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If you see something strange floating through your Twitter feed over the next few days, don't be alarmed. The Twitter Fiction Festival kicked off Monday and is to include an amnesiac Lemony Snicket, a cut-up tale by science fiction writer Margaret Atwood, and "Star Wars" couples rendered in Shakespearean...
McSweeney's launched a Kickstarter campaign on Monday and by 8:15am Friday, it had reached half of its (not insignificant) goal of $150,000.
There's no denying it: Coloring books for adults are not going away.
Children's book illustrator Marcia Brown died April 28 in Laguna Hills, according to publisher Simon & Schuster, the New York Times reports. Brown was a three-time winner of the Caldecott Medal, her field's greatest honor.
In the 1970s and '80s, genre books and literary fiction were sharply divided, kept in separate sections of bookstores and libraries. Those divisions have faded into the past, however, thanks to readers who enjoy both and authors who write right through them.
Poet Alice Notley is the winner of the 2015 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for lifetime achievement, the Poetry Foundation announced Wednesday. With an award of $100,000, the prize is among the most lucrative in literature.
Independent bookstores across the country have declared Independent Bookstore Day, which took place for the first time Saturday, a hit. Publishers Weekly reports that several booksellers compared the booming business they did to having Christmas in May.