Fiction

Fiction

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It's no secret that George Orwell distrusted authority. "Big Brother is Watching You," the slogan from his classic novel, "1984," seems just as creepy...

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Known as "The Babe Ruth of Bank Robbers," Willie Sutton knocked off nearly 100 banks and escaped jail. Twice. Author J.R. Moehringer discusses the...

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Shortlisted for Winner of the 2012 Booker Prize, "Bring Up the Bodies" follows the Booker Prize–winning "Wolf Hall" in Hilary Mantel’s trilogy about Thomas Cromwell,...

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With summer--and summer Fridays--on the wane, Labor Day can be a cruel reminder that you'll probably spend most of the coming days indoors at...

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St. Patrick's Day isn't St. Patrick's Day until you slip in a puddle of Guinness-black vomit. Heritage aside, St. Paddy's is our national drinking...

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Marvelously crooked former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich is to begin his 14-year prison sentence tomorrow. The unfortunately coiffed former pol was convicted of 17...

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Call me a landlubber, but recent disturbing news stories about cruise ships have me reconsidering my vacation plans. In January, the Costa Concordia cruise...

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The upcoming premiere of NBC's “Smash” got us thinking: With all the books finding their way to the screen, it’s time to get more...

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James Joyce’s "Ulysses" turns 90 today. The nearly 800-page behemoth, long regarded as one of the best (and most difficult) novels of all time,...

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The 2012 Academy Award nominees were announced this morning, and the winners are: books! Eleven literary adaptations got the nod in the major categories, including...

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