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.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
A best-selling account of a 6-year-old boy's journey to heaven and back has been pulled after the boy retracted his story.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami has started offering opinions and advice on queries from fans in an online agony uncle column, kicking things off by revealing his fears over hate speech and his own failing eyesight.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Local writer and women's rights advocate Shih Chi-ching (施寄青) died Tuesday of a heart attack at the age of 68, police and prosecutors confirmed Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A well-known Taiwanese cartoonist has posted two cartoons online about the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in an apparent show of unity with the magazine after it was hit by a deadly terrorist attack.
War atrocities reverberate for generations, affecting those who fought on the battlefield and the civilian victims who were collateral damage.