Saturday, September 14, 2013
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is to make her screenwriting debut by penning a series of spin-off films set in the magical world of the British boy wizard, she announced on Thursday, putting her in line for another huge payday.
Friday, September 13, 2013
The “Buddhist Art Along the Silk Road” launched its opening ceremony to the press yesterday with the 2012 Literature Nobel Prize for Literature winner Mo Yan (莫言) showing his support through a video clip.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Chinese author Mo Yan (莫言) will visit Taiwan later this month to promote his new book, the Global Views Educational Foundation said Monday. It will be his first trip to Taiwan since he won the Nobel Prize last year.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Here's one mystery solved: Sophie Hannah is the crime writer given the formidable and most likely lucrative task of reviving Agatha Christie's famed detective, Hercule Poirot, in a new novel announced Wednesday.
Author Frederik Pohl, who over decades gained a reputation of being a literate and sophisticated writer of science fiction, has died at age 93.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Elizabeth Gilbert spent enough years as a memoir writer, and had so much success, that even her admirers forget that she started out in fiction.
Monday, August 26, 2013
The authors of a new J.D. Salinger biography are claiming they have cracked one of publishing's greatest mysteries: What “The Catcher in the Rye” novelist was working on during the last half century of his life.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Visitor numbers and revenues both reached new highs at the six-day Taipei Comic Exhibition this year, organizers said yesterday.
Sunday, August 18, 2013
The composers of the hit song “Blurred Lines” have preemptively sued the owners of songs by late soul singer Marvin Gaye and funk band Funkadelic, asking a California federal court to rule that the chart-topping track does not violate any copyrights.
Friday, August 16, 2013
Tens of thousands of comic book and anime fans flocked yesterday to the opening of the Taipei Comic Exhibition, which showcases the latest in comic books and animation.