Saturday, January 31, 2015
One of the world's leading comics festivals opened in France on Thursday under tight security as it dedicated this year's event to the murdered cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose novel “The Thorn Birds” sold 30 million copies worldwide, has died at age 77 after a long illness.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Several European authors are scheduled to attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition in February to meet local readers, organizers announced Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Researchers looking for the remains of Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes said Monday they found part of a casket at a Madrid convent bearing the initials of the “Don Quixote” author.
The author of a best-seller about Twitter is working on an investigative book about the black market website Silk Road.
Tom Petty has earned a writing credit on Sam Smith's megahit “Stay With Me” for its similarities to his song “I Won't Back Down.”
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Researchers looking for the remains of Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes at a Madrid church said Friday war injuries suffered by the author of “Don Quixote” will hold the key to identifying him.
A former prostitute who became an award-winning novelist and filmmaker, Virginie Despentes, has won a new prize dedicated to boosting the stature of French writers in the English-speaking world.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Novelist Marilynne Robinson, economist Thomas Piketty and cartoonist Roz Chast are among the finalists for National Book Critics Circle prizes.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Mark Zuckerberg has made his next book club pick, a release he considers especially timely after the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.