Books And Literature

NFL star Julian Edelman to read from his new children's book

Oct 8, 2017

NFL star Julian Edelman is getting a different kind of reception these days _ as a children's book author

Developers offer to buy Dr. Seuss mural decried as racist

Oct 8, 2017

A real estate developer and his partner have offered to buy a mural featuring a Chinese character from a Dr. Seuss book after it was deemed offensive

Japanese roots of Nobel winner Kazuo Ishiguro celebrated

Oct 6, 2017

Kazuo Ishiguro left Japan at a young age, but his birthplace became part of his artistic approach and is celebrating his Nobel Prize in literature

Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints of racism

Oct 6, 2017

A Massachusetts museum dedicated to Dr. Seuss says it will replace a mural featuring a Chinese character from one of his books after three authors said they would boycott an event due to the 'jarring racial stereotype'

Acclaimed poet disputes allegations of lifted material

Oct 6, 2017

An acclaimed poet and editor says she will correct any errors in her current book after a critic alleged she had improperly lifted material

Judge denies Utah death-row challenge in high-profile case

Oct 5, 2017

A federal judge is denying a death-row challenge from a Utah prison inmate whose double-murder case was chronicled in the book "Under the Banner of Heaven."

The Latest: Nagasaki mayor lauds literature laureate

Oct 5, 2017

The mayor of Nagasaki, Tomihisa Taue, said in a statement late Thursday that he is proud that the Japanese city now has a Nobel Literature Prize winner, Kazuo Ishiguro

British novelist Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

Oct 5, 2017

Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist best known for "The Remains of the Day" and other works about memory's pain and illusions, has won the Nobel Literature Prize

Is a new eclectic Nobel Literature winner on tap? Stay tuned

Oct 5, 2017

After two consecutive years of unconventional choices for the Nobel Literature Prize, observers are wondering if the Swedish Academy's adventurous streak will continue

Sales pick up for Bill O'Reilly's 'Killing England'

Oct 4, 2017

After a slow start, at least for Bill O'Reilly, his new book is gaining momentum

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