Advertisement

Get the news

MORE NEWS

entertainment

Headlines

Updated 1:04 p.m. EDT

The Big Page
  • Grid
  • List
Nation

Booming sales for Woodward’s Trump book, ‘Fear’

Booming sales for Woodward’s Trump book, ‘Fear’Woodward’s account of a dysfunctional Trump White House has already sold more than 750,000 copies
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Books

Michelle Obama's book tour to land at Little Caesars Arena

Michelle Obama’s book tour to land at Little Caesars ArenaThe former First Lady will speak at the arena on Dec. 11
  • Books
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Nation

Writer accused of killing spouse penned how-to essay

Writer accused of killing spouse penned how-to essayA Portland writer accused of gunning down her husband once penned an essay titled “How to Murder Your Husband”
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Books

New study finds fiction reading down, poetry up

New study finds fiction reading down, poetry upA new government study finds adult Americans are reading fewer novels and short stories
  • Books
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Business

A whodunit: What killed Michigan's only mystery bookstore?

Aunt Agatha’s Mystery Bookshop meets its doomBut there's an upside: All books are free as renowned and revered Ann Arbor store closes its doors
  • Business
  • 4 weeks ago
Books

Omarosa memoir sells 34K copies during its first week

Omarosa memoir sells 34K copies during its first weekOmarosa Manigault Newman’s “Unhinged” had a strong first week of sales
  • Books
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Books

Authors to reveal tips on publishing first book

Authors to reveal tips on publishing first bookSusan Shapiro, author of "The Byline Bible," will moderate panel of local authors
  • Books
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Obituary

Family: Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul dies at 85

Family: Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul diesThe family said in a statement late Saturday that the novelist had died at his London home
  • Obituary
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Books

Audiobook to reveal Rowling’s magical influences

Audiobook to reveal Rowling’s magical influencesAudible Inc. announced Thursday that “Harry Potter: A History of Magic” will go on sale Oct. 4.
  • Books
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Books

Bill Clinton’s debut novel is a million seller

Bill Clinton’s debut novel is a million seller“The President is Missing,” a thriller co-written with James Patterson, has more than 1 million sales
  • Books
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Books

Omarosa book: Trump showed signs of mental decline

Omarosa book: Trump showed signs of mental declineOmarosa Manigault-Newman says she was disturbed by a famous interview Trump gave to Lester Holt.
  • Books
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Books

Hemingway story from 1956 published for first time

Hemingway story from 1956 published for first time“A Room on the Garden Side,” written in 1956, is being published for the first time.
  • Books
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Books

Relationships are tested in ‘How to Love a Jamaican’

Relationships are tested in ‘How to Love a Jamaican’Debut follows young and old, men and women, trying to maintain relationships on Jamaica and in big cities in the U.S.
  • Books
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Books

‘A Noise Downstairs’ is masterfully manipulative

‘A Noise Downstairs’ is masterfully manipulativeViolent encounter with murder changes a professor’s life in ‘A Noise Downstairs’
  • Books
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Nation

Unpublished parts of Malcolm X autobiography auctioned

Unpublished parts of Malcolm X’s autobiography auctioned offAn unpublished manuscript of a chapter titled “The Negro” was sold by Guernsey’s auction house in Manhattan for $7,000
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Books

Book by Democratic senator Kamala Harris coming in ’19

Book by rising Democratic star Kamala Harris coming in 2019Penguin Press announced the senator will write about ‘the core truths’ in America in ‘The Truths We Hold’
  • Books
  • 2 months ago
Books

Original Winnie-the-Pooh map breaks auction record

Original Winnie-the-Pooh map breaks auction recordThe original hand-drawn map of Winnie-the-Pooh’s Hundred Acre Woods has sold at auction for $571,000
  • Books
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Obituary

Steve Ditko, Spider-Man co-creator, dies at age 90

Steve Ditko, Spider-Man co-creator, dies at age 90Ditko, along with Stan Lee, introduced the world to Peter Parker, and his alter-ego Spider-Man in 1962
  • Obituary
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Michigan couple chooses comic book shop to wed again

Michigan couple chooses comic book shop to wed againClint and Melanie Salmi are giving marriage a second try with help from an Upper Peninsula comic book shop.
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Books

Review: Fiction author explores N.Y. socialite’s world

Book review: Amber Brock explores world of a NY socialitePoverty, romance intrude upon a schemer’s life in ‘Lady Be Good’
  • Books
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Nation

‘Archie’ artist honored with statue by his hometown

‘Archie’ artist honored with statue by his hometownBob Montana illustrated Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead from 1942 until his death in 1975 at age 54.
  • Nation
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Entertainment

Amid triumph, private turmoil for Marvel’s Stan Lee

Amid triumph, private turmoil for Marvel’s Stan LeeIt has been an epic year for characters he helped create, but for Stan Lee, the past year has been tough and tumultuous.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Obituary

Harlan Ellison, science fiction master, dies at age 85

Harlan Ellison, science fiction master, dies at age 85Harlan Ellison, the pugnacious author of “A Boy and His Dog,” has died. He was 85.
  • Obituary
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Books

Review: Giffin in new territory in ‘All We Ever Wanted’

Book review: Giffin ventures into new territory in ‘All We Ever Wanted’Novel analyzes parenthood and the pain of standing up for a child — even if the child isn’t your own
  • Books
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Nation

Michelle Obama: Memoir is a ‘re-humanization’ effort

Michelle Obama says her memoir is a ‘re-humanization’ effortFormer first lady said she hopes her upcoming book will give voice to people who feel voiceless
  • Nation
  • 3 months ago
Michiganians of the year

Doug Stanton, 2018 Michiganian of the Year

Doug Stanton, 2018 Michiganian of the YearThe Traverse City author talks about the National Writers Series he created to start a conversation between authors and his city's residents.
  • Michiganians of the year
  • 3 months ago
Autos

Novel imagines self-driving cars as weapons of terror

Novel imagines self-driving cars as weapons of terror"Civil Terror: Gridlock" imagines a terrorist attack in which 175,000 self-driving cars and trucks are turned into out-of-control ramming devices.
  • Autos
  • 3 months ago
Columnists