Actress and author Lisa Rinna tells Dr. Drew how her marriage lost its spark and how she got it back.
1. "So, who liked the book and who didn't?"
James Patterson may be the top-selling writer in the world; he might very well be the busiest, too. Patterson has three books near the top of the bestseller lists right now. His latest, "Guilty Wives," arrives in stores next week.
A novel about the role of motherhood and the conflict between tradition and modernity in contemporary South Korea has won the Man Asian Literary Prize for author Kyung-sook Shin, marking the first time a woman has won the prestigious literary award.
We should all be so lucky to have friends like Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. Private detectives in modern-day Los Angeles, they're the stars of best-selling author Robert Crais' award-winning series of crime novels. Elvis and Joe have been busting bad guys and thrilling millions of readers since 1987's "The Monkey's Raincoat." The books are international bestsellers, published in 42 countries, and have developed a fervent following.
Actor, producer, graduate student, Oscars host. He's had plenty of titles. And now James Franco is set to add one more: novelist.
This has been a banner year for crime novelist Michael Connelly. A film adaptation of "The Lincoln Lawyer" was a critical success and could become a TV series next year. His most recent novel, "The Fifth Witness," hit No. 1 on the bestseller list, and Connelly topped 1 million e-books sold online. His latest novel, "The Drop," arrives in bookstores Tuesday and is poised to be another top seller.
Whether it's Dr. Conrad Murray's trial or TV's "The Good Wife," on the screen, in books or in real life, everyone loves a good courtroom drama. When it comes to legal thrillers on the page, John Grisham is the undisputed master.
Chuck Klosterman's seventh book and second novel, "The Visible Man" (Scribner), is out Tuesday.
What if you could change history? Would you go back and kill Hitler before the Holocaust? Arrest Oswald before JFK was assassinated? Stop Bin Laden before the 9/11 attacks?
Former President Bill Clinton has a plan to put the country back on track, and he has written a book about it.
Take the magic of the "Harry Potter" novels, add in a story of forbidden love like "Twilight" and you have what publishers hope is the makings of another blockbuster in "The Night Circus."
In "Black Diamond," best-selling author Martin Walker uncovers the trouble behind truffles. Before you crack open the pages of Walker's new novel, make sure and pour yourself a glass of red wine. Better have some cheese with a baguette close at hand too, because this book is deliciously good.
It's a country in the headlines every day, on its way to becoming the world's biggest economy and perhaps even replacing the U.S. as the world's No.1 superpower. But how much do you really know about China?
If you prefer your prose pulpy, hard-boiled as a country egg and darker than a midnight shade of noire, then you may be ready for some "Fun & Games."
Michael Connelly's new novel, "The Fifth Witness," is just out and is certain to debut at or near the top of The New York Times best-seller list. This is Connelly's fourth novel featuring fictional criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller.
The highly anticipated update to the classic 1980s series "Sweet Valley High" is here. As we reported in July, "Sweet Valley Confidential" (St. Martin's Press) takes place 10 years after high school.
The hip-hop pioneer and entrepreneur hopes readers of his new book will become happier and more compassionate.
The modern game of football is filled with plays and formations with names like the Counter Trey, the Wildcat, the Zone Blitz and the Cover Two. They have become part of the sport's vernacular, and yet for many fans they remain just names, often confusing ones. To rectify that, Tim Layden has drilled deep into the core of the game to reveal not only how these chalkboard X's and O's really work on the field, but also where they came from and who dreamed them up.
Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance.
It's an age-old problem for avid book readers: You become so engrossed in a good page-turner that when the end arrives, you're still crying out for more.
Candace Bushnell's latest work, Summer and the City, has a young Carrie navigating a "summer of firsts"
"I needed to make myself happy before I could begin to have an equal relationship with another man," she says
Larry King talks with Stephen Hawking about his new book, science and his views on God. Watch 9 p.m. ET Friday on CNN.
A dispute over whether a new book reveals national security secrets about the war in Afghanistan has created a publicity bonanza for the book and opened a new chapter in the long-running Washington saga of what should be kept confidential.
HLN's Nany Grace talks about her new book, 'Death on the D-List.'
Two years before it was even published, Miguel Syjuco's debut "Ilustrado" won the Palanca Grand Prize for the novel -- the Philippines' top literary prize, given only every three years -- and the Man Asian Literary Prize, Asia's top honor.
Her obsession with food arrived early, at the tender age of 11. Then came laxatives and anorexia, weight loss and weight gain, and of course, unfounded diets like consuming only Grape Nuts or downing a hot fudge sundae every day.
