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Téa Obreht follows up 'The Tiger's Wife' with 'Inland' a haunted, fantastical Western
August 13, 2019
Téa Obreht follows up her best-selling, award-winning debut "The Tiger's Wife" with "Inland," a phantasmagorical and dizzyingly beautiful Western.
30 classics every American should read, according to English professors
August 16, 2019
24/7 Tempo and USA TODAY reached out to English professors to compile a list of 30 English language classics everyone should read at least once.
Paule Marshall, author of 'Daughters,' 'Brown Girl, Brownstones,' dead at 90
August 16, 2019
Novelist Paule Marshall died Monday in Richmond, Virginia after suffering dementia in recent years, her son told The Associated Press.
MSNBC reporter says manager told her 'don't look too Latina' at White House Correspondents' Dinner
August 15, 2019
MSNBC reporter Mariana Atencio says a higher-up at the company told her to not "look too Latina" at the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner.
'Where'd You Go, Bernadette': The biggest differences between the book and the movie
August 15, 2019
There are key differences in Maria Semple's 2012 best-seller "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" and the new film adaptation starring Cate Blanchett.
Your memoir reading list: 'Educated' and five others that humble and inspire
August 13, 2019
Looking to be inspired? Here's a round-up of formidable memoirs, beginning with Tara Westover's "Educated."
At last! J.D. Salinger's books (including 'Catcher in the Rye') are going digital
August 11, 2019
Four of J.D. Salinger's books, including 'The Catcher in the Rye' and 'Franny and Zooey,' will arrive as ebooks this week, his publisher says.
Mona Lisa lasers? 'Sex and the City's' Candace Bushnell decodes dating after 50 Glossary
August 11, 2019
In her new book, "Is There Still Sex in the City?" Candace Bushnell puts a magnifying glass to life after divorce in your fifties and sixties.
5 books not to miss: ‘Bitterroots,’ ‘Oysterville Sewing Circle,’ Sister Helen Prejean's memoir
August 12, 2019
A P.I. stands up to a powerful family in C.J. Box's "The Bitterroots," and "The Tiger's Wife" writer Téa Obreht returns with the haunting "Inland."
Best books of the year so far: USA TODAY's best-reviewed titles of 2019
August 09, 2019
There's no shortage of good books to read, no matter your taste. Literary fiction, YA, rom-coms – we've got it all in our roundup of the best of 2019.
Blondie singer Debbie Harry shares harrowing story of home-invasion rape in new memoir
August 07, 2019
In her new memoir, "Face It," Blondie singer Debbie Harry reveals she was raped at knifepoint during a home invasion.
Toni Morrison's most notable quotes about life, race and storytelling
August 07, 2019
The world is mourning Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Her unique voice lives on: read her most notable quotes.
Toni Morrison was our greatest writer, and her stories about race our most essential
August 06, 2019
Toni Morrison wrote about the black experience in an America that didn't want to confront its racist history. And she was the greatest writer we had.
Oprah Winfrey pays tribute to friend Toni Morrison: 'Long may her WORDS reign!'
August 06, 2019
Oprah Winfrey, Barack Obama, Shonda Rhimes, Chance the Rapper and more are mourning novelist Toni Morrison, who died at age 88.
Five essential Toni Morrison books you need to read, from 'Beloved' to 'The Bluest Eye'
August 06, 2019
We round up five Toni Morrison books that are the author's most notable works of fiction, from "Beloved" to "The Bluest Eye."
Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winner, author of 'Beloved,' dies at 88
August 06, 2019
Toni Morrison, the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, is gone. But her unique voice endures in novels like "Beloved."
Toni Morrison: Her life in pictures
August 06, 2019
Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize-winning author, died Aug. 5 in New York at age 88.
Timothy C. Winegard's 'The Mosquito' a fascinating history of a small but mighty menace
August 14, 2019
Winegard’s 400-plus-page expedition explores the vast impact of the mosquito, a small but mighty pest that has shaped human history.
Hillary and Chelsea Clinton are writing their first book together about 'gutsy' women through history
August 06, 2019
Hillary and Chelsea Clinton are writing “The Book of Gutsy Women,” honoring everyone from scientist Marie Curie to climate activist Greta Thunberg.
John Steinbeck lawsuit: Judges to hear appeal over control of author's classic works
August 05, 2019
Another chapter is set to play out this week in a decades-old family dispute over control of the classic works by author John Steinbeck.
'Gods of the Upper Air': How renegade anthropologists studied, celebrated 'the other'
August 05, 2019
Franz Boas was the Pied Piper of modern American anthropology, and taught his students to look at other societies with an open mind.
5 books not to miss: 'Lost You' by Haylen Beck, 'The Birthday Girl,' 'Trick Mirror'
August 03, 2019
Haylen Beck's "Lost You" and Melissa de la Cruz's "The Birthday Girl" are adrenaline-pumping summer thrillers.
Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine book club selections: The complete list
August 02, 2019
Looking for a good book? Actress, producer and passionate book-lover Reese Witherspoon has quite a few to recommend via her Hello Sunshine book club.
Meghan McCain to release audiobook next year discussing dad John McCain, politics
August 02, 2019
Meghan McCain will be coming out with an audiobook next year where she will share her thoughts on politics and her family.
Edward Snowden memoir, 'Permanent Record,' coming in September
August 01, 2019
Metropolitan Books announced Thursday that Snowden’s “Permanent Record” will be released simultaneously in more than 20 countries.
Best-selling author Sherrilyn Kenyon drops lawsuit accusing her husband of poisoning her
July 31, 2019
Author Sherrilyn Kenyon, who filed suit against her husband accusing him of orchestrating a scheme to poison her to death, has dismissed her case.
Rare John Steinbeck story, set in Paris, published this week
July 31, 2019
The author wrote a series of columns for the French newspaper Le Figaro and one of those pieces appears in the The Strand Magazine
Shari Lapena thriller 'Someone We Know' preys on our worst fears about our neighbors
August 06, 2019
Shari Lapena's latest novel begs the question, do you really know who lives next door?
Summer reading guide: 20 hot new books
June 27, 2019
This summer is looking to be a good one for book lovers. Here's a look at the 20 books we can’t wait to read (on the beach or otherwise).
Amazing cakes from 'Power of Sprinkles' book
April 08, 2019
Flour Shop founder Amirah Kassem has released a book about cake, "The Power of Sprinkles." Here's a taste of the visually delicious designs.
Famous authors portrayed in movies
November 07, 2017
The books of Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson
July 02, 2019
Marianne Williamson, a Democratic presidential hopeful, is also an experienced author. Williamson has written 13 books. Featured News
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