Saturday, March 15, 2014
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's “Americanah,” a novel about race and identity by the acclaimed Nigerian author, has won the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Stieg Larsson, author of the bestselling crime trilogy “Millennium,” also researched the unsolved murder of Olof Palme, a report said Tuesday, three days before the 28th anniversary of the former Swedish prime minister's death.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Police chief Camille Verhoeven is diminutive, pugnacious and brilliant. The shambolic Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg prefers intuition over logic. Victor Legris juggles bookselling with solving grim 19th century murders.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
B.J. Novak says his plan of action following nine seasons of writing, producing and acting on NBC's popular workplace comedy “The Office” was a bit random.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Cuba has released to U.S. researchers copies of more than 2,000 documents related to Ernest Hemingway, media reported Tuesday in Havana, the American literary giant's home during the 1940s and 1950s.
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.