Listen to Garrison Keillor talk about Mark Twain’s autobiography.
Natalie Portman and Lisa Kudrow star in an adaptation of an Ayelet Waldman novel.
Public Domain Day was celebrated.
Tolstoy is still causing upheaval in Russia, 100 years after his death.
In defense of “junk” as the word of the year.
The Kaffeehaus Canon: the must read Austrian writers of 1930.
Read a one-on-one conversation between Malcolm Gladwell and Tom Rachman.
Children’s author, Dick King-Smith, dies at 88.
James Franco will adapt Cormac McCarthy and William Faulkner for the silver screen.
JFK Day By Day, a multimedia e-book, marks 50 years after the President’s death.
Daniel Handler on reading poetry in the living room.
A portrait of Thomas de Quincey as an opium and book eater.
Which translation of Proust should you read?
A study from the Book Industry Study Group finds that students prefer print to digital.
The Huffington Post uses the recently censored Huckleberry Finn to bring attention to other censored books.
See photographs of private libraries from the archives of the Museum of the City of New York.
Check out people at the Toronto’s Human Library.