork, the Teenage Dragon," Gabe Hudson's coming-of-age fantasy novel about an awkward but sweet creature about to graduate from high school, could soon be headed... [Read More]
Lyndon Baines Johnson was an outsize character who gets a lot of credit for his adminstration's successes — but he didn't do it alone, and... [Read More]
The Oxford English Dictionary added more than 1,000 words in an update this week. Just be careful not to "mansplain" the new additions to your... [Read More]
Willie Nelson will become the first songwriter inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters. [Read More]
Google has launched a new audiobook service, seeking to compete with the Amazon-owned company Audible. The technology company unveiled Google Play Books on Tuesday,... [Read More]
A proposal has surfaced for a book written by Alex Jones and co-written by Neil Strauss, best known for "The Game." It's everything you might... [Read More]
Gerald Winters, the owner of a bookstore in Bangor Maine, lost several rare Stephen King books and manuscripts after a burst pipe flooded his store's... [Read More]
Stephen King may be the Master of Horror, but one of his fans is dealing with horror of a new kind. A Bangor, Maine, bookstore... [Read More]
Denis Johnson finished his first story collection in 25 years just before he died. The pieces in it are stunning, dark, sometimes as bleak as... [Read More]
If you're a Texan, or a student of the American West, you'll probably recognize the name of Oliver Loving, one of the 19th-century cattle drivers... [Read More]
The internationally bestselling novelist Elena Ferrante — a pseudonym — will begin writing a weekly column for the British newspaper the Guardian. [Read More]
PBS has enlisted the help of several celebrities to determine "The Great American Read" in an upcoming competition series, the network announced Wednesday. The... [Read More]
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