The Giver, the controversial, yet popular, children's book has been renewed with a fourth installment, Son. Out in October, Son continues the story of the Community. But that's not the only news for the series. The Giver itself is being made into a movie.
A book allowing readers to choose their own fate has become the most successful publishing campaign ever. The campaign, run on Kickstarter, an online funding platform, has generated more than 29 times the amount of money needed to make the book viable.
The first installment of Peter's Jackson's highly anticipated film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" hits theaters this weekend. But some Tolkien purists are saying the film may be stretched too thin.
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is out in theaters this weekend, and it will be a big screen celebration of the Elvish language. Tolkien spent years, some of them in World War I trenches, developing the language. It's perhaps the most elaborate fictional language ever.
Johann S. Bach composed his music some three centuries ago, but even today it takes on new life in unexpected places. In a new book, author Paul Elie looks at the musicians who are taking Bach and casting it in a new light.
When the British government first decided to reveal the person behind their MI5 spy agency, many were surprised to find that the person was a she, not a he. That woman was Stella Rimington, who's become the basis of James Bond's M -- and a fiction writer in her own right.
In the world of Markus Will, the euro is gone and Germany is returning to the deutschmark. Though the book is fictional, it takes a scenario that is possible and plays it out to perhaps it's most shocking extreme.
From acting in Pretty in Pink to starring in St. Elmo's Fire to writing travelogues for National Geographic and The New York Times, Andrew McCarthy's career has been broad. He's had highs and lows, and his new book documents that journey.
Arizona has been at the center of American political debate in recent years. It passed a controversial immigration bill that has since been copied in other places, they've endured a deadly shooting that nearly took the life of a congresswoman. But an author says Arizona's is at the end, not the beginning, of America's political future.
Salman Rushdie knows what it's like to be a wanted man. After he published his novel The Satanic Verses, the leader of Iran issued a call for his death. Rushdie went into hiding, with armed guards protecting him at all times. He's telling that story now in his new book, Joseph Anton: A Memoir.