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Judy Blume Regrets Joining Glee Club That Excluded Black Students

AP | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Judy Blume, whose novels helped millions of young people get through childhood, has some regrets about her own youth. ...

Recreating the Odyssey, With An iPhone

HuffPost Italy | Arianna Catania | Posted 01.29.2015 | Books

If Homer had his own iPhone, he might've snapped shots of Ulysses on all his adventures, documenting every step of the hero’s long voyage. He might'...

Haruki Murakami Is Here To Answer Your Questions

HuffPost Korea | Sae Hee Park | Posted 01.08.2015 | Books

Nine years after Haruki Murakami's last online exchanges with fans, Murakami’s publisher Shinchosa Co. has announced that they are planning to launc...

Gorgeous Photos of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries

HuffPost Korea | Soo-Jin Park | Posted 12.31.2014 | Books

Photographer and literary enthusiast Franck Bohbot captures the beauty of libraries in his photographs as he tours the world. Bohbot, a French phot...

8 Huge Changes Made To 'The Hobbit' Movies

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.12.2015 | Books

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit ... Now, more than 70 years after Tolkien first published those words, the hobbit himself, Bilbo Bag...

Bestselling Author's New Book Strays From Formula

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 11.12.2013 | Books

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. -- HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) — Mitch Albom's best-selling memoir, "Tuesdays with Morrie," gave him the literary chops to try hi...

Buster Brown

Marie Calloway Pushes The Boundaries Of What's Printable | Buster Brown | Posted 05.25.2013 | Books

Sitting in a New York bar on a recent Friday, Marie Calloway abandons her usual coy demeanor, pauses, twirls her hair and poses an unusual question. ...

WATCH: The Harlem Shake Video That Got A Librarian Fired

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.20.2013 | Books

Students and politicians alike are calling for an Oxford University librarian to be reinstated after she was fired for the filming of a Harlem Shake v...

Sheryl Sandberg Wins Big On Book Sales

AP | BY HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.20.2013 | Books

NEW YORK (AP) — Sheryl Sandberg has the ear, and the eyes, of the country's book buyers. Sandberg's "Lean In" sold 140,000 copies its...

PHOTOS: New 'Wizard Of Oz' Edition Offers Fresh Take On Classic

Posted 03.20.2013 | Books

We recently interview Michael Sieben about his cover art and illustrations for Harper Design's new edition of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of ...

Are Self Publishers The Cool Kids Of The Industry?

Posted 03.20.2013 | Books

By Terri Giuliano Long for For years, self-publishing was widely considered an embarrassing fallback option. Occasionally a John Gr...

Major Book Prize Winner Announced

AP | Posted 03.18.2013 | Books

NEW YORK -- A history of fishing in the Atlantic Ocean and a close study of wartime conduct have been named winners of the prestigious Bancroft Prize....

Ayana Mathis, Author of the Bestselling Novel The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, on How She Reacted When Oprah Winfrey Called

Brad Listi | Posted 05.18.2013 | Books
Brad Listi

Here's an excerpt from Episode 157, my conversation with Ayana Mathis, author of the bestselling novel The Twelve Tribes of Hattie. It was hand-selected by Oprah Winfrey as an official pick of Oprah's Book Club 2.0.

Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 03.18.2013 | Books

The Book of My Lives by Aleksandar Hemon Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, $25.00 Published on March 19th What is it about? Novelist Aleksandar Hemon g...

'Harry Potter' Director On Writing His First Book

Chris Columbus | Posted 05.18.2013 | Books
Chris Columbus

Writing this book has been up there with the best creative experiences I've had over the past 30 years.

Amazon Announces New Literary Imprints

Posted 03.18.2013 | Books

Amazon has announced that it is creating a literary fiction imprint under the name 'Little A'. Its books will include many of those which until now ha...

China Blocks Poet From Traveling To U.S. For Award Ceremony

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 03.08.2013 | Books

BEIJING -- The United States would like to present an outspoken Tibetan author with an award for courage but the activist will be unable to travel to ...

WATCH: Library Of The Future?

Posted 03.08.2013 | Books

Miami Ad School students Max Pilwat, Keri Tan and Ferdi Rodriguez have come up with a concept video about how public libraries could share book sample...

6 Tips For Giving Your Dog A Longer Life

Ted Kerasote | Posted 05.07.2013 | Books
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Ted Kerasote

We've all had a dog of our heart, a companion with whom we'd like to spend the rest of our days, but even the longest-lived dog will enjoy only about a third of our life spans. In fact, most dogs don't live nearly as long as many other species.

Shops Will Hand Out Comics On Free Comic Book Day

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Books

PHILADELPHIA -- Organizers say the number of orders by shops that will give out free comics for the annual Free Comic Book Day event has topped more t...

Waking to Consciousness With the Word: Reading to Children

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 05.06.2013 | Books
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

The warm bed, the ready meal, a human face and voice at my office door, the phone, an appointment? If I am writing, it is as though I am sleep-walking; conscious only to and of the threads of language emerging from my mind and onto the page.

Major Authors Ignored By Fiction Prize

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Books

NEW YORK -- Thomas Mallon's novel about the scandal that brought down Richard Nixon is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award for fiction. Published b...

Where New Writers Can Earn Publication Credits

| Posted 03.08.2013 | Books

By Writer's Relief staff: At some point, everyone’s the new kid on the block. For writers, this situation can be extremely daunting. You may be w...