For his first book, David Duchovny is not telling behind-the-scenes stories of "The X-Files" or opening up about the sex scenes in "Californication": He's written a caper about a cow that goes on the lam.
Hot off her SAG Award win for HBO's literary adaptation "Olive Kitteridge," Frances McDormand has signed on for another. Next up is a film adaptation of "The Wife," Meg Wolitzer's 2003 novel. As previoulsy announced, Glenn Close will star.
Colleen McCullough, author of the bestselling novel "The Thorn Birds," died Thursday at age 77. She had suffered from ill health in recent years and died in a hospital on Norfolk Island in the South Pacific.
Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger will publish a memoir with Ballantine this fall, the publisher announced Thursday.
The Costa Book Award, which comes with a prize of $45,000, was given to Helen Macdonald for her memoir "H is for Hawk" on Tuesday in London. Now named for Costa Coffee, it was formerly known as the Whitbread Prize.
Lisbeth Salander, the tough protagonist of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and its sequels, will return in a fourth book in August, "That Which Does Not Kill."
In the age of mechanical reproduction, poetry is easy. All you have to do is tweet.
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced Tuesday that it is adding unpublished letters and poems from Jane Austen's family and the works of 19th century sailor and autodidact "Wicked Ned" to its collection. The new acquisitions also include eight pages of Louis...