March 19, 2013 3:58 PM
(AP) - An English-language edition of a 2010 book co-authored by Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, will be published in May. Image Books, a "Catholic-interest" imprint of Random House Inc., announced Tuesday that "On Heaven and Earth: Pope Francis on Faith, Family and the Church in the 21st Century"... more »
February 17, 2013 6:29 PM
Imagine being an experienced skydiver, but one dive goes horribly wrong. We met up with a Pueblo man who recently wrote a book called What the Freak Did I Hit?
It seemed like any other great day to sky dive back in April 2011, but for Tommy Fergerson, it... more »
June 22, 2012 8:35 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A book once owned by George Washington containing his annotated copy of the U.S. Constitution has sold for nearly $10 million at a New York auction. A spokesman for Christie's auction house says it's a new world record for a historical document. Christie's says the bidder... more »
April 11, 2012 3:36 PM
Colorado will join in a multi-state lawsuit over price fixing claims against publishers including Penguin Group, Simon & Schuster and Apple.
There is suspicion those companies engaged in price fixing and other anti-competitive practices in the electronic book market.
The antitrust lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court... more »
April 6, 2012 9:35 PM
The Fountain, a local Catholic shop, is closing its doors due to competition from the online retailer Amazon.com. The store has been operating in Colorado Springs since the 1950's.
Book sales accounted for over 50% of The Fountain's sales; as customers gravitated toward online deals rather than a familiar... more »
October 7, 2011 8:45 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sony's movie studio is in final talks to acquire the movie rights to the highly anticipated authorized biography of Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. According to a person familiar with the matter, the studio is negotiating to pay about $1 million for the... more »
October 5, 2011 5:58 PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Best-selling author Vince Flynn is telling fans that his next Mitch Rapp thriller, "Kill Shot," is being delayed until February while Flynn battles prostate cancer. Flynn posted a statement on his website Tuesday saying he is fighting fatigue from radiation treatments and finding it difficult to focus... more »
August 28, 2011 3:17 PM
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska attorney general has subpoenaed the notes and other materials gathered by a Colorado man who penned a book about a 1995 killing.
The Lincoln Journal Star reports the request was sent last week to David Strauss, of Arvada, Co. His 2010 book, "Barbarous... more »
December 22, 2010 1:14 AM
Phillip Greaves, the author of the controversial "Pedophile's Guide to Love and Passion" says he's not in the wrong after he was arrested at his Pueblo home and extradited to Florida on felony obscenity charges. "I was not the one who solicited the material to be sent to Florida. And... more »
December 20, 2010 6:50 PM
Pueblo District Attorney Bill Thiebaut says he is not filing charges against Phillip Greaves II for writing or distributing his book: "The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure: a Child-lover's Code of Conduct." However, Thiebaut cautions the investigation into the Pueblo author continues. Greaves was arrested Monday morning by law... more »
December 20, 2010 12:34 PM
Phillip Greaves II is being held at the Pueblo County jail this morning. The 47-year old was arrested on obscenity charges out of Florida after he sold and mailed his book "The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure: a Child-lover's Code of Conduct" to deputies in Polk County, Florida. "When... more »
November 11, 2010 3:33 PM
Pueblo Police visited the home of Phillip Greaves this morning. He's the author of the Pedophiles Guide to Love and Pleasure. Up until this morning that book was for sale on Amazon.com. Amazon pulled the book after complaints about its content.
Pueblo Police Detective Daniel Anderson told News First... more »
November 10, 2010 7:30 PM
Phillip Greaves' new book caused controversy all over the country. It's called The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure . "I wanted to provide some guidelines for pedophiles so they could avoid hurting their victims," said Greaves.
He said he's tired of people vilifying pedophiles. "I wrote the book... more »
October 6, 2010 1:53 PM
The Neiman Marcus Christmas Book is known for the kinds of gifts you can't find anywhere else. The 2010 edition has just been released.
For the music lover, there's a $6,500 dollar ukulele made out of gourds.
For the sports car enthusiast there's the 2011 Chevy Camaro Convertible,... more »
September 23, 2010 12:44 PM
Want to know what Republicans would do if they win control of the House?
No need to guess any longer. House Republicans were at a hardware store in suburban Virgina Wednesday to roll out a 21-page policy agenda.
