Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling will publish her second crime novel in June, it was revealed Monday, under the pen name of Robert Galbraith. “The Silkworm,” to be published on June 19, will be a follow-up to “The Cuckoo's Calling,” which Rowling wrote using the Galbraith pseudonym. “Robert Galbraith's second Cormoran Strike Novel THE SILKWORM to be published 19/06/14,” the author's alter ego said in only a third-ever tweet, with a link to Galbraith's website.
Monday, February 17, 2014
Though separated by different languages and cultures, not to mention the vast Pacific Ocean, Taiwanese readers can get a glimpse into Guatemalan life through the works of David Unger.
Monday, February 10, 2014
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Best-selling novelist Haruki Murakami expressed regret Friday over his portrayal of a small Japanese town in a new story, after a passage suggesting residents habitually throw cigarettes from car windows left locals fuming.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Enthusiastic comic fans continued to flood the Taipei International Comics and Animation Festival Wednesday, the second day of the festival, hoping to snatch limited edition products.
Monday, February 3, 2014
After years of squabbling, Harry Potter's best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Grainger finally became an item — but now their creator JK Rowling has admitted she made a mistake by marrying them off.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Jose Emilio Pacheco, widely regarded as one of Mexico's foremost poets and short story writers, died Sunday at age 75, the country's National Council for Culture and the Arts announced on its official Twitter account.
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Most books published in Norway before 2001 are going online for free thanks to an initiative that may have found the formula to reconcile authors with the web.
The Devil wears Prada? Not anymore. Now the Devil pens Prada. The Italian leather brand Prada has successfully held its first literature competition, with winners flying to New York for an awards ceremony. The winning stories were launched on Prada's official website at the end of December.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Ambitious Chinese youngsters have long sought to learn from Western economic theories and best practice, so why don't they tap into wisdom closer to home?