NEW YORK (AP) — Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden and an ongoing target for conservatives, has a memoir coming out April 6.
The book is called “Beautiful Things” and will center on...
“In the Land of Men: a Memoir,” Ecco, by Adrienne Miller
Adrienne Miller was 22 years old when she landed a job as an editorial assistant at GQ magazine. The experience provided a solid...
CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama urged community organizers and social innovators to be patient in their pursuits of wide-scale community change.
Obama made the plea during a talk Monday at the Obama Foundation summit in Chicago.
The former president noted that patience is needed because societies are "complex, organic things that you don't turn (like) switches. They evolve. They shift. They change."
CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama, author Dave Eggers and actress and singer Janelle Monae are will be among the speakers at the second Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago.
The summit is Sunday and Monday. It brings together young leaders from the foundation's programs, including Obama Foundation Fellows, Africa Leaders and the Global Girls Alliance. They'll discuss how people can bring about positive change in their communities and around the world.
NEW YORK (AP) — BookExpo is feeling the Bern.
Sen. Bernie Sanders will be speaking at publishing's annual national gathering, convention organizers told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The Vermont independent and 2016 Democratic presidential contender is scheduled for May 31 at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan.
He is expected to discuss his upcoming book "Where We Go From Here," scheduled for release in November.
"The Monk of Mokha" (Alfred A. Knopf), by Dave Eggers
As legend has it, coffee was born in Yemen, when a Sufi brewed the beverage to fuel his late-night devotions. Roughly 700 years later, a Yemeni-American set out to revive the country's languished and forgotten role in the world's coffee trade.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Eggers' next literary adventure will be for a younger crowd.
Watson’s hotline to Eggers
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tom Hanks says he's going on an "NFL moratorium" for two years after his hometown Oakland Raiders leave for Las Vegas, but he didn't explain what that entails.
The NFL approved the Raiders' plan to move last month. A $1.9 billion stadium is slated to be built for the team with the help of $750 million in public money.
NEW YORK (AP) — A highly praised and proudly off-beat literary magazine, where contributors have ranged from Nick Hornby and Anne Carson to Leslie Jamison and Daniel Handler, is changing ownership.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cave Canem, a poetry center that has nurtured and championed African-American poets, has won an honorary National Book Award for contributions to the American literary community.
The National Book Foundation announced Tuesday that Cave Canem is the recipient of the Literarian Award, a prize that in previous years has gone to Maya Angelou, Dave Eggers and Terry Gross, among others.
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest stop on Dave Eggers' long-running fictional tour: Alaska.
Eggers' "Heroes of the Frontier," which comes out July 26, tells of a single mother from Ohio who flees to Alaska with her young son and daughter in the wake of financial and personal disaster. Josie is a dentist forced to sell off her practice after being sued by a former patient. Meanwhile, the father of her children is increasingly unreliable and she is haunted by guilt for...