- Wabash celebration leaves mark on arts, nature Updated: Dec-11-13 10:34 am
- Travel books: Food, inspiration and new Frommer's Updated: Dec-10-13 7:08 pm
- Weapons watchdog receives Nobel Peace Prize Updated: Dec-10-13 5:27 pm
- New Johnny Cash album to be released next spring Updated: Dec-10-13 11:37 am
- Museum features work of kids' books illustrators Updated: Dec-10-13 10:15 am
- AP Newsbreak: Winfrey announces new book club pick Updated: Dec-10-13 8:40 am
- Mickey Haller returns in 'The Gods of Guilt' Updated: Dec-09-13 4:12 pm
- Make-A-Wish helps Ill. girl, 14, publish a novel Updated: Dec-09-13 12:52 pm
- Romance novelist Ida Pollock dies at 105 Updated: Dec-09-13 11:51 am
- 4 people selected for Hall of Famous Missourians Updated: Dec-07-13 1:27 pm
- Like Strega Nona, Tomie dePaola's stories endure Updated: Dec-07-13 11:46 am
- Ohio auction features items from Nancy Drew author Updated: Dec-07-13 11:16 am
- St. John's bookstore a hidden gem in Annapolis Updated: Dec-07-13 9:14 am
- Stephen King launches Twitter account Updated: Dec-06-13 4:54 pm
- What you might not have known about Nelson Mandela Updated: Dec-05-13 7:59 pm
- USC library hosts annual authors' reception Updated: Dec-05-13 4:07 am
- Poetry Foundation introduces award for criticism Updated: Dec-05-13 4:04 am
- Author, journalism professor Roat dies at 67 Updated: Dec-04-13 2:49 pm
- Novelist Manil Suri wins dreaded Bad Sex prize Updated: Dec-03-13 3:05 pm
- The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks Updated: Dec-03-13 2:35 pm
- Review: Menaker's 'My Mistake' is enjoyable book Updated: Dec-03-13 2:04 pm
- Egypt's best known satirical poet dies at 84 Updated: Dec-03-13 1:47 pm
- Lena Headey narrating audiobook of 'Low Down' Updated: Dec-03-13 11:22 am
- Definitive portrait of baseball's greatest hitter Updated: Dec-03-13 10:03 am
- Schiffrin, rebel of corporate publishing, dies Updated: Dec-02-13 3:52 pm
TERRE HAUTE, Indiana - Throughout this year, events and activities have focused attention on the Wabash River through Terre Haute, Vigo County and surrounding counties. It's been called 2013 Year of the River.
NEW YORK - Whether you're planning a trip in the new year and need some practical advice, or you'd like to give a coffee-table book filled with inspirational photos to someone on your Christmas list, there's a travel-themed book for you. Here are a few recently published books to consider, including the relaunch of Frommer's guidebooks.
OSLO, Norway - Recalling the "burning, blinding and suffocating" horrors of chemical weapons, the head of a watchdog trying to consign them to history accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Tuesday, as prize winners in medicine, physics and other categories also took bows for their awards.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - There's new never-before-heard music coming from Johnny Cash.
KALAMAZOO, Michigan - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is opening an exhibition featuring the work of illustrators for children's books.
NEW YORK - Here's something to pre-order for the holidays: Oprah Winfrey's new book club pick.
"The Gods of Guilt" (Little, Brown and Company), by Michael Connelly
PLAINFIELD, Illinois - A suburban Chicago teenager with cystic fibrosis who read book after book during the grueling hours that she spent having her lungs cleared every day has made her wish come true by becoming a published author.
LONDON - Ida Pollock once said she was born to write. And so she did - millions of words over more than seven decades, spinning tales of impecunious young women romanced by handsome older men in far-flung locations.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Four new inductees into the Hall of Famous Missourians include a physician credited as the father of osteopathic medicine and a science fiction writer.
NEW LONDON, New Hampshire - Children's author and illustrator Tomie dePaola tackled a big stack of his books on the table. A longtime fan plunked them down at the book signing - just a sampling of the nearly 250 he's worked on.
TOLEDO, Ohio - Typewriters and a desk from the home of an author who brought a young sleuth named Nancy Drew to life are going up for auction.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Robin Dunn's voice - infused with a soft Scottish burr - informs a misguided customer that there are no shortcuts when it comes to the classics.
NEW YORK - Stephen King has decided to give Twitter a try. But don't expect to hear a lot from him.
The world knows Nelson Mandela as a man who forever changed the course of modern history and who will surely continue to leave his mark long after his death Thursday at the age of 95.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Thomas Cooper Society is holding its annual coffee and reception, followed by a book signing for South Carolina authors.
CHICAGO - The Chicago-based Poetry Foundation is introducing a new award for poetry criticism.
LUDINGTON, Michigan - Author and retired journalism professor Ronald Clair Roat has died at his Ludington home in western Michigan. He was 67.
LONDON - An out-of-this-world sex scene invoking stars, supernovas and statisticians has won U.S.-based writer Manil Suri the uncoveted Bad Sex in Fiction Award.
iBooks' Official Book Charts for the week ending Dec. 2, 2013:
"My Mistake: a Memoir" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), by Daniel Menaker
CAIRO - Ahmed Fouad Negm, who died Tuesday at the age of 84, was Egypt's poet of revolution, inspiring protesters from the 1970s through the current wave of uprisings with sharply political verses excoriating the country's leaders in the rich slang of colloquial Arabic.
NEW YORK - Lena Headey is not only appearing in the upcoming film version of "Low Down," she's narrating the audiobook.
"The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams" (Little, Brown and Company), by Ben Bradlee Jr.
PARIS - Andre Schiffrin, the literary editor who gave readers Art Spiegelman, Michel Foucault and Studs Terkel before he was forced out of commercial publishing in a defining battle between profits and literature, has died in Paris. He was 78.