| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Nyambi Nyambi, who plays wisecracking, educated waiter Samuel on CBS' "Mike & Molly," has had two defining moments for an actor onstage.
He was an understudy in "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," his favorite play, by his favorite playwright, August Wilson,...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 8:40 AM
J.K. Rowling, who created the fabulously successful Harry Potter series of book -- and movies -- will publish her first adult novel, Little, Brown and Co. announced today. The title, date for worldwide publication and further details about the novel will...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 10:57 AM
After a five year break following the end of her epic "Harry Potter" series of books, British author J.K. Rowling is ready to jump back in the game. Though the game will be slightly different since the author's upcoming book is aimed at adults.
| Feb 24, 2012
| 10:51 AM
The publishing industry is buzzing with reports that "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has made the switch from wizards to killers, after signing a new deal to write a book for adults.
On Friday, Rowling (@jk_rowling) tweeted: "As you may have heard,...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:13 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Potter e-books are coming to schools and libraries, at a date to be determined.
OverDrive Inc., a leading distributor for the school and library markets, announced Monday that it has reached an agreement with J.K. Rowling&...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 8:40 PM
When people tell Elizabeth Haller that the “Harry Potter” books are for children, she gets fiercely defensive.
An assistant professor of literature at Northern State University, she teaches a 15-student honors English course that focuses...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Our home base is Woodstock, Marengo and Union, Illinois. Our group of 15 to 20 members has been meeting for 20-plus years.
We meet the fourth Thursday of the month, and each member is assigned one meeting per year
The hostess chooses the book for the...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:14 AM
If you weren't watching the Colbert Report on Tuesday night, you missed Stephen Colbert poking fun at author Malcolm Gladwell's shock of curly hair. Gladwell, for his part, looked kind of uncomfortable, and didn't even try to make a hair joke in return....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:40 PM
On Wednesday, the Dalkey Archive Press posted an announcement in its employment section. Founding publisher John O'Brien, it said, will be stepping down. He's been with the press, which is known for publishing books that are avant-garde and experimental,...
| Dec 1, 2012
Never mind the Morlocks. For a book lover, the most chilling scene in the 1960 screen adaptation of "The Time Machine" is the one in which the Time Traveler is taken to the decrepit library of the Eloi race. "I can learn all I want about you from books,"...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 1:24 PM
This writing thing might work out after all for J.K. Rowling - the BBC wants to make a series out of her latest novel.
Rowling, the U.K. novelist who became a billionaire from the "Harry Potter" series, will have her first adult novel, "The Casual...