Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami is to offer advice to troubled readers in an agony uncle column on his website, his publisher said Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
France 2022: An Islamic government in power, veiled women and the Sorbonne renamed Paris-Sorbonne Islamic University. The new book out Wednesday by French "enfant terrible" author Michel Houellebecq has sparked uproar even before its publication.
Monday, January 5, 2015
Gene Hester looks the part of an outdoorsman. The comfortably bent brim of his hat curves around the top of his round face that is filled with a smile as he steps into a small jonboat to go visit an unlikely friend.
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Saturday, January 3, 2015
For decades, historians of literature have mulled the untimely death that met Constance, the wife of the exuberant, scandalous writer Oscar Wilde.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Bestselling author Brandon Sanderson will visit Taiwan next February to meet with fans at the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
With the year ending, it's a good time to look back -- way back, to some great comics from the past.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
"The Skeleton Road" (Atlantic Monthly Press), by Val McDermid
Saturday, November 29, 2014
P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that crime writing was second-class literature.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Sean Michaels has won one of Canada's most prestigious literary awards for her novel about a musical instrument.
Monday, October 27, 2014
In the West, India's Kama Sutra most often evokes an exotic bible of sexual positions regularly consulted for blush-inducing tips in glossy magazines.