William Boyd, a popular British author, will be the latest person to take the mantle of Ian Fleming and write a book based on the well-known, popular James Bond character that Fleming introduced to the world in 1953.
The Haggadah, the Jewish religious text read at Passover, is 3,000 years old. Novelists Jonathan Safran Foer and Nathan Englander have recently published the New American Haggadah, a distinctly modern Jewish-American version of the text.
The real-world location of the fictional District 12 -- an abandoned mill town in North Carolina -- from The Hunger Game is up for sale as the site's owner tries to cope with hundreds of tourists descending on the potentially dangerous area every week. It'll cost you $1.4 million to own.
After World War II, millions of Ukrainians became refugees when the Soviet Union began ethnic cleansing. George Orwell's novel "Animal Farm" became popular among Ukrainian refugees, as it reminded them of the hardships they endured under Stalinist rule.
Yes, that's right. Rather than treat terrorism strictly as the frightening, violent act it is, a new book from Lionel Shriver, The New Republic, tries to add a layer of humor to the conversation. Written in 1998, the book is just now being published.
Fans of The Hunger Games have purchased millions of dollars in tickets to the opener of the first movie in the series this weekend. But for years, many of the fans have produced their own screen adaptations of the films, posting them to YouTube and other sites on the Internet.
As the Kony 2012 video continues to gather viewers and draw global attention to the situation of child soldiers, Ishmael Beah recalls his life as a former soldier.
China Miéville, has published eight novels, is a three-time winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best U.K. science fiction, ran for a parliamentary seat, and has completed a doctoral thesis. And he's only 38. Miéville discussed aliens, linguistics and trespassing beyond the limits of human experience.
PRI's Multi-Touch book for iPad is the first from public media
The new film, "The Lorax" has faced criticism from the left and right, with some claiming that it's environmentalist propaganda, and others claiming that it promotes capitalistic, corporate values.