Late author John Williams' novel "Stoner" was awarded the 2013 Waterstone Book Prize.
Stephen King's "Doctor Sleep" was placed at the number one position on this week's Publisher Weekly's bestseller list. Nicholas Sparks' "The Longest Ride", which entered the list at the top position last week dropped down to second spot with Sue Grafton's "W Is for Wasted" coming in at number three.
Book Bans Help Protect Teenagers From Tales Of Sex, Drugs and Abuse, American Library Association Says
According to the American Library Association, book censors and bans placed on certain books prevent teenagers from being exposed to tales of sex, drugs and abuses.
Paul Ryan, United States Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district and current chairman of the House Budget Committee has revealed his plans to write a book on the State of Conservatism.
Sue Grafton's "W Is for Wasted" entered Publisher Weekly's bestseller list for the first time this week taking the top position. Lee Child's "Never Go Back: A Jack Reacher Novel" dropped a place from last week to settle at second position with Clive Cussler's "The Mayan Secrets" coming in at number three.
JK Rowling's "The Cuckoo's Calling" topped this week's NPR bestseller list, making it three weeks in a row that the novel as been positioned on top of the list. "The Ocean At The End Of The Lane" by Neil Gaiman took the second position and "And The Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini came in at number three.
In an announcement made over the weekend, officials of the Man Booker Prize announced that the prestigious literary award will also be accepting U.S. authors from 2014.
Novelist Terri Bruce blamed her editor for introducing grammatical errors in her book and has stopped the publishing house from selling copies of her latest novel.
Author Richard Dawkins was taken to task after stating he thought the recent child abuse incidents were overblown by the media.
Author Colm Tóibín's "The Testament of Mary" is the slimmest book to be nominated for the 2013 Booker Prize after the shortlist was announced earlier this week.
Larry Kirshbaum, the chief of publishing for Amazon, has been accused of sexual assault by a former colleague, Teresa McCoy.
E.L. James' erotic novel "Fifty Shades Freed" topped the list of novels most likely to be left behind in hotel rooms.
JK Rowling's "The Cuckoo's Calling" topped this week's NPR bestseller list yet again. "The Ocean At The End Of The Lane" by Neil Gaiman took the second position and "And The Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini came in at number three.
E.L. James was named the highest earning author by Forbes, beating the likes of James Patterson and Suzanne Collins. She earned a total of $95 million in 12 months.
'Fifty Shades of Grey" may have been one of the fasting selling novels of all time but it has certainly had its share of criticism. The most recent one accuses the book of promoting abuse and violence against women.