Can erotica have a life after E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey"? Sylvia Day is showing that it can with her latest novel, which debuted at the top of e-book bestseller lists this week.
The Ferguson Municipal Public Library has been flooded with donations since Monday night's rioting, librarian Scott Bonner told the L.A. Times. "We were surprised," he said by phone Tuesday.
Billionaire Sam Zell, former owner of the L.A. Times' former parent company, Tribune, who saw his purchase of the company drive it to bankruptcy, is writing a memoir to be titled "Gravedancer."
Los Angeles has glorious beaches, stunning cityscapes and more than its share of highly photogenic human beings. And though it may not be known for its bookstores, they too are out of this world.
The bestselling erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" has taken another step toward its screen debut with a second full-length trailer. It features a breathless Anastasia, a brooding Christian and a lot of smoldering looks.
Hachette and Amazon have reached a deal over e-books and print sales, the two companies announced Thursday. They have been locked in an unusually public dispute over pricing since May.
Thomas Eric Duncan was the first victim of Ebola to die in America. Feeling unwell, the Liberian immigrant went to a Dallas hospital that at first sent him away with antibiotics. After Duncan returned, he was diagnosed with Ebola but did not survive.
The PEN Center USA literary awards, as always, honored excellent writing and celebrated heroes of free speech on Tuesday. And host Aisha Tyler exercised it with a high-energy, highly profane commentary that kicked the event's energy up a notch.