Want to be a famous author? Is your name Kate or Simon? Congrats, you're halfway there!
Authors discuss FAQ about diversity in reading and authorship on Book Riot.
These famous authors apparently had the good luck to come back as dogs.
Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure is the bleakest of all his bleak novels, according to this infographic. Which probably makes it the bleakest novel ever written. Choice Hardy quote: “...happiness [is] but the occasional episode in a general drama of pain," from The Mayor of Casterbridge. Cheers!
I can't stop comparing the English book covers to the American versions. Which do you like best? I think America got the better deal.
The New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Book List causes a lot of anxiety in the publishing world—find out more about its history here.
The original case files for the Clutter family murder detailed in Capote's In Cold Blood have been released. The files may reveal how many creative liberties Capote took in the book, which he called a "nonfiction novel."
The Goldfinch is being adapted for the big screen, and Peter Straughan, who adapted Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy has been tapped to write the script.
I've got bad news: You're never sleeping again. Alvin Schwartz's Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark is being turned into a movie. However, I'd like to see them top the horror of Stephen Gammell's original artwork.
Goodreads collected data from 40,000 readers, and as a rule, we're all probably a little sexist in our reading selections.
Amazon and Hachette have finally settled their long, ugly dispute.
As it turns out, celebrities can read. And they read some pretty good books, according to their Instagrams.
The first edition of the Brothers Grimm tales were pretty freaky, and now they're available for the first time in English. The fairy tales we know today are the seventh edition of the stories, with each version becoming gradually more kid friendly. The first edition includes a tale entitled "How the Children Played at Slaughtering." Cute!
Medieval scribes had creative ways of fixing the rips in their vellum.