Books And Literature

On the road: Nobel laureate Soyinka to teach in South Africa

Sep 23, 2017

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka says being an itinerant teacher has become "a way of life" as he takes up a post as visiting professor at the University of Johannesburg

Showtime making series of Clinton-Patterson thriller

Sep 22, 2017

Showtime says it is adapting an upcoming novel co-written by former President Bill Clinton and James Patterson into a television series

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall for the first time this week

Sep 21, 2017

Stocks are closing slightly lower on Wall Street, erasing the market's gains from a day earlier.

New Ondaatje novel 'Warlight' coming in May

Sep 21, 2017

Michael Ondaatje (On-DAH-Chay), author of the acclaimed novel "The English Patient," is once again writing about World War II

Annie Proulx to receive honorary National Book Award

Sep 21, 2017

Annie Proulx (Proo), whose works range from "Brokeback Mountain" to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Shipping News," will receive a National Book Award for lifetime achievement

AP Exclusive: Clinton book has sold more than 300,000 copies

Sep 20, 2017

AP Exclusive: Hillary Clinton's book about her stunning loss to Donald Trump has sold more than 300,000 copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-book and audio

Lillian Ross, longtime New Yorker writer, dead at 99

Sep 20, 2017

Lillian Ross, the ever-watchful New Yorker reporter whose close, narrative style defined a memorable and influential 70-year career, including a revealing portrait of Ernest Hemingway and a classic Hollywood expose, has died at age 99.

Empty bookshelf: 80 books missing from classroom after Irma

Sep 20, 2017

A Florida teacher found an empty bookshelf when she returned to her classroom, which had served as a shelter for Hurricane Irma evacuees

Oh brother: Hank Green, sibling of John Green, has book deal

Sep 19, 2017

John Green isn't the only author in his family: His brother and YouTube collaborator, Hank Green, has a two-book deal with the Penguin Random House imprint Dutton

Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

Sep 19, 2017

Common Core used in most states that initially adopted it, despite continue debate over standards' effect

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