June 10, 2013 Also: U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey to be given second term; the best books coming out this week.
June 5, 2013 Also: T.S. Eliot on cats; LGBT literary awards; and Jonah Lehrer gets back in the game.
June 4, 2013 Also: Leon Panetta is writing a book; Alexander McCall Smith buys some islands.
June 3, 2013 Also: the Women's Prize gets a new sponsor; the best books coming out this week.
May 30, 2013 He thought of himself as a priest first and foremost. But Greeley was famous for his sometimes steamy novels that also cast a critical eye at his church. Greeley was 85 and had been in poor health since suffering a brain injury in 2008.
May 30, 2013 Also: Don Share is named the new editor of Poetry magazine; Malcolm Gladwell hates the New York Public Library.
May 29, 2013 Also: The next Bridget Jones book; and how novelist Donna Tartt came to be missing part of her ear.
May 28, 2013 Also: a new poem by Louise Glück; Alice Munro talks about writing; Imre Kertész speaks to The Paris Review about dying.
May 23, 2013 Also: Amazon to begin publishing fan fiction; Paul Ryan and Elizabeth Warren are writing books; Keith Richards' exorbitant library fines.
May 22, 2013 Also: shameless book blurbs; new plays from Ayad Ahktar; and a first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone draws a record price at auction.
May 21, 2013 Also: the legacy of Kierkegaard; the creator of Lyle Crocodile has died; Aussie airliner Qantas commissions flight-length books.
May 20, 2013 Quidditch was invented "in a small hotel in Manchester after a row with my then boyfriend," writes the Harry Potter creator. Other book news: Ireland puts an entire short story on a postage stamp; Daniel Handler on Midwestern literature; and the best books coming out this week.
May 17, 2013 Also: AARP and The Nation join a growing list of ebook publishers; Hilary Mantel on Jane Austen; Anne Applebaum on Sheryl Sandberg.
May 16, 2013 Also: Afaa Michael Weaver on being a black poet abroad; ebook sales jumped 44 percent last year; Cormac McCarthy's beach body.
May 15, 2013 Also: George Orwell's rules for making tea; what Antigone can teach us about the burial of Tamerlan Tsarnaev.