Books and literature

FILE - This Sept. 13, 2008 file photo shows Christopher Paolini posing with his book "Brisingr" in Paradise Valley, Mont. The author of the multimillion-selling “Inheritance Cycle” has a 7-figure deal for a science fiction novel, his first adult book, Tor announced Tuesday. “To Sleep in a Sea of Stars,” featuring “epic space battles for the fate of humanity,” comes out next September. (AP Photo/David Grubbs, File)
November 19, 2019 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Paolini’s next book isn’t only for young people. The author of the multimillion-selling “Inheritance Cycle” has a seven-figure deal for a science fiction novel, his first adult book, Tor announced Tuesday. “To Sleep in a Sea of Stars,” featuring “epic space battles for...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama greets people as they buy signed copies of her book, "Becoming," Monday Nov. 18, 2019, at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 18, 2019 - 8:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama marked one year since publication of her best-selling memoir at a book signing in the nation’s capital Monday. “It’s so good to meet you,” the former first lady told patrons as she signed copies of “Becoming” at a Washington, D.C., bookstore. More than 11.5 million...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama holds hands with Kaitlyn Saunders, 8, next to her mother Katrice Saunders, of Washington, after the 8-year-old told Obama how inspired she is by her and how she is a competitive figure skater, as they buy signed copies of Obama's book, "Becoming," Monday Nov. 18, 2019, at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 18, 2019 - 7:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is marking one year since publication of her best-selling memoir at a book signing in the nation’s capital. The former first lady is signing copies of “Becoming” at a bookstore in Washington, D.C. More than 11.5 million copies of “Becoming” have been sold around the...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2019, file photo, Jon Voight attends the Champions of Jewish Values International Awards gala at Carnegie Hall in New York. Oscar-winning actor Voight, singer and musician Alison Krauss and mystery writer James Patterson are among those being honored by President Donald Trump for their contributions to the arts or the humanities. The White House announced four recipients of the National Medal of Arts and four of the National Humanities Medal Sunday night, Nov. 17, 2019. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
November 17, 2019 - 10:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight, singer and musician Alison Krauss and mystery writer James Patterson are among the artists and philanthropists being honored by President Donald Trump for their contributions to the arts or the humanities, the first recipients of prestigious...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2019, file photo, Jon Voight attends the Champions of Jewish Values International Awards gala at Carnegie Hall in New York. Oscar-winning actor Voight, singer and musician Alison Krauss and mystery writer James Patterson are among those being honored by President Donald Trump for their contributions to the arts or the humanities. The White House announced four recipients of the National Medal of Arts and four of the National Humanities Medal Sunday night, Nov. 17, 2019. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
November 17, 2019 - 9:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight, singer and musician Alison Krauss and mystery writer James Patterson are among those being honored by President Donald Trump for their contributions to the arts or the humanities. The White House announced four recipients of the National Medal of...
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November 17, 2019 - 9:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight, singer and musician Alison Krauss and mystery writer James Patterson are among those being honored by President Donald Trump for their contributions to the arts or the humanities. The White House announced four recipients of the National Medal of...
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November 17, 2019 - 9:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight, singer and musician Allison Krauss and mystery writer James Patterson are among those being honored by President Donald Trump for their contributions to the arts or the humanities. The White House announced four recipients of the National Medal of...
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FILE In this Nov. 4, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump greets Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on stage during a campaign rally in Lexington, Ky. The paperback edition of McConnell’s “The Long Game” includes a foreword from Trump. In the foreword, Trump praises the Kentucky Republican as an ideal partner in confirming conservative judges, notably Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
November 15, 2019 - 8:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The paperback edition of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s “The Long Game” includes a foreword from a well-placed political ally: President Donald Trump. In the foreword, shared Friday by the publisher Sentinel with The Associated Press, Trump praises the Kentucky Republican...
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President Donald Trump steps off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, early Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, as he returns from a campaign rally in Bossier City, La. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
November 15, 2019 - 8:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The paperback edition of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s “The Long Game” includes a foreword from a well-placed political ally: President Donald Trump. In the foreword, shared Friday by the publisher Sentinel with The Associated Press, Trump praises the Kentucky Republican...
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President Donald Trump steps off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, early Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, as he returns from a campaign rally in Bossier City, La. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
November 15, 2019 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The paperback edition of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s “The Long Game” includes a foreword from a well-placed fellow Republican: President Donald Trump. In the foreword, shared Friday by publisher Sentinel with The Associated Press, Trump praises McConnell as an ideal...
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