Her second novel, Sweet Little Lies, tops the New York Times list
The Sex and the City prequel will hit bookstores April 2010
Carrie Prejean, Former Miss California USA, promotes her new book, "Still Standing" on Larry King live.
Husband Brooks is "a really good cook," and her cookbook includes some of his dishes
Last April, the day after North Carolina won the national championship in college basketball, I got an e-mail in South Africa from SI senior writer Tim Layden. I was living in Johannesburg for nearly a year while on leave from the college basketball beat, but I had stayed up until 4 a.m. to watch the Tar Heels take apart Michigan State in the title game on ESPN International.
Author Patricia Cornwell talks about her new book 'The Scarpetta Factor' the 17th in the series.
It has been 20 years since best-selling crime writer Patricia Cornwell began work on her first novel in the series chronicling the cases of forensic analyst Dr. Kay Scarpetta.
The latest in Sports Illustrated's series of best-selling, sport-specific coffee-table specials, THE GOLF BOOK will be the must-have holiday gift for golfers and golf fans. With lavish photography and award-winning writing from Sports Illustrated's archives, this majestic new volume tracks golf history from 19th century Scotland to Tiger Woods' latest heroics on the green. In 288 oversized pages, THE GOLF BOOK celebrates the royal and ancient game as only Sports Illustrated can, showcasing its biggest personalities (Nicklaus, Hogan, Palmer, to name just a few) and top performances in richly illustrated display. The sport's most beautiful landscapes, most treasured courses and most renowned artifacts are depicted in stunning large-format detail. With precision and passion THE GOLF BOOK tees it up and hits it straight down the fairway.
CNN.com's Melissa Long talks to author Philippa Gregory about her new book, "The White Queen."
CNN's Virginia Cha talks to HLN 'Morning Express' anchor Robin Meade about overcoming anxiety and her new book "Morning Sunshine."
Nancy Grace sits down with one of the show's producer's, Stacey Newman, to talk about her new book, answer your questions, and respond to her facebook fans in this exclusive one-on-one interview! Somewhere between juggling her beloved 21 month old twins, Lucy and John David, her nightly HLN show Nancy Grace, countless charities and crusading for victim rights, Nancy Grace found time (usually in the wee hours) to complete what she calls a labor of love. Grace's much-anticipated, new thriller "The Eleventh Victim" is now on bookshelves. Although the novel appears semi-autobiographical, including her strong resemblance to the book's main character, assistant DA Hailey Dean, Grace swears it's just fiction. Full disclosure: a Nancy Grace producer, I stayed up until 1am finishing the book, on the edge of my couch. Not because Grace is my boss or I wanted to make sure she didn't name me as the killer, but because I couldn't wait to get to the ending...and sure enough there was a
CNN's Nancy Grace talks about her new book"The Eleventh Victim." The courtroom thriller releases on August 12th.
Readers of Nancy Grace's debut novel, "The Eleventh Victim," would be forgiven if they assumed the main character is based on Grace.
Reclusive author J.D. Salinger has emerged, at least in the pages of court documents, to try to stop a novel that presents Holden Caulfield, the disaffected teen hero of his classic "The Catcher in the Rye," as an old man.
CNN's Larry King sat down with Elizabeth Edwards on Tuesday to discuss her new book, her personal tragedies and the power of resilience.
Larry talks with Donald Trump about his new book and his thoughts about how President Obama is handling himself.
Debbie Phelps, the mother of swimming star Michael Phelps, who won a record eight gold medals in Beijing, is the author of a new memoir, "A Mother For All Seasons."
Larry King talks with Michael J. Fox about stem cell research. Watch the full interview tonight at 9 p.m. ET.
Actor, author and Parkinson's disease activist Michael J. Fox spoke with CNN's "Larry King Live" to be aired Thursday.
The actress feels no competition when it comes to Stories from Candyland, says a source
CNN's Larry King sits down with Joe Torre and talks about his controversial new book "The Yankee Years."
Los Angeles Dodgers baseball manager Joe Torre's new book about his old club has been burning up best-seller lists even before it hits stores.
SI.com spoke with Sports Illustrated senior writer Tom Verducci on Sunday about his soon-to-be released new book, co-authored with Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre, called The Yankee Years. The book is published by Doubleday and will be released on Feb. 3.
Bestselling crime writer Patricia Cornwell talks about her new book "Scarpetta."
Fashion designer talks to CNN's Shanon Cook about his new book and his obsession with puns.
