Jackie Kay is Scotland's first black national poet. Adopted as a child, much of her poetry and prose speaks to her own experience of not feeling entirely welcome in her own country. “I wrote the poems that I wanted to…
By Joshua Barajas, Corinne Segal
Pulitzer Prize winning author Harper Lee died Friday at the age of 89. Lee wrote the beloved 1960 novel "To Kill a Mockingbird."…
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.
Authors Jennifer Close and Daniel Pink share their top takeaways from this year's literary field.
By Corinne Segal
By PBS NewsHour
Bill Murray loves poetry. He loves poetry so much he trades comedic one-liners for lines of poetry at a yearly benefit for Poets House, a nonprofit library and cultural center in New York City. Special correspondent Francesca Maxime reports.
By Corinne Segal
Diversity in children's and young adult literature is important, book publishers and librarians say.
A massive public reading of Leo Tolstoy's iconic novel "War and Peace" is now in its third day, with more than 1,300 people participating from more than 30 cities.
All 11th grade high school students in Sweden are being given Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book “We Should All Be Feminists.”…
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:…
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