Why Donald Trump is popular among Vietnamese Americans

The Eden Center in Falls Church, Virginia, is a typical American strip mall, with more than 120 tiny restaurants, beauty salons and electronic retailers. Most of the stores in this mall are run by Vie...

Jan Morris, author and transgender pioneer, dies at 94

NEW YORK (AP) — Jan Morris, the celebrated journalist, historian, world traveler and fiction writer who in middle age became a pioneer of the transgender movement, has died at 94. Mo...

'Shuggie Bain' writer Douglas Stuart wins Booker Prize

LONDON (AP) — Scottish writer Douglas Stuart has won the Booker Prize for fiction with “Shuggie Bain,” the story of a boy’s turbulent coming of age in hardscrabble 1980s Glasgow. Stu...

Douglas Stuart wins Booker Prize for 'Shuggie Bain'

Scottish-American author Douglas Stuart won the Booker Prize for fiction, prize organizers announced in London on Thursday. He was awarded the prestigious 50,000-pound ($66,000, €56,000) award f...

Taiwanese-American novelist Charles Yu wins US National Book Award for Fiction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American author Charles Yu (游朝凱) has won the United States National Book Award for Fiction for his novel “Interior Chinatown,” a satirical tale of a ...

Analysis: For Trump, sowing post-election chaos is the goal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to turn America's free and fair election into a muddled mess of misinformation, specious legal claims and baseless attacks on the underpinnings of th...

Charles Yu novel, Malcolm biography win National Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Yu's satirical, cinematic novel “Interior Chinatown” has won the National Book Award for fiction. Tamara Payne and her father the late Les Payne's Malcolm X b...

In McQueen's 'Small Axe,' an epic of West Indian heritage

NEW YORK (AP) — For Steve McQueen, bringing back the London of his childhood began with remembering the scents of his youth. In “Small Axe,” McQueen’s ambitious five-film anthology a...

Tarantino has deal for 2 books on films, including 1 his own

NEW YORK (AP) — Quentin Tarantino's next work of imagination will be in book form. The Oscar-winning director has a two-book deal with Harper, beginning with a novelization of “Once...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Nonfiction 1. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 2. The Math of Life and Death by Kit Yates, narrated by the author (Si...

McBride, Rankine among nominees for Carnegie literary medals

NEW YORK (AP) — James McBride's latest novel and nonfiction by poets Claudia Rankine and Natasha Trethewey are among the finalists for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for fiction and nonfiction. ...

Review: Winslet finds passion among the rocks in ‘Ammonite’

The new film “ Ammonite ” unearths the stories of two women buried by history: paleontologist Mary Anning, who in the 19th century made significant prehistoric fossil discoveries along the coast in So...

Chanel Miller's memoir wins prestigious book award

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Chanel Miller is among the winners of a prestigious book award for her soul-bearing memoir, where she reclaims her identity after being known as an anonymous victim of a highly pub...

Debut novel set in Nigeria wins $50,000 Kirkus prize

NEW YORK (AP) — A debut novel about four Nigerian siblings and a family torn apart has won a $50,000 award. Tola Rotimi Abraham's “Black Sunday” is this year's winner of the Kirkus Prize for fiction. ...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible best-sellers for the week ending November 1st: Nonfiction 1. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) ...