Their "Pledge to America" pulls together familiar proposals to slash... more »
July 23, 2010 6:50 PM
Three organizations have joined together for a phone book recycling program in Pueblo. The Pueblo City-County Health Department, C&C Disposal, and Dex Directory TM are accepting old phonebooks until September 15, at six public drop-off sites located in the City and County.
Drop off phone books at the following... more »
June 7, 2010 1:23 PM
Sir Michael Caine hasn't finished telling us what it's all about.
The 77-year-old Academy Award-winning actor is working on a second memoir, "The Elephant to Hollywood," a sequel that will come nearly 20 years after "What's It All About?"
Henry Holt and Company will release the new book... more »
April 18, 2010 9:39 AM
If George Washington were alive today, he might face a hefty overdue library fine. New York City's oldest library says one of its ledgers shows that the president has racked up 220 years' worth of late fees on two books he borrowed, but never returned. One of the books was... more »
March 30, 2010 9:54 AM
Attention "Twilight" fans: Stephenie Meyer has a new book coming out. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers will release "The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner" on June 5. The novella is told from the viewpoint of Bree, a newborn vampire featured in "Eclipse." That's one of the books in... more »
March 21, 2010 10:22 AM
Hollywood has had success turning popular comics into hit movies, but those works are usually based on muscular superheroes. Little Greg Heffley, the middle-school star of "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," is no Superman. But he's a popular enough wimp to be a fixture on The New York Times best-seller... more »
February 24, 2010 1:39 PM
The sole survivor of a Florida boating accident that killed two NFL players and a former college football player is releasing a book about the tragedy.
Nick Schuyler recounts the details of the February 2009 fishing trip on the Gulf of Mexico in a book titled "Not Without Hope."... more »
February 18, 2010 4:09 PM
The long-awaited fourth installment of James Redfield's million-selling "Celestine" series is expected next year.
"The Twelfth Insight" will be Redfield's first "Celestine" novel since 1999.
The author says it "describes a new wave of religious tolerance and integrity." The author made the announcement in a statement released Thursday... more »
February 2, 2010 8:11 PM
A cat that lives at a nursing home in Rhode Island has made big news in the past for his uncanny ability to predict when people are about to die. Now the cat, named "Oscar", is the subject of a new book called "Making Rounds With Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift... more »
January 5, 2010 1:18 PM
Remember the thrill of Coronado High School graduate Henry Cejudo winning the gold medal in wrestling at the Beijing Olympics--his sheer joy as he wrapped himself in the American flag. Cejudo has now penned a memoir, American Victory: Wrestling, Dreams, and a Journey Toward Home. Cejudo recounts his life from... more »
December 3, 2009 8:52 AM
A rare copy of Edgar Allan Poe's first book is expected to sell for a record price for American literature when it hits the auction block. Experts at Christie's in New York say "Tamerlane and Other Poems" could fetch between $500,000 and $700,000 when it's auctioned Friday. The 40-page collection... more »
November 30, 2009 12:57 PM
Future sales of Stephenie Meyer's novels should be green in more ways than one.
The Hachette Book Group, where authors include Meyer and Malcolm Gladwell, is the latest publisher to announce a broad range of environmental goals. The new policy features promises to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 20... more »
November 22, 2009 9:07 AM
An auction house says it is selling a rare first edition of Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" found in a family's guest lavatory in southern England. Christie's auction house said Sunday the book - one of around 1,250 copies first printed in 1859 - had been on a... more »
November 20, 2009 10:06 AM
Sarah Palin's tour to promote her new memoir will include a stop at Fort Hood to benefit the victims of the shooting rampage and their families. An updated schedule for the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee and former Alaska governor includes a Dec. 4 visit to the sprawling Texas post... more »
November 16, 2009 12:08 PM
It was a long and painful road for Dominique Debroux before her daughter, Gaya, came into this world.
She tried for years to become pregnant and turned to In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF).
"I got pregnant four times and I miscarried each one of those times. So, three failed IVF's..."... more »
October 17, 2009 11:40 AM
There's so very much to like about Spike Jonze and Dave Eggers' adaptation of Maurice Sendak's beloved book "Where the Wild Things Are" - it fleshes out the original's themes brilliantly, it's lovely to look at and listen to - but it winds up being a well-crafted vehicle that never... more »