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Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man wrongly jailed 16 years for the rape chronicled in her bestselling memoir, "Lucky"

Nov. 30, 2021 14:29 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man wrongly jailed 16 years for the rape chronicled in her bestselling memoir, "Lucky."

Prominent poet Robert Bly, author of 'Iron John', dies at 94

Nov. 22, 2021 15:50 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Robert Bly, one of the most prominent American poets of the last half century and author of the best-selling men’s movement classic “Iron John,” has died. He was 94. Bly, an active poet, writer and editor for more than 50 years and a celebrated...

Wilbur Smith, prolific author of adventure tales, dies at 88

Nov. 14, 2021 17:34 PM EST

Wilbur Smith, a bestselling author who wrote dozens of adventure novels, has died at age 88. Smith died unexpectedly at his home in Cape Town, South Africa, on Saturday, his office said in an obituary posted on the website A cause of death was not...

Prize-winning 1619 Project now coming out in book form

Nov. 13, 2021 12:02 PM EST

Thais Perkins is the owner of Reverie Books in Austin, Texas, and the parent of a middle school student and high school student. Among the books she is eager to have in her store, and in the schools, is an expanded edition of “The 1619 Project" that comes out this week. ...


Nov. 02, 2021 12:09 PM EDT

US Bestseller List - Paid Books Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. Better Off Dead by Andrew Child & Lee Child - 9781984818515 - (Random House Publishing Group) 2. Dune by Frank Herbert - 9781101658055 -...

A new book on faith from popular author who died in 2019

Oct. 27, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian author Rachel Held Evans left behind a legion of loyal readers when she died in May 2019, at the age of 37. Last June, a children’s book she’d been working on was published posthumously and soon topped the picture-book bestseller lists. ...

Zimbabwe's Dangarembga receives German peace prize

Oct. 24, 2021 08:51 AM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — Accepting a prestigious German prize Sunday in honor of her work, Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga called for a “new Enlightenment,” saying a fundamental shift is needed to overcome the structures of racial hierarchy that have led to violence in her home...

Clinton and Penny team up to write novel 'State of Terror'

Oct. 11, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As U.S. forces left Afghanistan this summer and the Taliban seized control, Hillary Rodham Clinton responded not just as a former secretary of state but in a capacity she never imagined for herself — as a novelist seeing her first work of fiction anticipate current events....

Gabrielle Union on using 'radical honesty' to tell her story

Sep. 17, 2021 13:01 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Gabrielle Union’s using “radical honesty” in her new book, which combines lively lighthearted stories with chapters dealing with her recovery from sexual assault, racist encounters and mental health struggles. The actor says she “left nothing out...