Indie Bookstores Say They Are Thriving Even In the Age of Amazon

A bookseller tires of being asked how his store survives in the Amazon age "How does your store survive in the age of Amazon?” Twenty-one years into...

Billy Graham’s Devotional “Hope for Each Day” Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Evangelist Billy Graham’s devotional Hope for Each Day recently sold more than 1 million copies. “Billy Graham’s message of hope is perfect for these chaotic...

Why So Many Grown-ups Like Reading Young Adult (YA) Books

For decades, adults have enjoyed books intended for teenagers and adolescents. But during this year’s leisurely summer reading season, the adult inclination toward young...

Sociologist Rosevelt Noble Documents the African-American Experience at Vanderbilt in New Book

A quest to learn about Vanderbilt University’s first African American Board of Trust member has led Vanderbilt sociologist Rosevelt Noble on a much greater...

The African-American Youth Bible to Be Released in January

A new Bible will hit bookshelves in January. But unlike hundreds of others available, illustrations in this Bible will include New Testament images portraying...

A Romantic Racial Identity – A Review of Kwame Anthony Appiah’s New Book, ‘Lines...

Booker T. Washington received a congratulatory telegram from W. E. B. Du Bois shortly after he delivered his speech at the 1895 Atlanta Cotton...

French Author Patrick Modiano Awarded 2014 Nobel Prize In Literature

This year's Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to French author Patrick Modiano, the Swedish Academy announced this morning. Something of a surprise...

Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Marilynne Robinson on Fearlessly Writing About Faith

What are you afraid of? That’s what Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson asks writers who shy away from writing about faith. The beloved author has...

More Than 450,000 Self-Published Books Were Released In 2013

Although it comes with a number of caveats, Bowker's newest report on the number of self-published titles rose again in 2013, increasing 16.5%, to...

Dr. Eben Alexander Has a New Book Out – ‘The Map of Heaven: How...

You surely think that Eben Alexander is either a fraud or sent from Heaven, but there’s little middle ground. Ironically, it's Alexander who says...

Ingram Opens First Print and Distribution Facility In California

Ingram Content Group celebrated the opening of its first print and distribution facility in California on Oct. 3. Located in Fresno, it is Lightning...

In Upcoming Book, Michael Savage Warns Of Civil War

“I fear the worst. Right now Americans are angrier and more divided than I’ve seen them since the 1960s. What fires this rage is...

The Authors Guild Requests a Justice Department Probe of Amazon

The Authors Guild’s mission, since its founding in 1912, has been to support working writers. The Guild has consistently opposed Amazon’s recent and ruthless tactics...

Valorie Burton and Tia McCollors Top October 2014 BCNN1/BCBC National Bestsellers List

Bestselling authors, Valorie Burton (Get Unstuck, Be Unstoppable -- Nonfiction) and Tia McCollors (Sunday Morning Song -- Fiction) lead the bestsellers list of Black...

Zondervan Assumes Responsibilities of Biblica’s Outreach Bibles

Citing a desire to focus more exclusively on its core ministry efforts, Biblica announced Wednesday an expanded partnership with HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP). Under the...

Baylor Professor Greg Garrett Says Preachers Should Read Good Fiction to Help Them Convey...

Preachers should read good fiction for the insight it offers on the human condition—good, bad and ugly—not just to seek quotes that can be...

New Books Explore God’s Plan for Marriage

Obeying Jesus, preserving western society and glorifying God are among the reasons for upholding biblical standards of sex and gender, according to three new...

The Buzz Among Christian Novelists: Hybrid Publishing

In a year in which four publishers closed, paused, or slimmed down their fiction lists, members of the American Christian Fiction Writers held their...

Dr. James Dobson Calls ‘Your Legacy: The Greatest Gift’ the “Capstone” of His Life’s...

Dr. James Dobson is urging Christians to think about their legacy in a new book and DVD series that he considers to be perhaps...

Kerry and Chris Shook’s “Be the Message” Becomes ‘New York Times’ Best-seller

Houston-based megachurch pastors Kerry and Chris Shook’s latest book, Be the Message: Taking Your Faith Beyond Words to a Life of Action (Sept. 9,...