John Rabe talks with Mimi Pond about her new graphic novel, which paints a vivid picture of the 1970s and a crazy diner that changed her life.Add your comments
Aging is a pain in the… granny panties, “so serious you have to make a comedy out of it,” author Annabelle Gurwitch told an appreciative crowd at KPCC.
Author Gabriel García Márquez died Thursday, and there has been an worldwide outpouring of sadness and appreciation for the influential author.
A person close to the family has confirmed reports that that 87-year-old Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died.
A reading list on Byzantium, fiction and non-fiction, to go with the Getty Center and Getty Villa's blockbuster Byzantium exhibits.
"The Bare-Faced Messiah," a biography of L Ron Hubbard, was first published in 1987. But it's only now, 27 years later, that the biography is finally available in the U.S.
Matthiessen was a spy, a naturalist, a well-regarded activist and a three-time winner of the National Book Award — for both fiction and nonfiction.
Huge crowds packed arenas to watch the world's best pedestrians walk in circles for six days at a time. Trainers encouraged the athletes to drink champagne — at the time considered a stimulant.
Authors Peter McGraw and Joel Warner delved into the science of what makes things funny in their new book, "The Humor Code."
"The Corpse Washer," set in Baghdad in 2003, shows the U.S. invasion through the eyes of an aspiring Shiite artist and a handler of the dead.
Editors at The American Scholar magazine have put out their list of the "10 Best Sentences" in fiction and nonfiction. Do you have a favorite sentence? Share it!
Sociologist Dalton Conley tried an experiment: deliberately try out what parenting and science research says on his own two children.
Steve Soboroff adds yet another typewriter to his collection: one used by E.M. Forster, the British author who wrote "A Passage to India" and more.
The lives of RLSH or Real Life Super Heroes can be fraught with danger, but that doesn't stop some people from donning capes and costumes to fight crime.
Interpreter "Johnny Walker"'s memoir details his experiences with the U.S. military on countless missions in his war-torn home country of Iraq and his family's long path to U.S. citizenship.
New Yorker writer Hilton Als' latest book, "White Girls," a collection of essays that explores the intersections of race, gender and sexuality. The book is a finalist for a National Book Critics Award.