NEW YORK — Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is back. Dan Brown's latest thriller, the Dante-inspired "Inferno," puts Langdon in a hospital bed with no memory of how he wound up there. Still, the clever professor is the only one who can figure out the doomsday puzzle, the first macabre piece of which is sewn into his bloody tweed jacket.
Corina Vacco was voted "Most Likely to Write a Prize-Winning Novel" her senior year at Marengo High School.
NEW YORK (AP) — Khaled Hosseini, whose novels have sold more than 38 million copies worldwide, knows what a lucky man he is.
"And the Mountains Echoed" (Riverhead Books), by Khaled Hosseini
"Little Green" (Doubleday), by Walter Mosley
"The Guns at Last Light: the War in Western Europe, 1944-45" (Henry Holt), by Rick Atkinson
"The Conditions of Love" (Grand Central Publishing), by Dale M. Kushner
Our favorite things this week (5/23) include “Arrested Development” on Netflix, “Fast & Furious 6,” a children’s book and more.
Lauren Graham has a day job as Sarah Braverman on the NBC drama "Parenthood," but she decided to fill up her free time by writing a novel.
NEW YORK – These moms curse a lot, drink to excess, reveal scary truths and draw twisted little stick figures of their kids pooping and whining relentlessly. And this Mother's Day, they're bringing their derelict parenting to you.
NEW YORK – Writer, actor, dancer. Activist, teacher, composer. In the melange of Maya Angelou's 85 years is also daughter, of two women who deserved one with a good memory.
"Odds Against Tomorrow" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), by Nathaniel Rich
"Montaro Caine" (Spiegel & Grau), by Sidney Poitier
"Seduction: a Novel of Suspense" (Atria Books), by M.J. Rose
"Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted: And All the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic" (Simon & Schuster), by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
"The Ophelia Cut" (Atria Books), by John Lescroart
"Murder as a Fine Art" (Mulholland), by David Morrell
"VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV's First Wave" (Atria Books), by Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and Martha Quinn with Gavin Edwards
Elizabeth Berg never intended to be an author or any sort of teacher of writing, but she’s become both.
"Paris: The Novel" (Doubleday), by Edward Rutherfurd