Tupac Shakur Musical Will Hit Broadway Stage Next Season
June 25 2013 11:15 PM EDT
"Holler if Ya Hear Me," a musical inspired by the life of rapper Tupac Shakur, has been set to hit the Broadway stage next season.
'I Am Legend' Author Richard Matheson Dies At 87
June 24 2013 7:21 PM EDT
Science fiction writer Richard Matheson has passed away at age 87.
Author Vince Flynn Dead At 47
June 19 2013 6:43 PM EDT
Best-selling author Vince Flynn has died after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer.
Apple Denies Responsibility For Raising E-Book Prices
June 14 2013 2:23 PM EDT
In a court proceeding on Thursday, an Apple executive testified that Apple was not responsible for raising e-book prices.
A Film Based On The 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Books Is In The Works
June 12 2013 5:55 PM EDT
The beloved "Choose Your Own Adventure" book series will soon make a comeback, courtesy of 20th Century Fox, who have acquired the rights to the property.
Amazon's India Store Is Now Live
June 06 2013 2:54 AM EDT
Amazon launched its online store for India on Wednesday with a model that will allow it to edge into the country's growing e-commerce market.
Apple Responds To E-Book Price-Fixing Accusations
May 15 2013 3:59 PM EDT
One year and one month after the DOJ accused Apple of colluding with book publishers, the iPhone maker has responded.
Iconic British Literary Magazine Expands Into New Frontier: China
April 24 2013 2:23 PM EDT
The venerable British literary magazine Granta has boldly expanded into China. But don't expect stuffy old English style for the newest addition.
Author Iain Banks Delivers News Of His Terminal Cancer
April 03 2013 6:05 PM EDT
Banks said in a statement that he likely only has a few months to live and that his latest novel, "The Quarry," will be his last.
Teen Shot By Taliban To Publish Her Memoir
March 28 2013 4:58 AM EDT
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot in the head, plans to pen her life story.
Dr. Seuss' Birthday 2013: IBTimes' Favorite Books By The Late Theodor 'Seuss' Geisel
March 01 2013 3:34 PM EST
Saturday marks the 109th birthday of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) and, in honor of the great author's day, IBTimes editors and reporters shared their favorite books.
Stephen King Pulls 'Rage' From Bookshelves Citing 'Possible Accelerant' For School Shooters
January 25 2013 4:50 PM EST
Stephen King has injected himself into the American debate over gun control with a new essay titled “Guns.” The 25-page essay includes possible solutions to the mass-shooting epidemic that has plagued the nation but also announces King’s decision to remove his first novel, "Rage," from bookshelves.
Bryce Courtenay Dies: Bestselling Australian Author Of 'The Power Of One' Dead At 79
November 23 2012 1:58 PM EST
Australian author Bryce Courtenay, who took up writing relatively late in his life and had his first book acquired for $1 million, died Thursday of stomach cancer. He was 79.
Boris Strugatsky, Russian Sci-Fi Writer, Dies At 79
November 20 2012 12:38 PM EST
Russian sci-fi writer Boris Strugatsky died on Monday at 79.
Housewife Raised By Monkeys: Marina Chapman Claims She Was Kidnapped And Reared By Capuchins
October 22 2012 12:06 PM EDT
British housewife Marina Chapman said she was raised by monkeys in the jungle as a child before being sold to a brothel in a new book.
Hilary Mantel Can Thank 'Downtown Abbey's' Matthew Crawley For Booker Prize
October 16 2012 5:08 PM EDT
"Downton Abbey" star Dan Stevens was in London on Tuesday to help announce the winner of the 2012 Man Booker Prize. The award went to Hilary Mantel for "Bring up the Bodies."
Lena Dunham's Multimillion Dollar Book Deal Puts Her In Good Company
October 11 2012 11:57 AM EDT
Chinese Author Mo Yan Wins Nobel Prize For Literature
October 11 2012 7:54 AM EDT
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2012 was awarded to Chinese author Mo Yan, who in his dozens of stories and novels uses magic realism to merge folk tales, China’s history and the contemporary, the Swedish Academy announced Thursday.
Sarah Palin Weight Loss And New Hairstyle, Promotion For Her New Fitness Book?
October 10 2012 2:31 PM EDT
The new and improved Sarah Palin has a new hairstyle and is sporting some major weight loss. Could it be for her new fitness book?
Norway Massacre Can Happen Again, Says Norwegian Author
October 08 2012 5:16 AM EDT
Can a country as famously tolerant, integrated and prosperous as Norway feel safe again, now that Anders Behring Breivik, the perpetrator of the misfortune that hit Norway July 22 last year in the form of two sequential lone wolf terrorist attacks, is behind bars serving his 21-year sentence? Maybe not. “There is a real chance that 7/22 can happen again,” Kjetil Stormark the Norwegian author of the recently released book, “The Oslo Killer Files: Private emails of a mass murderer,” told the International Business Times in an email interview.