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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katherine Heigl has given birth to a baby boy. A representative for the Heigl tells People magazine the actress and husband Josh Kelley welcomed Joshua Bishop Kelley, Jr. on Dec. 20. Joshua is the couple's first son and Heigl's first biological child. She has...
NEW YORK (AP) — Less than 48 hours before President Barack Obama leaves office, CNN will air an intimate tribute told through the workdays and accounts of key White House staff members. But however worthy it may be, this two-hour documentary, airing Wednesday at 9 p.m. EST, may...
Associated Press (AP) — "The Nowhere Man" (Minotaur), by Gregg Hurwitz Evan Smoak, the anti-hero from last year's "Orphan X," returns in an even more intense and harrowing thriller. Smoak was trained as an operative in the orphan program and was known as Orphan X. He has evaded...
"Little Deaths" (Hachette Books), by Emma Flint "Little Deaths," Emma Flint's mesmerizing debut, works well as a look at misogyny, gossip, morals and the rush to judge others when a child goes missing. The novel opens with Ruth Malone in prison, convicted of killing her two...
NEW YORK (AP) — Citing "momentous changes" in her life, like her father being elected president, Ivanka Trump and her publisher are pushing back the release of her book "Women Who Work" from early March to early May. Portfolio, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, has now...
"Homesick for Another World" (Penguin Press), by Ottessa Moshfegh Ottessa Moshfegh's story collection, "Homesick for Another World," couldn't come at a better time. Notions of class and power are in an unpredictable flux. A new elite rises, flipping the deck into the air. Nobody...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ann Patchett, Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith were among the nominees announced Tuesday for the National Book Critics Circle Awards. Books by Louise Erdrich and former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky also were among 30 finalists in six competitive categories...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — "Money Don't Matter 2 Night," Prince once sang. But his money matters a lot to the IRS, and the case provides a cautionary tale not just for the wealthy, but not-so-rich Americans as well. Prince's estate has until Saturday to file an estate tax payment for...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former California State Librarian Kevin Starr, who is deemed the pre-eminent historian of the Golden State, has died. He was 76. Starr died of a heart attack Saturday at a hospital in San Francisco, his wife, Sheila Starr said Sunday. Starr, a professor at...