Sunday, September 20, 2015
Carl E. Schorske, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and popular classroom lecturer whose "Fin-De-Siecle Vienna" is widely regarded as a classic work of intellectual scholarship, has died.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Agatha Christie fans have descended on her hometown of Torquay on the English Riviera for the 125th anniversary of the murder master's birth on Tuesday as the crime novel enjoys a global revival.
The digital era is cutting into income for book authors, making it more difficult to live off writing alone, a survey by the Authors Guild said Tuesday.
Former National Book Award winners Terrance Hayes and Marilyn Hacker will have another shot at the prize this year.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
A daughter of Malcolm X and prize-winning authors Gary Paulsen and M.T. Anderson are among the 10 nominees on the National Book Awards' longlist for young people's literature.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Popular Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami's new book has gone on sale, with a major domestic bookstore chain buying 90 percent of the initial print run in a direct challenge to online rivals.
Friday, September 11, 2015
The comic book giant Marvel has added a Native American and a Korean-American teenager to its list of superheroes, pushing forth with its bid to diversify and smash racial boundaries.
Dr. William Grier, a psychiatrist who co-authored the groundbreaking 1968 book, "Black Rage," which offered the first psychological examination of black life in the United States, has died at age 89.
A presidential citation will be awarded posthumously to late Taiwanese radio presenter and renowned essayist Luo Lan (羅蘭) in recognition of her contributions in the field of radio broadcasting and her literary achievements.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
The latest literary installment of the James Bond saga hit bookshelves on Tuesday, following controversial comments by Anthony Horowitz, the latest author to assume 007 creator Ian Fleming's mantle.