Sunday, July 13, 2014
Bookshops are closing amid fierce price competition and declining demand.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Fictional boy wizard Harry Potter made his first appearance in seven years on Tuesday, featuring as a nearly 34-year-old with grey hairs in a new short story by author J.K. Rowling.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Big-name authors are calling on readers to help them get out of the cross-fire in a battle between online giant Amazon and French publishing powerhouse Hachette.
Monday, June 30, 2014
For the first time since researching her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Goldfinch,” Donna Tartt is back in Las Vegas.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Jordan Belfort, the real-life protagonist of last year's “The Wolf of Wall Street,” is poised to take the stage in Taipei next month as part of his speaking tour.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
teller of Damascus entertained crowds in a centuries-old cafe in the Syrian capital with long, poetic tales of Arab warriors and lovers, acting out scenes with his fists thumping and a sword that he'd swing and slam on a table.
Monday, June 9, 2014
Calvin and Hobbes” creator Bill Watterson says he made a brief, unannounced return to newspaper cartooning to raise money for a good cause — and because he thought it would be funny.
Sunday, June 8, 2014
George R.R. Martin, author of the books that were made into the cult TV saga “Game of Thrones,” has promised a “grisly death” to two donors who give US$20,000 to a wolf sanctuary.
Monday, June 2, 2014
The first glimpses of iconic heroes Superman, Batman and Flash are part of a rare comic book collection a Kentucky man is auctioning off to the highest bidders.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Britain's education minister says he has not killed a mockingbird, but many literature-lovers don't believe him.