2015 brought a number of great additions to the literary world, and as the year winds down we wanted to share some of our favorites with you.
By Corinne Segal
By PBS NewsHour
Can a cellphone reduce the amount of empathy we feel for each other? In her new book “Reclaiming Conversation,” author Sherry Turkle argues that technology is creating the illusion of togetherness, while reducing actual communication and connection. She joins Jeffrey…
By PBS NewsHour
Where did the Islamic State come from? Joby Warrick, author of "Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS," joins Jeffrey Brown to define the militant group’s origins and its transformation into an international organization.
PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown is interviewing authors from noon to 5 p.m. ET today at the Miami Book fair. Watch events today live and browse on-demand video from events featuring the authors, speakers and discussions listed below:…
By Colleen Shalby
Here are three things J.K. Rowling told NPR about her writing method.
By Erika Kinetz, Associated Press and Raphael Satter, Associated Press
SHANGHAI — A complete bootlegged copy of Michael Lewis' bestselling book about Wall Street, "Liar's Poker," was hosted on the official website of the Chinese Commerce Ministry, the agency responsible for intellectual property protection in China, The Associated Press has…
Go to any zoo that boasts having a giant panda, and you’ll see their cute faces plastered on everything from T-shirts to key chains. But imagine going to the zoo and being welcomed with a banner featuring a big ol’…
By Victoria Fleischer
The winners of this year’s National Book Critics Circle awards, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in America, will be announced tonight at the New School in New York City.
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