Saturday, January 9, 2016
"Moby-Dick" fans from around the world are getting ready for their own grueling quest -- a marathon reading of Herman Melville's classic.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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.
Monday, January 4, 2016
"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.
Sunday, January 3, 2016
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.
Saturday, January 2, 2016
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.
Monday, December 14, 2015
A brutally honest new graphic novel autobiography by a young Dutch artist is set to make waves as it tells of her struggle growing up with a single-parent mentally-disabled mother.
Sunday, December 13, 2015
This is the story of how an injured lamb named Sweet Pea started a war. Well, a bidding war.
Saturday, December 12, 2015
A homeless man who begs on one of Paris' glitzy avenues has become an unlikely celebrity after writing a bestselling book about his life on the streets.