Will it be filled with classic rhymes? Would it, could it, after all this time?
Author and NPR book commentator Alan Cheuse is in a coma after a serious car accident in California. Cheuse was driving from the Squaw Valley Writers Workshop in Nevada City to Santa Cruz when he was seriously injured on Highway 17.
Rachel Dolezal would like to tell her story her way, she explains to Vanity Fair, and thinks a book is the best way to do it. "I would like to write a book just so that I can send [it to] everybody there as opposed to having to continue explaining," she says in an interview.
"Go Set a Watchman," the surprise second novel by Harper Lee, has proven to be a hit with readers. After being available for sale for just six days, it has sold 1.1 million copies.
Jimmy Carter let me down. Not with his book "A Full Life: Reflections at 90" — a warm and detailed memoir of his youth followed by a clear-eyed assessment of the issues he tackled as president and afterward — but with his response to the question "Does the arc of history bend toward justice?"
You might think, as the daughter of one of the founders of Simon & Schuster, Carly Simon would have written a book sooner. But the now-70-year-old songstress has kept fans waiting until this year: Her first memoir, "Boys in the Trees," will be published in November.
On Tuesday morning, Harper Lee's "Go Set A Watchman" goes on sale nationwide. It's only the second novel by the author of the beloved classic "To Kill a Mockingbird."
It's a crazy story: A drug lord escaped from a maximum-security prison in Mexico via a tunnel, outfitted with a rail-mounted motorbike, that led from his shower to a house in a cornfield a mile away.