Thursday, October 31, 2013
The parents of Taiwanese travel writer Lin Ya-ruo(林亞若), who was killed Sunday by a bus in Australia's Northern Territory, have arrived in Sydney to handle their daughter's funerary arrangements.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Writer-director Guillermo del Toro has a new book coming out and the title could serve as the first chapter: “Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions.”
Thursday, October 17, 2013
New Zealand author Eleanor Catton on Tuesday became the youngest winner of the Man Booker Prize for fiction, claiming the award for her novel “The Luminaries.”
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Zimbabwe's NoViolet Bulawayo could make history when the Booker Prize winner is revealed on Tuesday, but the favorite Jim Crace fears the literary contest will have lost some of its character next year.
Monday, October 14, 2013
Nigeria's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of the bestseller “Half of a Yellow Sun,” said writing a novel about the civil war that devastated her home region helped people connect with a past that most no longer discussed.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Fans of Bridget Jones, rushing to find out the London diarist's latest adventures, were left baffled on Thursday after pages from the autobiography of a British actor were mistakenly inserted in her new book.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Canada's Alice Munro won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday for her short stories that focus on the frailties of the human condition, the 13th woman to win the coveted award.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Bridget Jones returns after a 14-year break on Thursday, in a new book which sees the famed British singleton widowed with two children but still grappling with modern life and unsuitable men.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Some of the world's most renowned scholars of British author Rudyard Kipling this week will hear about the years he lived in Vermont, penning some of his most famous works far from the Indian subcontinent where he made his name.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Tom Clancy, whose high-tech, Cold War thrillers such as “The Hunt for Red October” and “Patriot Games” made him the most widely read and influential military novelist of his time, has died. He was 66.