Friday, October 10, 2014
Patrick Modiano of France, who has made a lifelong study of the Nazi occupation and its effects on his country, won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature Thursday for what one academic called “crystal clear and resonant” prose.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Some of the world's top authors will thrash out hot political issues at the world's biggest international book fair opening in Germany Tuesday.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Scotland's independence battle is a tough one to call. The Yes side has James Bond, but the No campaign has Harry Potter.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Laura Ingalls Wilder penned one of America's most beloved children's series of the 20th century, but her forthcoming autobiography will show devoted “Little House on the Prairie” fans a more realistic, grittier view of frontier living.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
The literary executor of George Orwell's estate is accusing Amazon.com of committing an Orwellian crime: doublespeak.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Tens of thousands of comic book and anime fans shoved their way into the 2014 Comic Exhibition in Taipei Thursday to snatch up exclusive or limited edition products at the annual fair.
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Thursday, August 7, 2014
Dutch-based scientists, chefs and artists on Tuesday launched the world's first cookbook for lab-grown meat — serving up a bizarre assortment of test-tube dishes including roast raptor leg, dodo nuggets and in-vitro oysters.
Monday, July 28, 2014
The 2014 Comic Exhibition will open Aug. 7 in Taipei, featuring graphic artists, writers and voice actors from Taiwan and Japan.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn “Little Big Man” and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The Taipei Book Fair Foundation (財團法人台北書展基金會, TBFF) said yesterday that youths under 18 years old could attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition (2015 TIBE) for free, with various New Zealand authors and award-winning animation effects teams having been invited.