Friday, September 24, 2010

2010 National Book Festival

The tenth annual National Book Festival is taking place tomorrow in Washington D.C.  The festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress, features some of the biggest names in literature.  This year's guest lineup includes Isabelle Allende, Martha Grimes, Ken Follett, Diana Gabaldon, Scott Spencer, and Scott Turow.  For a complete list of participating authors click here.  Podcasts of participating authors can be found here.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Twenty Books for Fall

New York Magazine highlights some of the most anticipated fiction and nonfiction of fall.

Monday, September 20, 2010

New York Times Best Sellers

Click here for the latest New York Times best sellers lists.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Oprah's Book Club

Oprah has selected Jonathan Franzen's Freedom as the 64th pick for her wildly popular book club.  The pick comes as a somewhat of a surprise given Franzen's response to her selection of The Corrections in 2001.  For a complete list of Oprah's Book Club selections click here

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Best of September

Amazon's editors select the best books of September.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Indie Next

Check out the latest recommendations from independent booksellers in the September Indie Next list.

Friday, September 10, 2010

USA Today Fall Books

USA Today recently revealed its interactive 2010 Fall Books calendar.  The calendar is searchable by title, author, and month of release.  Highlights include new releases from David Sedaris, Sarah Palin, Dennis Lehane, Keith Richards, Bill Bryson, Sophie Kinsella, and many others!  

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Farewell to Summer

Now that the summer is all but over, the New York Times considers what's in store for fall books.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Booker Shortlist

The Booker shortlist has been announced.  The following finalists will compete for one of literature's most prestigious prizes:

Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey

Room by Emma Donoghue

In a Strange Room by Damon Galgut

The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson

The Long Song by Andrea Levy

C by Tom McCarthy

The winner will be announced October 12.