Authors Yaa Gyasi and Emma Cline listed in Forbes’s 30 Under 30; Jonathan Lethem sells archive to Yale; Simon & Schuster deal controversy; and other news.
Poem by young Michael Jordan up for auction; poet Bill Berkson has died; James Patterson’s BookShots imprint sells thirty thousand copies in one week; and other news.
In his latest publishing venture, blockbuster novelist James Patterson has launched his “lightening-paced” novel series, BookShots, part of his ongoing efforts to support literacy and reach new readers.
Man Booker winner Han Kang on Korean literature and translation; Gabriel García Márquez’s ashes returned to Colombia; an interview with Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich; and other news
An author, an agent, a publisher, and an editor explore the often difficult path to selling a story collection—when what most publishers want is a novel.
Emory University opens Seamus Heaney letters archive to public; rewriting adoption stories; Valley of the Dolls at fifty; and other news.
Ink blots and reader notes are on display at Cambridge; writers discuss the importance of place in their work; a literary atlas of Ireland; and other news.
A growing market for children’s nonfiction; a hefty new compilation of Bob Dylan’s lyrics; J. K. Rowling’s Twitter riddle solved; and other news.
Finalists for Kirkus Prize announced; National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35; Lee Child on why the Amazon-Hachette battle matters; and other news.
The New York Times launches new best-seller lists; Lena Dunham’s forthcoming memoir; The Great Gatsby, tweet by tweet; and other news.