A celebration of all things books at USC

L.A. Times Festival of Books: Joyce Carol Oates, Carol Burnett, Lemony Snicket and Jamaica Kincaid are among the 500 authors appearing at this weekend's festival for readers of all ages.Since background-check legislation was voted down in the Senate on Thursday, Adam Winkler, author of "Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America," expects a "lively" conversation at his panel on guns in America at the 18th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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London Book Fair 2016: Rebuck, Pullman Celebrate the Staying Power of Books

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James McBride has won the inaugural Gotham Book Prize for literature that celebrates NYC.

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