Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Kwame Alexander's "The Crossover," a novel in verse about basketball and coming of age, has won the John Newbery Medal for the year's best children's book.
Monday, February 2, 2015
The Taipei International Book Exhibition will offer free admission to visitors under the age of 18 for the first time this year to encourage reading among children and teenagers.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
One of the world's leading comics festivals opened in France on Thursday under tight security as it dedicated this year's event to the murdered cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold 30 million copies worldwide, has died at age 77 after a long illness.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Several European authors are scheduled to attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition in February to meet local readers, organizers announced Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Researchers looking for the remains of Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes said Monday they found part of a casket at a Madrid convent bearing the initials of the "Don Quixote" author.
The author of a best-seller about Twitter is working on an investigative book about the black market website Silk Road.
Tom Petty has earned a writing credit on Sam Smith's megahit "Stay With Me" for its similarities to his song "I Won't Back Down."
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Researchers looking for the remains of Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes at a Madrid church said Friday war injuries suffered by the author of "Don Quixote" will hold the key to identifying him.
A former prostitute who became an award-winning novelist and filmmaker, Virginie Despentes, has won a new prize dedicated to boosting the stature of French writers in the English-speaking world.