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Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age 88.
Jason Mott

Director named for film of Jason Mott’s ‘The Wonder of All Things’

A director has been named for the film adaptation of a book by Bolton native and UNCW alum Jason Mott.
Bob Dylan Nobel Prize

Bob Dylan to receive Nobel Prize

The Swedish Academy says 2016 Nobel literature winner Bob Dylan will meet with members of the academy this weekend and they will hand over his Nobel diploma and medal.

5 days later, no word from Bob Dylan on Nobel literature prize

Five days after Bob Dylan was named the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, no one knows how he feels about the prestigious award - not even the Nobel judges.
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New Hogwarts books coming from JK Rowling

J.K. Rowling -- to the delight of fans -- is back with a new series of eBooks that will be "Short Stories from Hogwarts."

Celebrities react to Pat Conroy’s death

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.
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Harper Lee laid to rest at private funeral

The funeral for "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee, who died Friday at age 89, was as private as her life.
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Harper Lee, author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ dies at 89

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 has pancreatic cancer, promises hard fight

Author Pat Conroy says he has pancreatic cancer, but promises he will fight the disease hard and finish a novel he owes his fans.

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