What would a fragrance based on Toni Morrison’s book “Beloved” smell like?
Few authors who write in Afrikaans are read as widely outside South Africa than Marlene Van Niekerk. Van Niekerk explains how moral ambiguities pervade everything about South Africa. From Studio 360.
In literature, the African-American family has changed and morphed over the years. We take a look at three upcoming books about family written by black men.
"Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf" was a list of literature classics compiled by Harvard president Charles Eliot back in 1909. Last week we asked YOU to tell us which books you'd put on a Five Foot Shelf in 2009.
Elaine Showalter's latest book covers famous and obscure authors from 1650 to 2000 -- in this interview, she talks about the history of American women writers.
The Nobel prize-winning author talks about her new book, "A Mercy," a prequel to "Beloved," which many say is the single best work of fiction in the last 25 years.
We're calling today's Geo Quiz a "Geo-political Quiz." Anchor Marco Werman gets questions and answers from Carolyn O'Hara, senior editor at Foreign Policy magazine.
On 'To the Best of Our Knowledge' -- Toni Morrison, V.S. Naipaul, Amy Tan, Alice Walker, Sherman Alexie and Orhan Pamuk.