French novelist Patrick Modiano wins 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature; Billy Collins on poetry and leadership; Twin Cities–based bookstore to close; and other news.
Akashic Books to launch left-leaning sports imprint; Margaret Sullivan weighs in on Amazon-Hachette dispute; U.K. bookstores launch "Super Thursday"; and other news.
Banned Books Week continues; George Bernard Shaw's garden spade unearthed; the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association takes aim at Amazon; and other news.
New York City bookstore Rizzoli to reopen; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt launches line of business books; T. S. Eliot’s summer home for sale; and other news.
J. K. Rowling campaigns against Scottish independence; indie bookstores report sales are up; the demand for dystopian fiction; and other news.
Kobo launches first waterproof e-reader; Robin Williams biography in the works; how where you live affects your writing; and other news.
The life and work of Martin Amis; books about race in America; a library taxi in Tehran; and other news.
George W. Bush pens biography of his father; John Cheever’s Ossining house for sale; sex guide returned to NYPL after 54 years; and other news.
Lucinda Williams’s new album contains father’s poetry; Amazon employee crashes drone; Oyster's e-book catalogue now available on web and mobile browsers; and other news.
Simon & Schuster partners with Regan Arts; early J. D. Salinger stories republished; Oakland couple creates new space for poetry; and other news.