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Poet Patricia Smith Wins $100,000 Lifetime Achievement Award

Associated Press Patricia Smith has won the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for lifetime achievement, a $100,000 honor presented by the Chicago-based Poetry Foundation. Previous winners include...

Review: Whitehead’s Loving ’60s-era Homage to Noir and NYC

By Ann Levin, Associated Press Ray Carney is the kind of outlaw you want to root for because he’s kind, generous, loves his wife...

Alicia Keys Adapts ‘Girl On Fire’ Into Young Adult Novel

Associated Press For Alicia Keys, “Girl On Fire” isn’t just a million-selling single, but the title and inspiration for a young adult graphic novel scheduled...

BOOKS: You Will Know the Truth

A Thriller by Author Leslie T. Thornton When Nicki Jo Lewis pulls the F Street murder no one is surprised—she’s the best. But this case...

Racial Diversity In Children’s Books Grows, But Slowly

By CHRISTINE FERNANDO Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) _ In the world of children's books, villagers can protect their water from a black snake, dark skin is...