Booker prize winner recalls angry decade as part of counter-cultural, black womanist community
The novel became a global best seller after the 1994 movie starring Tom Hanks.
A sharp-eyed satirist of the banalities of office life in her novels The New Me and Jillian, the US author talks about the frustrations of work and finding success through writing about failure
The novelists musings on his life, art and loved ones are humorous, grumpy and utterly compelling on grief
Antonio Camposs The Devil All the Time (now on Netflix) is narrated by a native Ohio man and the author of the novel upon which the film is based.
Fiction contenders include Brit Bennett, the author of The Vanishing Half; Randall Kenan, a beloved writer who died in August; and Douglas Stuart, a debut novelist who is also a Booker Prize finalist.
Two acclaimed debut novels and a story collection whose author died last month are among the 10 fiction contenders for this years National Book Award. The debut novels, which the...
Sergio Osl talks about his partnership with AMC
The National Book Foundation hasannounced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Awards. Brit Bennett and Isabel Wilkerson are among the nominees.
NEW YORK (AP) Two of the summer's most talked about novels, Brit Bennett's The Vanishing Half and Megha Majumdar's A Burning, are on the National Book Awards fiction longlist....
Mariah Carey and Megan Rapinoe tell all in new memoirs, Don DeLillo and Bryan Washington release new fiction, and more fall books to look forward to.
The author on being inspired by Sue Townsend, frightened by Beatrix Potter – and the monologue she wishes she’d written
Looking for something fresh to read in 2020? Here are the 6 best new book releases that came out this week, updated every Saturday.
Publishing is becoming a winner-take-all game. Nobody dominates it like Madeline McIntosh and Penguin Random House.
A posthumous memoir is coming out from the beloved civil rights activist and longtime Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings.
Hispanic Heritage Month highlights the many contributions Hispanic and Latinx people have made, including books. Here are 25 exciting authors to check out:
The National Book Foundation has announced the 10 authors on the long list for the National Book Award for Fiction. They include Rumaan Alam, Brit Bennett, and Lydia Millet among seven other authors.
Its a books bonanza! Becky Toyne provides a roundup of the seasons biggest fiction, non-fiction, memoirs and poetry
They allow us to centre conversations around identity, belonging, community, inclusion, allyship and anti-racism, says Rabia Khokhar
Author Winston Groom, known best for penning the book "Forrest Gump," has died. He was 77.
Longtime CEO of book publishing giant Macmillan has been forced out after what the parent company said was a disagreement regarding the direction of...
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Its unlike anything else in the genre.
The children’s author and illustrator on anxiety, Abba songs and the value of kindness
Ewan McGregor hits the road again, Mo Willems does the Kennedy Center, and an edgy teen drama returns to Netflix.
The Texas Book Festival just released its full lineup, which includes the Academy Award winner and beloved Texan Matthew McConaughey.
Also this week: a Canadian sees the Greek refugee crisis firsthand, and a wartime female spy is revealed.
Last month, the author returned an award from a human rights group linked to the Kennedy family after the president of the organisation criticised her comments about transgender issues
HBO Max has acquired the rights to stream childrens book author Mo Willems' collection of animated shorts, "Mo Willems Storytime Shorts."
The latest project for "Old Town Road" rapper Lil Nas X isn't a song or an album; it's a children's book entitled "C is for Country."
Six writers Diane Cook, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Avni Doshi, Maaza Mengiste, Douglas Stuart, and Brandon Taylor are on the shortlist for the 2020 Booker Prize. Hilary Mantel, notably, was not on the list this year.
OpenAI CEOand Silicon Valley bigwig Sam Altmancollected a list of book recommendations from some high-powered people via Twitter.
The Department of Education is considering removing "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Of Mice and Men" from the Irish secondary school curriculum after a number of parents and teachers complained about the repeated use of racial slurs in the famous books.
Joanna Rose launches her novel "A Small Crowd of Strangers" and Tina Ontiveros launches her memoir "rough house."
National Book Award winner Robin Coste Lewis is among the poets joining L.A. Times Book Club readers on Sept. 24.
The poet laureate reflects on capturing life as it appeared to a West Yorkshire twentysomething in the collection that launched his career
There are ten writers on the longlist in five categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translation and young people's literature. Two debut novels are in the running for the fiction prize.
The Gary Anthology was forged to complicate standard narratives about the Steel City, urban violence, race and decay through the discerning voices of its residents.
Equality Arizona's Queer Poetry Salon features the poets of the LGBTQ+ community including CA Conrad, Raquel Salas Rivera and Cyre Jarelle Johnson.
Poet and Plath biographer who explored a wide world of thought and feeling
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Michael Epstein helms Murder in House Two. Plus: a thoroughly modern guide to sex and dating with Gizzi Erskine and Sydney Lima
By holding up first-time writers, indie publishers, diverse voices, Booker shortlist mirrors a moment of cultural change.
Given the mass demonstrations over police violence against Black people plus a president bent on widening the countrys deep racial divide, the authors new book, Just Us: An American Conversation, could not be timelier.
The unsung writer, known to many as "Anonymous," led a life of indelible verse
L.A. poet laureate Robin Coste Lewis joins the L.A. Times Book Club Sept. 24 for Black Poets in a Time of Unrest, an evening of discussion and poetry performances.
News of a literary bent from around the region. This week's news includes new poetry from Dan Chiasson, a graphic novel about the US Constitution, and a virtual fund-raiser for the Mass Poetry Society.
Between Michael Keaton, Ben Affleck, and Robert Pattinson, Batmans past, present, and future have always been strong. Now, all three of these Batman eras collide.
Matt Reeves is currently back to work on The Batman after a few large setbacks, but he took some time out of his busy schedule to celebrate Batman.
Knowing that hundreds of crew members were waiting on him, The Rock ripped down an electric gate with his bare hands to make it to the set on.
All video content from DC Universe is heading to HBO Max as the service will become DC Universe Infinite, strictly for comics.
The best superhero show on TV is also a celebration of Batman's supporting cast.
Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco wants fans to "stop asking" if she's pregnant.
James Gunn's The Suicide Squad will also see Margot Robbie return as Harley Quinn, Viola Davis as Squad mastermind Amanda Waller and Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang.
Bigs 'N Tiny is the powered buddy comedy you need right now
Jason Momoa takes selfies while waiting for help after his car breaks down in the dersert.
The Suicide Squad star Joel Kinnaman describes James Gunn's script as "heavily R-rated" and teases the comedic nature of the film compared to the first one.
WarnerMedia is relaunching DC Universe as a digital comics platform and moving its television programming to HBO Max.
DC Universe as we know it is now more as DC Entertainment draws a clear line between comics content and streaming series with a new subscription service.