Arts & Entertainment

Erotic series Fifty Shades dominates publishing

NEW YORK – The story of 2012 in publishing was the story of Fifty Shades of Grey, in more ways than one.E.L. James’ erotic trilogy was easily the year’s biggest hit, selling more than 35 million...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

Turn Santa’s sleigh into a bookmobile

Now that we finally have some snow, Santa can make his holiday deliveries in style with his sleigh full of presents. Books make great gifts for youngsters, whether they are readers or listeners....

DATE: Dec. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

Newfound tale could be Hans Christian Andersen’s

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – For years, the somber fairy tale about a lonely candle that wanted to be lit dwelt in oblivion at the bottom of a box in Denmark’s National Archives. Its recent discovery has...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

U.S. Best-selling books for Dec. 11

IndieBound.org compiles a weekly list of best-selling books from independently owned bookstores.Fiction1. Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)2. The Round House by Louise Erdrich...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

U.S. Best-selling books for Dec. 4

IndieBound.org compiles a weekly list of best-selling books from independently owned bookstores.Fiction1. Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)2. The Round House by Louise Erdrich...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

A ‘Twisted’ gangster and his girl

It’s easy to fall into the trap of romanticizing history’s great criminals – we’ve been doing it since Robin Hood burglarized Nottingham in the name of the people. Cortez author Chuck Greaves knows...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

U.S. Best-selling books for Nov. 27

IndieBound.org compiles a weekly list of best-selling books from independently owned bookstores.Fiction1. Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Crown)3. The...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

Book gift guide: 20 picks for the season

NEW YORK – Louise Erdrich is more than this year’s winner of the National Book Award for fiction. She’s a bookstore owner and has some ideas for what customers might pick up as holiday gifts.The...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

U.S. Best-selling books for Nov. 20

IndieBound.org compiles a weekly list of best-selling books from independently owned bookstores.Fiction1. Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Crown)3. The...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

Brain behind book facts

WASHINGTON – The archivists at the Library of Congress know well the ruddy face and tenacious mind of researcher Michael Hill.He might arrive looking for the U.S. Senate records of Harry Truman, or...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

Erdrich wins her first National Book Award

NEW YORK – The National Book Awards honored both longtime writers and new authors, from Louise Erdrich for The Round House to Katherine Boo for her debut work, Beyond the Beautiful...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

U.S. Best-selling books for Nov. 13

IndieBound.org compiles a weekly list of best-selling books from independently owned bookstores.Fiction1. The Racketeer by John Grisham (Doubleday)2. The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling (Little,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

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