One of this month's authors has been interviewed by Oprah and Dr. Phil.
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It’s a bright, beautiful Small Business Saturday and bookseller Tom Lowenburg is handing out name tags and lanyards to local authors at Octavia Books to act as
Microsoft co-founder and prolific philanthropist Bill Gates unveiled his picks Monday morning on his blog, Gates Notes.
“Continental Op” revolutionized the traditional detective figure. A new book shows how.
This is an edited extract from Courage In The Skies: The Untold Story Of Qantas, its brave men and women and their extraordinary role in WWII.
This holiday season, give the reader on your list a book they will treasure. Good Night Storiesfor Rebel GirlsBy Francesca Cavallo and Elena FavilliThese two best friends have hit
Shopping locally helps employ neighbors and keeps dollars close to home. But many local businesses take it a step further by dedicating a portion of proceeds from some sales to
Editor's Note: "Louisiana Literature" highlights recently published books from area authors.
Meagan Macvie’s debut novel for young adults is about Meri Miller, a 17-year-old Soldotna girl who can’t wait to get out of town and start her life.
For the first time since 1931, we have released a list of our Best Books of the Year.
We catch up with Andy Weir, whose novel "The Martian" went from self-published online project to Oscar-winning film, on the eve of the publication of his follow-up, "Artemis."
Galway Kinnell was a giant of 20th century poetry; Craig Teicher admires and reconsiders his “Collected Poems.”
Newly reissued, Rachel Ingalls surrealist masterpiece "Mrs. Caliban" is the story of a romance between a lonely housewife and an amphibious humanoid named Larry.
Celebrated characters like Detective Carol Jordan and psychologist Tony Hill reappear in Val McDermid's new crime novel 'Insidious Intent,' which investigates a twisted criminal
Fantastic books to give to the young people — from teens to toddlers — on your list, including titles by John Green, Cassandra Clare and Angie Thomas and the new board book,
Cocktails, crafts, yoga and cats (together): Great bookish stocking stuffers with a bit of Bob Ross, Stephen Colbert and Chuck D
Meet the new Critics-at-Large for our books pages. These 10 writers have beautiful voices, brilliant minds, critical insights and strong opinions. We are delighted that they will
Critic at large Alexander Chee remembers his mentor, the writer Kit Reed.
Claire Messud's new novel, 'The Burning Girl,' is reviewed by Critic at Large Rebecca Carroll.
Critic at large John Scalzi on how Trump's presidency has created surprising turns for those writing science fiction
Critic at Large Alexander Chee has read Patricia Highsmith's novels as a respite from the news
“The Ministry of Utmost Happiness" is rich and complex but ultimately falls somewhere between novel and history lesson.
When Ernest Hemingway produced a film about the Spanish Civil War, L.A. threw parties for him
Hunger, Roxane Gay's striking memoir of food, trauma and the body is ferociously honest
It's like 'The Hunger Games,' but real: Adriana Ramirez on the importance of the YA book 'The Hate U Give'
David Kipen on the American Writers Museum and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
John Scalzi reveals what's really happening behind the scenes when authors go on book tour - and come to the Festival of Books.
Recent sci-fi novels about the imminent rise of artificial intelligence.
Has the age of the rock star, like the age of the cowboy, passed? From rock's ascendance in the 1950s to the 1990s and the death of Kurt Cobain, we saw swagger, recklessness and
A graphic novel-style version of the government's report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program is a difficult read.
L.A. mystery novelist Ivy Pochoda takes on the gritty side of the city and its exurbs in this story of people losing their footing and seeking revenge.
In 'Bunk,' Kevin Young looks at the history of fakery and fake news and the historical connection to race in America.
Capsule reviews of more new nonfiction titles.
In 'Mrs. Osmond', John Banville revisits Isabel from 'Portrait of a Lady' and imagines her life after marriage.
Jim Shepard’s smart new collection of essays, “The Tunnel at the End of the Light.”
Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove chronicle black-white relations in D.C.
James Reston, Jr. recounts the artistic and political battles over the Vietnam War memorial.
Melanie McCabe recounts discovering that her father had stolen the playwright’s early love