If raindrops on roses, whiskers on kittens and Julie Andrews are a few of your favorite things, you're in luck.
Akhil Sharma's novel "Family Life" has won the 2015 Folio Prize, which will be presented Monday night in London. The prize, worth close to $60,000, is given to a work of fiction written in English from anywhere in the world that is published in Britain during the given year.
It was sad when Nigerian-born author Chinua Achebe died March 21 at age 82. The fact that he died in 2013 was missed by those who began circulating the death on social media Monday morning. RIPs to Achebe have been making the rounds on Facebook and Twitter.
Sure, there's already been a bestselling, authorized biography of Steve Jobs: "Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson. But it's not the best biography, according to Apple brass.
New Press will publish the U.S. Department of Justice's "Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department" and bring it to bookstores in July. The report, the result of a six-month DOJ investigation, found rampant injustice in the Missouri town where police shot and killed unarmed black 18-year-old...
Graham Moore, who won the Oscar for adapted screenplay for "The Imitation Game," has signed a new book deal. He's returning to the slightly arcane history of science.
This Sunday, bikers, walkers, skaters, and other carless Angelenos will take to the streets in the first CicLAvia to take place in the Valley. Along the route, they can get a dose of poetry near the Studio City Farmers Market Hub.
Last summer, the adaptation of John Green's YA novel "The Fault In Our Stars" was a huge hit at the box office, eventually tallying more than $300 million. This summer comes the next -- but unrelated -- John Green adaptation, "Paper Towns."