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Ex-Rep. Harley Rouda’s wife Kaira writes novel about cheating congressman killed by wife

Thankfully, she doesn’t write true crime books. Novelist Kaira Rouda’s new book centers around a scheming wife who offs her congressman husband after she discovers he’s been having an affair with a young staffer. Rouda just happens to be married to an ex-congressman. The plot...

Ex-FBI head James Comey set to release crime novel next spring

James Comey is ready to use his law enforcement experience to sell mystery novels. Plans were revealed Tuesday for Comey, the ex-FBI director, to pen a book titled “Central Park West” about an assistant US Attorney who probes the Mafia’s possible ties to...

Celebrated horror novelist Peter Straub dead at 79

Horror novelist Peter Straub died on Sunday at the age of 79, his family said. “Peter Francis Straub, the smartest and most fun person in every room he was ever in,” his daughter Emma wrote on Instagram Monday. “How lucky we were. There aren’t...

University issues ‘trigger warning’ for Mark Twain’s ‘Huckleberry Finn’

A British university has issued a “trigger warning” on Mark Twain’s literary classic “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” because of supposed “problematic” violence and language. Exeter University warned students that the 1884 novel — widely deemed one of the great American novels — is “classic...

Who is Salman Rushdie? What to know about the ‘Satanic Verses’ author

Salman Rushdie, the author with a $3 million bounty on his head for his 1988 book “The Satanic Verses,” once had a fatwa issued against him before he was stabbed in the neck by a masked assailant on Friday.  The 75-year-old Indian-born author was...

Stephen King blasted for supporting Biden ‘disinformation czar’ Nina Jankowicz

Master of horror Stephen King was blasted on social media this week over his support for new White House “disinformation czar” Nina Jankowicz — with one lawmaker calling it the “scariest” thing he’s ever written.  “I stand with Nina Jankowicz,” King wrote in a...
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