With a flourish of his pencil, cartoonist Maung Maung Aung skewers a pampered politician in a sketch, an image that just a few years ago would have been unthinkable.
Matt de la Pena's and Christian Robinson's "Last Stop on Market Street" nearly made history twice Monday.
Feng Chi-shun is drawn to the seamier, seedier side of Hong Kong. Or perhaps, it's the other way round. Sleaze follows him. Feng grew up in a squatter-village in Diamond Hill in the 1950s and 1960s, at a time when it "was one of the poorest and most backward of villages in Hong Kong ...
"Moby-Dick" fans from around the world are getting ready for their own grueling quest -- a marathon reading of Herman Melville's classic.
Harper Lee's second novel "Go Set a Watchman" topped the U.S. bestseller list in 2015, selling 1.6 million copies more than half a century after her Pulitzer-winning first book was published.
"Game of Thrones" fans were let down Saturday, when author George R.R. Martin admitted he had missed a Dec. 31 deadline to complete the latest installment in the fantasy series.
A French academic and an MP published online Friday the famous diary of Anne Frank, despite a dispute with rights holders as to whether the work is now in the public domain.
So few teaching opportunities existed for a young Japan scholar in late 1940s America that a professor suggested he teach Greek instead.
The Holy Bible is now available in the modern Yupik writing style.
A mainland Chinese publisher has recalled the latest Chinese-language translation of a work by Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore, after it drew sharp criticism in India that it is too vulgar and strays too far from the original text.