Books And Literature

Publicist: Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91

Aug 20, 2017

Jerry Lewis, multitalented entertainer and filmmaker, dies at 91 in Las Vegas

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Aug 20, 2017

Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died at 84. Gregory was one of the first black standup comedians to find success with white audiences

Colin Meads, greatest All Black of 20th century, dies at 81

Aug 20, 2017

All Blacks great Colin Meads, named New Zealand's Player of the 20th Century, dead at 81

From Isaac Asimov to Aimee Mann, 'robophobia' plagues humans

Aug 16, 2017

As robots become more common in the workplace, humans are reflecting on their relationships with them

Texas school official removed over book's supremacist symbol

Aug 15, 2017

A Texas school district has removed an assistant principal from his post after he authored a children's book whose central character is a white nationalist symbol

'Seeing Red' has strong characters, emotional narrative

Aug 15, 2017

Book Review: "Seeing Red," Sandra Brown's latest collision of suspense and romance, has strong characters and an emotional narrative.

Obama's post-Charlottesville tweet gets Twitter love

Aug 15, 2017

Former President Barack Obama's tweet in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend is already one of the platform's most-liked posts

Book Review: 'A Stranger in the House' has strong plot

Aug 14, 2017

Book Review: Shari Lapena's new novel, "A Stranger in the House," has a strong plot that makes the story memorable

Review: 'I Know a Secret' slowly unfolds in unexpected ways

Aug 14, 2017

Book Review: "I Know a Secret" by Tess Gerritsen slowly unfolds in unexpected ways.

Jeannette Walls' life is now a major motion picture

Aug 9, 2017

Author Jeannette Walls already scraped away at the dark truths, joy and hardship of her eccentric upbringing to write her memoir "The Glass Castle."

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