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Must See TV in October

Fall means football, changing leaves changing and the return of TV shows!  While some of my favorite TV shows (Empire, How To Get Away With Murder, & Scandal) have already returned, there are some more shows that premiere very soon … Continue reading ?

Covers & Cocktails: Spicy Lime Margarita

Happy October! The scourge of the pumpkin spice is now upon us. I do not have many personal traditions, but one of the few I do have consists of the annual reading of “It’s Decorative Guard Season, Motherfuckers.” I’m sorry to disappoint the masses, though, in saying that I will not be flavoring any drinks with pumpkin on Covers & Cocktails. Show More Summary

The Rumpus Interview with Margo Jefferson

Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Margo Jefferson talks about her new memoir, Negroland, and about growing up in an elite black community in the segregated Chicago of the 1950s and 1960s.

162. History, Librarian-ing, and Historical Romance: An Interview with Anna Bradley

Sarah interviews debut author Anna Bradley, who, prior to becoming an author of historical romance was a curator and librarian for the Chawton House Library. She specialized in acquiring rare books by women writers published between 1600-1830 for Chawton House – which is way cool. Show More Summary

‘Gangster Squad’ book still to be released Aug. 7

EW reported just last week that Warner Bros, as an act of respect in the aftermath of the Aurora shooting...

Neil Gaiman announces title of his new novel

Oh, Neil Gaiman, you can be such a tease. The Coraline and American Gods author has been hinting to his...

Read this, not that: ‘Goosebumps’ author R L Stine on his summer book recommendations

We recently caught up with R. L. Stine on the 20th anniversary of his iconic Goosebumps  series to talk about...

‘The Forsaken’: Author Lisa Stasse talks debut novel and reveals title for book 2

In a genre that seems to be all the rage right now (thank you, Suzanne Collins), it’s always nice to...

See the trailer for ‘Rise of Nine’ by Pittacus Lore — EXCLUSIVE

“Power in numbers will save us all.” Last week, we gave you the first five chapters of The Rise of...

Molly Ringwald on her new novel, getting dissed by casting directors, and writing about kids

When she isn’t acting in The Secret Life of the American Teenager or singing with a jazz band, Molly Ringwald...

Tired of fun summer fluff? Check out these five non-beachy beach reads

By this point in the summer, your body may be tanned and swimsuit-ready, but your mind might feel a bit...

‘Star Wars: X-Wing Mercy Kill’: An exclusive excerpt of Aaron Allston’s long-awaited return to the starfighter series

As a diehard fan of the Star Wars Expanded Universe — the books, comics, and videogames that tell stories far...

David Sedaris is finally going Hollywood. Which of his essays do you want to see on screen?

How is it that none of David Sedaris’ work has been adapted for the big screen yet? The prolific humorist...

Books of The Times: Review: Elvis Costello’s ‘Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink,’ a Memoir

This autobiography, streaked with funny, strange, spiteful and anguished writing, comes from a musician who has been cagey and word-drunk from the start.

11 Musical Novels That Hit All The Right Notes

By Emma Volk | Off the Shelf As a rule, printed words stay on the page and music stays in the air. But every once in a while you come across a truly gifted writer who can make their sentences sing. Experience some of that magic withShow More Summary

‘Star Wars’ Composer to Receive American Film Institute Honor

John Williams will receive the organization's life achievement award.

Commissioned Artist Named for Armory Show

The Armory Show next spring will highlight the work of Kapwani Kiwanga, a trained anthropologist and artist.

The Hidden Depths of Sandra Boynton’s Board Books

The best children’s stories, whether they take the form of books, television shows, movies, or something else, are also loved by adults. They are not just tolerated or long-suffered but truly loved, and beyond the vicarious joy we might feel while reading them in the presence of children. Show More Summary

Peter Brant to Consolidate Art Media Properties at

Mr. Brant's numerous art publishing outlets, including Art in America, will be consolidated digitally at ARTnews

‘Star Wars’ Costumes to Go On Display

“Star Wars and the Power of Costume: The Exhibition” opens Nov. 14 at Discovery Times Square.

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