2012 brought us new titles by Junot Diaz and JK Rowling. In 2013 we'll get David Sedaris and Stephen King. Here's a rundown of the five most anticipated fiction and nonfiction titles of 2013.
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Mo Yan, the Chinese author whose pen name means "Don't speak," defended his country's government's right to censorship in a press conference last week in Stockholm.
'Infrared' author Nancy Huston nabs the Literary Review's 2012 Bad Sex Award, literature's most dreaded prize. Huston beat out the likes of Tom Wolfe and J.K. Rowling.
Hardbacks and paperbacks have been replaced by smartphones, iPods, and Kindles. We may be shifting the way we read, but people today are reading just as much, if not more, than ever before.
Statistician and forecaster Nate Silver (best known for his fivethirtyeight blog) shines in his breakout first book, "The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't."
Louise Erdrich and Katherine Boo beat out star-studded fields to take the National Book Awards' big prizes in Fiction and Nonfiction, respectively.
The National Book Award is one of the most highly coveted literary prizes in America; the 2012 winners will be announced on Wednesday. A look back at the five most recent fiction winners.
Tom Wolfe's anticipated immigration novel, "Back to Blood," fails to live up to its lofty promise.