Beloved author Pat Conroy, who penned best-sellers such as "The Great Santini" and "The Prince of Tides," died Friday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 70 years old.
The funeral for "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee, who died Friday at age 89, was as private as her life.
Famed American author Harper Lee has died at the age of 89, according to the mayor's office in her home town in Alabama.
Author Pat Conroy says he has pancreatic cancer, but promises he will fight the disease hard and finish a novel he owes his fans.
The first chapter of Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" begins with a grown up Scout returning by train to Maycomb, Alabama, where she is greeted by a young man who wants to marry her.
"To Kill a Mockingbird" will not be Harper Lee's only published book after all.
A Brunswick County woman has appealed a school's decision to keep a novel she objects to in the school's curriculum.
Southport native Tommy Harrelson has written a coffee table book to celebrate the life of artist and photographer Art Newton titled 'Southport's Art Newton'.
Newton, also a Southport native, was a prolific artist that featured images of the Southport area and is now found in galleries and museums around the country.
Maurice Sendak, the children's book author and illustrator who saw the sometimes-dark side of childhood in books like "Where the Wild Things Are" and "In the Night Kitchen," has died. He was 83.