Award to drop name of author tied to sterilization movement

May 6, 2019

The Vermont Department of Libraries is changing the name of a children's book award that honors an author and activist accused of once being connected to a movement that led to sterilizations

Oprah, Spielberg help Apple launch new streaming service

Mar 25, 2019

Apple trotted out few details on its long-awaiting streaming service on Monday, but it didn't skimp on high-wattage celebrity, including Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Jennifer Aniston

Justice Sotomayor to speak this May at BookExpo

Mar 7, 2019

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be holding a special session this spring, at the annual publishing convention

Best-seller Ruta Sepetys sets next book in Franco-era Spain

Feb 1, 2019

Best-selling historical novelist Ruta Sepetys is setting her next work In Spain during the dictatorship of Francisco Franco

Katherine Johnson, at age 100, is telling her life story

Dec 20, 2018

Retired NASA mathematician Katharine Johnson, who turned 100 last summer, has waited long enough to tell her own story

Chelsea Clinton working on book about endangered animals

Dec 17, 2018

Chelsea Clinton's career as a children's author continues with a picture book about endangered animals

Rowling, Tolkien, Austen novels vie for bragging rights

Oct 22, 2018

A six-month effort to find America's best-loved novel is coming to end, with works by J.K. Rowling and Jane Austen among the top contenders.

Colson Whitehead novel 'The Nickel Boys' coming next July

Oct 10, 2018

Colson Whitehead's next novel after "The Underground Railroad" is another look at the country's tragic past

Winfrey to present literary award to Toni Morrison

Sep 28, 2018

The latest prize for Nobel laureate Toni Morrison will be presented by Oprah Winfrey

Don't tell Oprah: 'A Million Little Pieces' is now a movie

Sep 12, 2018

James Frey's "A Million Little Pieces," once one of the most toxic properties in Hollywood, has been reborn on the big screen by director Sam Taylor-Johnson and her actor husband, Aaron Taylor-Johnson


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