New bio 'Flash' snaps revealing portrait of famed New York photographer Weegee

Weegee gained fame in the 1930s and '40s for his photos of New York crime scenes. A new bio, 'Flash,' looks at his life and work. A 3-star review.


Posted on 20 June 2018 | 4:44 pm

Family drama is on the menu in spicy "Number One Chinese Restaurant"

Lillian Li's tasty novel 'Number One Chinese Restaurant' looks at a family rivalry in the food world. A 3-star book review.


Posted on 18 June 2018 | 10:48 pm

Author Junot Díaz cleared to return to MIT faculty after sexual-misconduct investigation

MIT has investigated and cleared author Junot Díaz after the Pulitzer Prize winner was accused of sexual harassment and bullying by three female writers last month.


Posted on 18 June 2018 | 10:11 pm

Country musician Rory Feek remembers life with wife Joey and looks ahead in new book

In his new book 'Once Upon a Farm,' country musician Rory Feek reminisces about life with late wife Joey, raising daughter Indiana, and haircuts.


Posted on 18 June 2018 | 5:15 pm

5 new books you won't want to miss this week, including David Hogg's '#NeverAgain'

Look for a new book on the Parkland shooting from David Hogg, plus a look at Donald Trump's children from a Vanity Fair writer.


Posted on 17 June 2018 | 10:00 am

Sarah Jessica Parker dishes on 'SATC' and the brand-new novel from SJP for Hogarth

During a #BookmarkThis live video chat, Sarah Jessica Parker and her author, Fatiima Farheen MIrza, talked about the new novel 'A Place for Us.'


Posted on 14 June 2018 | 2:30 pm

'First in Line': What it's like when you are a heartbeat from the presidency

In her new book 'First in Line,' author Kate Andersen Brower looks at the men who've held the office of vice president. A 3.5-star review.


Posted on 11 June 2018 | 6:54 pm

'Springfield Confidential' spills juicy secrets of 'The Simpsons'

Longtime 'Simpsons' writer and producer Mike Reiss shares details, observations and laughs from the animated classic and a career in writing.


Posted on 11 June 2018 | 4:58 pm

'Prada' sequel moves to Greenwich, Conn., bland land of athleisure wear

Lauren Weisberger brings back characters from 'The Devil Wears Prada' in the disappointing 'When Life Gives You Lululemons.' A 2-star book review.


Posted on 5 June 2018 | 5:02 pm

Debbie Reynolds did not die of a broken heart, plus more revelations from her son's book

We look at five fascinating revelations from Todd Fisher's new book 'My Girls,' about his sister, Carrie Fisher, and mother, Debbie Reynolds.


Posted on 5 June 2018 | 4:14 pm

'How Hard Can It Be?' Just ask Kate, who's turning 50 in hilarious, timely new novel

Kate Reddy returns in the sequel 'How Hard Can It Be?,' Allison Pearson's comic novel about a woman facing a midlife crisis. A 3.5-star book review.


Posted on 4 June 2018 | 9:00 pm

Michelle Obama, King, Sparks, Grisham, Witherspoon: An early look at the big books of fall

Michelle Obama's memoir 'Becoming' arrives in November, but a slate of big fall books includes titles by John Grisham, Sally Field and Stephen KIng.


Posted on 4 June 2018 | 6:32 pm

'The President Is Missing'! Can superhero prez save the day in Clinton/Patterson thriller?

Bill Clinton and James Patterson team up on an over-the-top cyber terrorism thriller starring a U.S. president. A 2.5-star review.


Posted on 3 June 2018 | 10:00 pm

Trevor Noah says Trump 'should not be leading anything other than a Twitter account'

'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah goes to BookExpo America to talk up his new 'Trump Presidential Twitter Library' book, out in July.


Posted on 31 May 2018 | 5:14 pm

Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman offer tasty sampling of their funny 'Love Story'

Married couple Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman talk up their fall book 'The Greatest Love Story Ever Told' at BookExpo America.


Posted on 31 May 2018 | 4:58 pm

New book: Insider's account of North Korea reveals why Trump may be forever disappointed

Author Travis Jeppesen spent time in North Korea, and his new book sheds light on why the country is so difficult to deal with. A 3-star review.


Posted on 29 May 2018 | 5:01 pm

'Calypso': David Sedaris shines in tales of family, loss and a favorite turtle

In 'Calypso,' author David Sedaris examines his sister's suicide, his father's love of Trump, and how he fed his tumor to a turtle. A 3.5-star review.


Posted on 28 May 2018 | 9:45 pm

Got 'Milk!'? Mark Kurlansky's latest food history goes down smoothly

Food historian Mark Kurlansky looks at one of earth's oldest drinks in his new food history, 'Milk!' A 3-star book review.


Posted on 25 May 2018 | 4:27 pm

10 hot books for summer reading, from Bill Clinton/James Patterson to Ruth Ware

Summer is almost here, and it's time to take a look at the season's hottest books. Bill Clinton and James Patterson team up on a thriller!


Posted on 25 May 2018 | 3:00 pm

5 essential works of fiction by American great Philip Roth

Philip Roth, who died Tuesday at age 85, won the Pulitzer and wrote many books during his long life. Here are five not to miss.


Posted on 23 May 2018 | 6:30 pm