Overdue Library Book Returned 75 Years Later

An overdue library book was returned 75 years later. The children's book, Val Rides the Oregon Trail by Sanford Tousey, was checked out from the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 1941. Read more... February 17, 2017

Hillary Clinton Signs Book Deal With Simon & Schuster

Hillary Clinton just inked a new book deal with Simon & Schuster. Secretary Clinton is writing a book of essays which are inspired by her favorite quotations that she has collected over the years. Secretary Clinton said in a statement, "These are the words I live by. Read more... February 3, 2017

Oprah Winfrey Talks New Cookbook With Stephen Colbert

Oprah Winfrey is out promoting her new cookbook Food, Health and Happiness which she says is not a diet book at all. She says it's more of a food memoir than anything else. She was a guest on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to talk about the book and her weight loss on Weight Watchers. Oprah bought a lot of stock in the company after the plan worked for her. Read more... January 5, 2017

2016 Costa Book Awards Category Winners Announced

The 2016 Costa Book Awards category winners have been announced. The British book award was launched in 1971 as the Whitebread Literary Awards. Costa took over the award in 2006. Read more... January 4, 2017




Donald Trump Blasts CNN For Using Unflattering Photo for Election Book Cover

CNN will release a new book about the election called Unprecedented, which will hit bookstores on January 20, 2017, Inauguration Day. The book is packed with analysis of the 2016 presidential election and -- presumably -- attempts to make sense of all the bizarre things that happened last year. Read more... January 2, 2017

Milo Yiannopoulos Inks $250,000 Book Deal With Simon & Schuster

The Hollywood Reporter reports that alt-right activist and Breitbart technology editor Milo Yiannopoulos has inked a $250,000 book deal with Simon and Schuster. If you're not a Breitbart reader or a member of the alt-right political movement, than you may know Milo as the guy that got permanently banned from Twitter for bullying Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones. Ah yes, that Milo. Read more... December 29, 2016

Oprah Winfrey's New Book Imprint Will Publish The Black Angels: The Untold Story of the Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis

Flatiron Books has dropped more news about Oprah Winfrey's new book imprint. The imprint, called An Oprah Book, will roll out nonfiction books that Oprah thinks are fantastic. The first book from the imprint will hit bookstores on January 3, 2017. It is a cookbook called Food, Health and Happiness. Read more... December 15, 2016

Wesley Snipes Inks Deal With Harper Voyager for Supernatural Thriller Talon of God

Actor Wesley Snipes is now an author. The Blade star has written his first novel called Talon of God. The supernatural thriller will be published by Harper Voyager. Wesley co-wrote the book with Ray Norman. Deadline reports that the book's lead is Lauren Jefferson, a young doctor who becomes involved with Talon Hunter, a spirit warrior. The two get become involved in an epic battle between the forces of Heaven and Hell. Read more... December 12, 2016

Brooklyn Beckham to Release Photography Book

Brooklyn Beckham, the eldest son of David Beckham and Victoria Beckham, is publishing his first book. Penguin Random House Children's UK has snapped up the hardcover rights to the 17 year old's first book of photography. An avid photographer, Brooklyn often shares his photos on his Instagram account, where he has 8.8 million followers. Read more... December 8, 2016

Stephen Colbert Pokes Fun at Apple's New Coffee Table Book

Stephen Colbert produced a hilarious video mocking Apple's new coffee table book which retails for $300. The book is titled, Designed by Apple in California. The video is done in the same style that Apple uses for product launches and features the designers extolling the cutting edge technology used to create a book full of photos of Apple products. Read more... November 21, 2016

J.R.R. Tolkien's Beren and Luthien to be Published by HarperCollins

HarperCollins will publish a new book by J.R.R. Tolkien in May, 2017. Christopher Tolkien will edit Beren and Luthien, the classic love story Tolkien wrote long before he wrote The Hobbit. Tolkien told the story of the elf maiden Luthien and the human Beren in a number of different formats throughout his life, in prose and in verse. The story is mentioned in The Lord of the Rings, was told in The Silmarillion and is a crucial part of the mythology Tolkien created. The story was also the basis for the love story between Aragorn and Arwen in The Lord of the Rings. Read more... October 24, 2016

David McCullough to Publish Book About American Pioneers in 2019

David McCullough has been working on a book about American pioneers. The book, The Pioneers, will be published by Simon & Schuster in 2019. McCullough is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author known for his historical books. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his books Truman and John Adams. Read more... October 6, 2016



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