The last play from the writer of "When Harry Met Sally," "Julia & Julia," "Sleepless in Seattle" and "You've Got Mail" will form part of October 29 hardback release "The Most of Nora Ephron."
Irish author John Banville is to be awarded the Austrian state prize for European literature in July, the government said Monday, praising the novelist's "unconventional" style.
Ten category winners and two lifetime achievement awards in the LA Times Book Awards were announced over the weekend, with Katherine Boo's portrayal of Mumbai slum living in "Behind the Beautiful Forevers," Ben Fountain's fictional satire "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" and Margaret Atwood among those upheld.
The authorised biography of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher hits bookshops on Tuesday, revealing an intimate side to the Iron Lady, including her first unflattering impressions of future husband Denis.
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, who spent a decade as the company's CEO, shares his visions of digitally driven change and of a radically different future in "The New Digital Age," a book that goes on sale Tuesday.
Thanks to the printed word and the moving image, Salman Rushdie has recaptured the worst part of his life and relived one of the best.
E.L. Konigsburg, an author who twice won one of the top honors for children's literature, has died. She was 83.
Chinese Nobel literature laureate Mo Yan released a new book Friday charting his experience receiving the award in Sweden last December, state media reported.
The Japanese publisher of the new novel by Haruki Murakami said Thursday it had ordered one million copies of the book, less than a week after it went on sale.
A book that promises to enhance the understanding of how election surveys are conducted in India was launched here Wednesday.
Telugu writer Dr Ravuri Bharadwaja and Oriya novelist Pratibha Ray were today selected for the prestigious Jnanpith award for the year 2011 and 2012.
In a windowless conference room in a Las Vegas casino, about three dozen people are swishing their fingers across iPads, trying out test versions of new apps and screening for glitches.
British novelist Hilary Mantel's "Bring Up the Bodies" tale about Thomas Cromwell will take on five challengers in the Women's Prize for Fiction award in 2013 as she attempts to add to her groaning trophy cabinet.
Adam Johnson's "The Orphan Master's Son" was in the top 10 on Amazon.com as of midday Tuesday, a day after the novel received the Pulitzer. The paperback edition was out of stock for one to three weeks, although the book remains available in electronic format.