Munro is the first Canadian writer to receive the prestigious $1.2 million award since Saul Bellow, who left for the U.S. as a boy and won in 1976.
Today, 'Crime' video games are violent enough to scare away plenty of parents, but back in the '40s, it was crime comic books that filled the violent media role.
Many are familiar with the David and Goliath legend, but Gladwell goes deeper and looks at the balance between the weak and the powerful.
The best-selling writer of such military and espionage novels as "The Hunt for Red October", "Red Storm Rising" and "Patriot Games" was 66.
Greg Sestero played Mark in the cult film "The Room." His new book is called "The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside 'The Room', The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made."
There’s just one problem with new Mayor Garcetti’s appointments to the city’s Board of Library Commissioners. Most of them have nothing to do with books. Or learning. Marc proposes his own board members.
Cliff's Books in Pasadena closed Thursday, and Off-Ramp host John Rabe visited the beloved bookseller for one last haul.
In her recent book, Samantha Geimer — who was 13 at the time she was raped by director Roman Polanski — adds her perspective to a 36-year-old scandal that has shaped her life.
Who was Hannah Crafts? Was she really a former slave? This week, an English Professor from a small university in Rock Hill, South Carolina thinks he may have found the answer.
Freelance journalist, Amanda Lindhout, talks to Take Two about her new book, which documents the 460 days she was held hostage in Somalia.
Orange County mom Lori Duron dreamed of having a girl to dress up and play dolls with. Turns out her dream came true in a very different way.
The authors of a new J.D. Salinger biography are claiming they have cracked one of publishing's greatest mysteries: What "The Catcher in the Rye" novelist was working on during the last half century of his life.
You know Elmore Leonard for his screenplay-perfect crime novels, but he started writing when what paid was Western fiction, and those stories bear all the Leonard hallmarks.
... in which the famed author blurbs a friend's book about their high school alma mater, and sends best wishes for a recovery that never came.
Elmore Leonard, a former adman who later in life penned crime best-selling novels like "Get Shorty" and "Out of Sight" has died. He was 87.
Half of the world's 9-million species could go extinct by the end of this century. What exactly does that mean? Should we intervene and try to save these species or should we just let nature take its course?