Saturday, June 22, 2013
Less than a year after Philip Roth announced he had stopped writing books, another literary great may be retiring: Alice Munro.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The Taiwan Pavilion at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany, to be held from Oct. 9-13, will showcase an array of books, comics and e-readers from Taiwan, the Taipei Book Fair Foundation said on yesterday.
Sunday, June 16, 2013
Malaysian author Tan Twan Eng has won the Walter Scott Prize, which honors historical fiction writers, for his post-World War Two novel, “The Garden of Evening Mists.”
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author Barton Gellman is writing a book on the “rise of the surveillance-industrial state” after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, publisher Penguin Press said on Thursday.
Friday, June 14, 2013
A rare 75-year-old comic book featuring the debut of Superman found in a Minnesota home's wall fetched US$175,000 at auction, comic book seller Comicconnect.com said on Wednesday.
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Manuscripts, letters and drawings of the writers William Faulkner, Samuel Beckett and Joseph Conrad start to go on auction in New York next week, in a rare chance to snap up their belongings.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Should Australian Hannah Kent's “Burial Rites” become a hit with readers this fall, give some credit to the passion of a publishing executive named Karen Torres.
Sunday, May 26, 2013
It's considered the Holy Grail of comic books: Action Comics No. 1 from 1938, featuring the debut of Superman. And David Gonzales found one mixed in with old newspapers insulating a house he was renovating in a small town in Minnesota.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Dan Brown's description of Manila as “the gates of hell” in the American novelist's latest book has not gone down well with officials in the Philippine capital.
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Thursday, May 23, 2013
For fans of the boy wizard, this could be the most coveted copy of all the “Harry Potter” books in the world.