October 16, 2013 Also: James Franco's new novel; Salvador Dali illustrates Don Quixote; the allure of unusable words.
October 15, 2013 Also: Alice Walker will publish her diaries; Donna Tartt takes aim at grammar snobs; Carl Bernstein is writing a memoir about his early days.
September 19, 2013 Also: The Man Booker Prize goes global; a defense of Jonathan Franzen; Khartoum's fading literary culture; the history of obscenity.
September 16, 2013 Also: A bookless public library opens in Texas; Joyce Maynard re-evaluates J.D. Salinger; and the best books coming out this week.
September 13, 2013 Also: J.K. Rowling will write a screenplay set in the magical world; Tina Brown is coming out with a memoir.
September 10, 2013 Also: A sort of poetic renaissance in Syria; former President Jimmy Carter is writing a book about women's lives; advice for fans of J.D. Salinger.
February 19, 2013 In a speech earlier this month, author Hilary Mantel said the Duchess of Cambridge "appeared to have been designed by committee and built by craftsmen." Britain's tabloids were outraged, and even the prime minister weighed in.
October 16, 2012 The British writer becomes only the third author to win the prestigious award twice, joining J.M. Coetzee and Peter Carey. She also becomes the first author to win with a sequel. Her novel Wolf Hall won in 2009.