Books And Literature

Review: 'American Wolf' explores clash over the gray wolf

Oct 16, 2017

Book Review: Author Nate Blakeslee tells a masterful and elegant tale in "American Wolf." The book explores the clash over the gray wolf with a story told through the life of Yellowstone wolf O-Six and the humans who loved her.

'Death in the Air' tells story of the great London smog

Oct 16, 2017

Review: "Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, The Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City" is a stellar examination of a turbulent time in London's history.

Review: 'Righteous' elevates author to new level

Oct 16, 2017

Book Review: "Righteous" elevates author Joe Ide _ and his characters _ to a new level

Author tells story of female codebreaker in 'Smashed Codes'

Oct 16, 2017

Book Review: Journalist Jason Fagone tells the story of female codebreaker Elizebeth Smith Friedman in "The Woman Who Smashed Codes."

Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 96

Oct 15, 2017

Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, has died

Salman Rushdie, Patti Smith to make joint appearance Dec. 4.

Oct 13, 2017

Salman Rushdie, the Booker Prize winning novelist, and Patti Smith, the award winning musician-poet-memoirist, will make a joint appearance Dec. 4 for the 5th annual Chairman's Evening of the MacDowell Colony.

Man in print: filmmaker Barry Sonnenfeld writing memoir

Oct 12, 2017

Filmmaker and cinematographer Barry Sonnenfeld, whose credits range from "Misery" to "Men in Black," has a book deal

Bill Clinton to present honorary prize to publishing CEO

Oct 12, 2017

Bill Clinton is coming to the National Book Awards: The National Book Foundation announced Thursday that the former president, and best-selling author, will present an honorary prize to Scholastic Inc. CEO Richard Robinson

Black novelist Jesmyn Ward 'overjoyed' by MacArthur win

Oct 11, 2017

Jesmyn Ward, African-American novelist honored for fiction exploring bonds of community and family among poor African-Americans, says winning MacArthur grant gives her freedom, time to write

US astronaut's memoir provides blunt take on year in space

Oct 11, 2017

Retired astronaut Scott Kelly's new autobiography provides a blunt take on his year in space

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