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.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Chinese author and Nobel laureate Mo Yan shared stories about his creative life in a speech on writers' dreams delivered in Taiwan Sunday.
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is to make her screenwriting debut by penning a series of spin-off films set in the magical world of the British boy wizard, she announced on Thursday, putting her in line for another huge payday.
Friday, September 13, 2013
The “Buddhist Art Along the Silk Road” launched its opening ceremony to the press yesterday with the 2012 Literature Nobel Prize for Literature winner Mo Yan (莫言) showing his support through a video clip.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Chinese author Mo Yan (莫言) will visit Taiwan later this month to promote his new book, the Global Views Educational Foundation said Monday. It will be his first trip to Taiwan since he won the Nobel Prize last year.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Here's one mystery solved: Sophie Hannah is the crime writer given the formidable and most likely lucrative task of reviving Agatha Christie's famed detective, Hercule Poirot, in a new novel announced Wednesday.
Author Frederik Pohl, who over decades gained a reputation of being a literate and sophisticated writer of science fiction, has died at age 93.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Elizabeth Gilbert spent enough years as a memoir writer, and had so much success, that even her admirers forget that she started out in fiction.
Monday, August 26, 2013
The authors of a new J.D. Salinger biography are claiming they have cracked one of publishing's greatest mysteries: What “The Catcher in the Rye” novelist was working on during the last half century of his life.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Visitor numbers and revenues both reached new highs at the six-day Taipei Comic Exhibition this year, organizers said yesterday.