Netflix has secured the rights to Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events," according to Deadline, with the bestselling series of books for kids to be adapted as a live-action series for the online streaming network.
Comedian Carol Burnett is working on a book about her television show, she told Rosie O'Donnell before an audience at the 92nd Street Y in New York. The Wall Street Journal reports that Burnett "is writing liner notes about various sketches she performed with cast members" on the show.
This week, Knopf announced it will publish a short story collection by Tom Hanks. It came as a surprise: The Oscar-winning actor has published just one short story, and hasn't been known -- at least, not yet -- for writing fiction.
A book said to be Adolf Hitler's personal copy of "Mein Kampf" has sold at auction in England for only $30,000 -- that's $64,000 less than the estimate.
Paul Simon is cooperating with writer Robert Hilburn for an authorized biography, publisher Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday. The Grammy-winning musician first hit the charts as half of the duo Simon & Garfunkel and has gone on to have a long solo career.
At the Colgate University Library you can check out the book "Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution" by Richard Whittle, the book "The Thistle and the Drone: How America's War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam" by Akbar Ahmed, or skip the reading and just borrow a...
Tom Hanks -- yes, Oscar-winning movie star Tom Hanks -- will publish a short story collection with Knopf, the publisher announced Monday. The book of short fiction is still untitled, and its release date has not yet been set.
Hold onto your heads, Hilary Mantel fans. The American broadcast premiere of "Wolf Hall" has been set -- the miniseries is coming April 5 to "Masterpiece" on PBS.