Hachette Announces Layoffs As Amazon Standoff Persists
June 05 2014 3:06 PM
Hachette Book Group reportedly laid of 3 percent of its staff on Thursday, weeks into a standoff with Amazon.com.
Book Bound In Human Skin Discovered In Harvard Library
June 05 2014 12:29 PM
The binding of the library's copy of Arsène Houssaye’s "Des destinées de l’ame" (Destinies of The Soul) was analyzed using several tests.
Martin's 'Game Of Thrones' Series May Grow To 8 Books
June 03 2014 6:33 PM
"A Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin is already under pressure to finish his series before the HBO show overtakes him, but he may add an eighth book before finishing in time.
Harry Styles Fan Fiction Writer Scores Six-Figure Publishing Deal
June 03 2014 3:28 PM
The Harry Styles trilogy "After," penned by fan fiction writer Anna Todd, has been acquired by Simon & Schuster.
Oprah Just Lost Her Most Valued Mentor
May 28 2014 5:06 PM
Oprah Winfrey, who is adored by millions herself, may have been Maya Angelou's biggest fan.
First Book On Flight MH370 Suggests International Cover-Up
May 19 2014 1:59 AM
Meanwhile, a trailer of a film based on the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was unveiled Saturday at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
Katheryn Bigelow And Tom Hardy Will Team Up For 'True American'
May 15 2014 4:09 PM
Tom Hardy will star in the Academy Award-winning director's upcoming adaption of “True American: Murder & Mercy in Texas.”
JK Rowling’s ‘Casual Vacancy’ Miniseries Coming Soon On BBC/HBO
April 24 2014 8:09 AM
J.K. Rowling, who had previously said “The Casual Vacancy" is "best-suited to television," will executive produce the miniseries.
Gabo's Unpublished Manuscript Found
April 23 2014 6:53 AM
This year's Havana Film Festival will be dedicated to the late Nobel Prize-winning author, state news agency Prensa Latina announced.
'Walking Dead' Book Series To Be Expanded
April 13 2014 1:51 PM
AMC's "The Walking Dead" TV series wrapped up its fourth season in late March and a fifth season is slated to air on Oct. 12.
Amazon.com To Acquire comiXology
April 11 2014 2:00 AM
ComiXology is a popular app on Apple devices and had 180 million downloads of comic books and graphic novels worldwide by mid-2013.
In New York, The Wrecking Ball Wins Another Round
April 10 2014 12:48 PM
In what may be a death knell for the New York building at the center of a worldwide preservation effort, the property was determined not to meet the requirement for interior landmark protection.
It'll Soon Be Time To Say RIP To Archie Andrews
April 09 2014 1:22 AM
The thirty-sixth issue of “Life With Archie,” the final one in the "flash-forward" series, hits stands on July 16.
'Breaking Bad' Memoir Coming Up
April 04 2014 8:00 AM
Bryan Cranston played the character of Walter White, a chemistry teacher-turned-meth cook, on AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad."
Now, Kurt Cobain Biography In Comic Book Format
March 28 2014 7:47 AM
The comic book is written and drawn by Jayfri Hashim and is part of Bluewater Productions' "Tribute" series.
TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison
March 18 2014 5:05 AM
Kevin Trudeau was convicted of criminal contempt by a jury in November 2013 and has been in federal custody since his conviction.
Why Are Book Reviews Still A Boys' Club?
February 24 2014 12:08 PM
An annual tally of the men and women who write book reviews or are reviewed by major publications finds lingering disparities.
‘Revenge’ Soap Opera Set To Release As Graphic Novel
February 17 2014 12:50 AM
Author says what Emily Thorne fans see on-screen is "the sum of all the lessons learned and beatings taken in this graphic novel."
Folio Prize Inaugural Shortlist Dominated By US Authors
February 11 2014 2:28 AM
Lavinia Greenlaw said that "The emphasis of the Folio Prize has been on the relationship between good writing and good reading."
'The Sixth Extinction' Examines Ongoing Ecological Crisis
February 06 2014 4:11 PM
A New Yorker writer offers snapshots of species disappearing before our eyes -- perhaps the first waves of a more massive trend.