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Ken Follett

Long Awaited Book Sequels... That Completely Flopped

Kate Gavino | Posted 05.19.2014 | Books
Kate Gavino

Some sequels are masterpieces (Huckleberry Finn, Lord of the Rings, Through the Looking Glass), and others are pleasant surprises (Doctor Sleep, the most recent Bridget Jones) but there are a few that deserve to stay hidden deep in the discount bin.

Why I Banned a Book -- Part II

Scott DiMarco | Posted 11.25.2013 | Books
Scott DiMarco

After I wrote about the experiences of our lesson of the damaging effects of Banning a Book at Mansfield University during last year's Banned Book week, I was very encouraged that the fight against censorship and banning books was going in the right direction.

'Winter of the World' Is Well Worth the Wait

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 11.19.2012 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

This book is truly epic and the reader has the chance to be absorbed completely by the story. Even as lengthy as it is, the reader will probably wish there was a thousand more pages.

Mark Twain And George Bush Duke It Out For The Top

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Port Mortuary" by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam Adult)...

Decisions, Hell, And The Swedish Author Who Just Won't Go Away

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Hell's Corner" by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)...

What Does Keith Richards Have That Dogs Don't?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Confession" by John Grisham (Doubleday)...

The Week's Hottest Reads: Publishers Weekly Bestsellers

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "American Assassin" by Vince Flynn (Atria)...

Fall of Giants: Follett At His Finest

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Ken Follett is a master craftsman who is just now hitting his full stride. He has had successes before but he has never been so popular or so anticipated.

What's Next After Beach Reads?

New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There are novels by Ken Follett, Michael Cunningham, Nicole Krauss and Tom Clancy; cookbooks by Ina Garten and Jamie Oliver; humor books by both Amy S...

Pillars of the Earth: Follett Fans Expectations Are Met

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The characters, the turbulent times, and the battle between the citizenry and the church all combine to make the Pillars of the Earth mini-series must see entertainment.

Follett's 'Pillars of the Earth' Launced As Apple App

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When best-selling author Ken Follett wrote The Pillars of the Earth in the late 1980s, he could hardly have imagined his novel, about cathedral buildi...

Oprah Selects Ken Follett Book For Book Club

AP | Hillel Italie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oprah Winfrey went for the big time Wednesday with her latest book club pick, choosing Ken Follett's 973-page "The Pillars of the Earth," an announcem...