Why are some people amazingly successful -- and other people with the same intelligence or abilities just part of the crowd?
Humorist John Hodgman, known for his role in the ubiquitous Mac commercials and The Daily Show, discusses his new book.
Gregory Maguire, bestselling author of "Wicked", talks about his latest novel, told through the eyes of the cowardly lion.
Isaac Mizrahi talks about his new book on finding personal fashion that works for you.
Author Sarah Vowell joins us with details on her new book "The Wordy Shipmates".
'Sex and the City' author Candace Bushnell talks about her new book 'One Fifth Avenue'.
It's the greatest force in publishing today, with the power to raise authors from the dead and banish them from the bestseller lists
"Writing is hard work. If you want to succeed, don't ever give up!" says 17-year-old author Michelle Izmaylov. Izmaylov, a senior at Alpharetta High School in Alpharetta, Georgia, speaks from experience.
Author Salman Rushdie talks to CNN's Reggie Aqui about his new book "The Enchantress of Florence."
I worked with Scott McClellan in the West Wing for almost three years. Like most people, I liked Scott very much. But there is zero resemblance between the Scott I worked with and the person I have been watching this past week.
The country star whips up big sales with her new cookbook
Jose Canseco -- self-professed truth teller and whistleblower on alleged liars -- appears to be caught in a whopper here.
With Harry Potter's adventures having come to their breathless end, J.K. Rowling is wasting no time when it comes to what's next.
In Restless Virgins, two Milton Academy alumnae explore how a case of underage sex rocked the prestigious school
Publisher HarperCollins said on Wednesday it would make samples from 14 new book titles available for Apple's web-browsing iPhone in a new effort to extend publishing into digital formats.
Our children's book specialist, Andrew Oglesby, has turned 7, and with age has come experience. A little, anyway -- two other stories' worth.
When adults review children's books, they often focus on the simplicity of the language. Or the beauty of the artwork. Or the appropriateness of the subject matter.
The Japanese translator of a book purportedly written by Saddam Hussein, which went on sale this week, describes the ousted dictator as "misunderstood."
After the success of his autobiography "My Life," former U.S. President Bill Clinton will write a second book, the chairman of Alfred A. Knopf Publishing, Sonny Mehta, announced Wednesday.
No one writes 19th-century novels about 20th -- and now 21st -- century America better than Allegra Goodman, whose omniscient narrators and impeccably polished storytelling seem borrowed from an era when authors were expected to issue cool moral judgments rather than exorcise inner demons.
David Carkeet had the ultimate airport novel, and he couldn't wait to read it.
This summer, we're off to see the wizard -- and "Deep Throat," Walt Whitman, John Irving, a few vampires, some sharks and an unhappy San Francisco family.
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His name is Oskar Schell.
In a perfect world, we'd each have our own consigliere. You know, a Robert Duvall, an oracle of Delphi--someone to follow us around 24/7 and whisper wise words. Paper, not plastic. Google, not Info...
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Amy Krouse Rosenthal can relate to those Apple iPod ads that assert, "Life is random."
Anthony Bourdain never intended to become a cook. In fact, he considered the possibility ridiculous.
Neale Donald Walsch believes the end is at hand.
A young man seeking to make a place for himself in the world gets caught up in events he can't control or even fully understand. It is a familiar premise, especially to fans of John Grisham.
Ever since Wess Roberts' Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun hit the bestseller lists back in the 1980s, writers have drawn business lessons from an unlikely assortment of historical figures, from...
Three years ago Netscape Communications shipped its first web browser. Since then the rise of the web has brought with it a burst of new companies, dizzy dealmaking, and supercharged change. Now tw...
LET THE RECORD show that Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, has lost his laser pointer once again and is practically jumping up off the stage to point to a...
With the stock and bond markets behaving erratically, now's the time to brush up on investing fundamentals with these three informative new books: -- How to Buy Stocks by Louis Engel and Henry Hech...
Maybe it's the six bad quarters of vertically challenged growth. Maybe it's the knowledge that Europe 1992 will probably not come down in exactly the big way we'd hoped. Maybe it's the threat of gl...
Sales manager Brent Wade, 32, has written a novel about a black executive named Billy Covington who becomes so distraught over office politics and racial slights at work that he attempts suicide. W...
STAND ASIDE, Rhett Butler, for a new literary hero, who at 64 is even older than Gone With the Wind and really does give a damn. With over 2.6 million copies in print, Iacocca: An Autobiography has...
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