J.D. Salinger, author of the classic novel 'Catcher in the Rye', passed away today in Cornish, New Hampshire. He was 91.
Miep Gies, keeper of Anne Frank's diary, passes away
Otto Frank's secretary, Miep Gies, held onto Anne Frank's diary until it could be published after World War II. She passed away this week at the age of 100.
A country of typewriters
Cormac McCarthy is auctioning the typewriter on which he wrote No Country for Old Men. The New York City police department should take note.
One book sale leads to another
Did William Fiennes' previous book, The Snow Geese, help engender the publication of his latest work, The Music Room?
Reviewing A Bright Shining Lie's author
The New York Time's review of Neil Sheehan's 'A Bright Shining Lie' looks at the author as much as his work.
Michael Crichton passes away
(CBS) Best-selling author and filmaker Michael Crichton died unexpectedly in Los Angeles Tuesday, after a courageous and private battle against cancer, according to a statement…
R.A. Salvatore on libraries and Massachusetts Question #1
Carolyn Noah, adminstrator of the Central Massachusetts Regional Library System, recently sat down with fantasy author and Leominster resident R. A. Salvatore to discuss his…
I've recently decided work into my reading schedule some overlooked classics. I often confuse two titles on that list, Discworld and Ringworld, though I suspect…