Rich sales for 'Crazy Rich Asians' books

New York (AP) — "Crazy Rich Asians" isn't just a hit at the box office. Kevin Kwan's novel and its two follow-ups have sold 1.5 million copies this year, Knopf Doubleday announced Mo...

Tayari Jones and Tommy Orange among book award finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Tayari Jones' "An American Marriage" and Tommy Orange's "There, There," two of the year's most talked-about novels, are on the fiction longlist for the National Book Awards. ...

Poets Tretheway, Hayes on National Book Awards longlist

NEW YORK (AP) — Pulitzer Prize winners Natasha Trethewey and Rae Armantrout are among those on the poetry longlist for the National Book Awards. The National Book Foundation announce...

From 'Murphy Brown' to le Carre, 6 new shows worth watching

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's more new television to watch than is humanly possible. But everyone has to make a time-allocation decision in the end, and that's what we're here to help with. ...

Review: 'Colorblind' is well-written, fast-paced yarn

"Robert B. Parker's Colorblind" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by Reed Farrel Coleman Small-town Massachusetts Police Chief Jesse Stone's lifelong drinking problem hit bottom in "The Hangman'...

New study finds fiction reading down, poetry up

NEW YORK (AP) — A new government study finds adult Americans are reading fewer novels and short stories, but showed a big jump in poetry and increases in attendance at arts festivals, concerts and pla...

Woodward book goes on sale as ex-Trump aides push back

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new White House tell-all from journalist Bob Woodward, the election season's most-talked-about political book, officially went on sale Tuesday as several former aides of President ...

As Trump fumes over leaks, Woodward pushes back on criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vented over White House leaks Monday as a new tell-all book commands attention, an anonymous writer detailing "resistance" in the administration remains at lar...

'The Hate U Give' puts Black Lives Matter on the screen

TORONTO (AP) — The short story that begat Angie Thomas' breakthrough young adult novel "The Hate U Give" was inspired by the shooting of Oscar Grant III, the Oakland, Calif., African-American 22-year-...

Emmy predictions: 'Game of Thrones' or 'Handmaid's Tale'?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scaling Emmy heights is tough in the era of so-called peak TV, with the volume of shows matched by lofty expectations from academy voters. Good isn't enough for co...

Woodward: Mattis, Kelly denials of his book quotes untrue

WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime journalist Bob Woodward says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly "are not telling the truth" when they deny making incendiary quotes about...

Pence confident no one on his staff wrote NYT column

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says he's "100 percent confident" that no one on his staff was involved with the anonymous New York Times column criticizing President Donald Trump's leader...

Top 10 fiction books about Taiwan

Last week, we compiled a rundown of our top 7 non-fiction books about Taiwan, its people, and its culture. The response to this article from readers has been fantastic with many people commenting...

Dallas officer who killed black man also shot a man in 2017

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas police officer who says she mistakenly went to the wrong apartment after work earlier this week and fatally shot a black man also fired her weapon and wounded a man during an ...

Leak hunting: The president and his insider critics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing to root out the leakers who contributed to the White House insider accounts that contend some on his team question his judgment, competence and even ...