Nadine Gordimer, a South African Nobel Prize-winning author who wrote about the oppression in her country during the apartheid era, has died at the age of 90.
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
We have lost something in our reading of the Declaration of Independence. This is the argument of Danielle Allen’s new book, “Our Declaration,” where she explores the document through a careful look at the words themselves. Jeffrey Brown talks to…
By Anne Azzi Davenport
Jeffrey Brown visits the Library of Congress to explore what rebuilding Thomas Jefferson's vast book collection can teach us about the very roots of the United States.
By Kyla Calvert Mason
According to a policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics published this week, pediatricians should tell parents of young children about the importance of reading to their child everyday, starting in infancy and continuing until the child is at…
The online revolution has disrupted the traditional bookselling business over time. From the publishing industry’s annual trade show, Jeffrey Brown reports on how authors and publishers are adapting to new platforms, small startups are pushing their titles and independent bookstores…
Despite having authored dozens of best-selling titles, James Patterson is very worried about the present and future of books in America, as the publishing world continues to grapple with the tectonic shifts brought about by the advent of ebooks and…
By Dave Sloan
Common Sense Media, a San Francisco Non-Profit organization, <a href="">released a new study Monday determining a steep decline in the amount of time teens and young children are committing to reading for pleasure.
By Anya van Wagtendonk
When author Gabriel García Márquez died Apr. 17, he left behind a literary legacy that launched the magical realist style, drew international attention to Latin American artists, and garnered him a Nobel Prize and the admiration of world…
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