Paul Simon and Peter Singer discuss 'The Life You Can Save.'

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Simon, world renowned singer-songwriter, has a lot to say about a book called "The Life You Can Save," and its author, Peter Singer. Singer is the philosopher an...

Robert Massie, who popularized Russian history, dead at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert K. Massie, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian of Russian tsars, has died. Son Christopher Massie told The Associated Press that the author died Monday at his h...

Winfrey, Coates among speakers at tribute to Toni Morrison

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Angela Davis have spoken at a tribute to the late Toni Morrison, the Nobel laureate who died last summer. Friends, family, peers a...

Janet Evanovich and the plot twist of success

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 30 years and many millions of sales later, the story of her first book deal still makes Janet Evanovich cry. “I collected rejections for 10 years,” recalls ...

Susan Choi, Sarah M. Broom win National Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Susan Choi’s novel “Trust Exercise,” in which a high school romance is spun out into a web of memories and perspectives, has won the National Book Award for fiction. ...

Susan Choi, Sarah M. Broom win National Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Susan Choi’s novel “Trust Exercise” has won the National Book Award for fiction. Sarah M. Broom’s family memoir “The Yellow House” won in nonfiction and Martin W. San...

Trump contributes foreword to paperback of McConnell book

NEW YORK (AP) — The paperback edition of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s “The Long Game” includes a foreword from a well-placed fellow Republican: President Donald Trump. In...

John Bolton has a book deal, publishing officials tell AP

NEW YORK (AP) — Former national security adviser John Bolton has a book deal, The Associated Press has learned. The hawkish Bolton departed in September because of numerous foreign p...

Winfrey picks 'Olive, Again' for her next book club read

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Elizabeth Strout, whose "Olive, Again" is Oprah Winfrey's latest book club pick, has a pretty good idea about how the plainspoken Olive Kitteridge would have responded. ...

Halperin's 'How to Beat Trump' sells 502 copies in 1st week

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Halperin's first book since his career was upended by allegations of sexual harassment is clearly no "Game Change." "How to Beat Trump" sold just 502 copies in i...

Carol Burnett among panelists for discussion about memoirs

NEW YORK (AP) — For at least one night, Carol Burnett was a writer among writers. The beloved entertainer was among three panelists Thursday for "An Evening of Memoir," presented in ...

Sen Martha McSally of Arizona has a book coming out next May

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Martha McSally, the Arizona Republican appointed to the seat once held by John McCain, has a book deal. William Morrow announced Monday that McSally's "Time to F...

Naomi Wolf and publisher part ways amid delay of new book

NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Wolf and her U.S. publisher have split up amid a dispute over her latest book, "Outrages." Wolf and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced separately Friday that t...

Library exhibit offers glimpse into Salinger's life and work

NEW YORK (AP) — As he worked on early drafts of "The Catcher in the Rye," a novel which proved both scandalous and life-changing, J.D. Salinger considered adding his generation's idea of a trigger ale...

Hollywood 'fixer' Scotty Bowers dies at age 96

NEW YORK (AP) — A self-described Hollywood "fixer" who wrote a tell-all book about his sexual adventures has died. Scotty Bowers was 96. Bowers' agent, David Kuhn, said he died Sunda...