Friday, February 27, 2015
The University of Texas' literary archive said Wednesday it paid US$2.2 million for the works of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a price the school sought to keep secret until ordered to make it public by the state attorney general's office.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose intimate portraits of blue-collar life were grounded in personal experience and political conscience, died Saturday. Levine was 87.
Monday, February 16, 2015
A Taiwanese indigenous poet urged his readers at the ongoing Taipei International Book Exhibition Saturday to care more about the environment and not to forget the pain suffered by the indigenous people in Taiwan.
The popularity of graphic novels has been increasing around the world in recent years, with many artists turning to the artform to express themselves, according to foreign and domestic experts in the publishing sector.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
A week after HarperCollins stunned the literary world with news that Harper Lee is publishing a second novel, controversy rages about whether the reclusive, 88-year-old novelist is of sound mind.
The Taipei International Comics and Animation Festival kicked off yesterday, featuring graphic artists, authors, voice actors and animation producers from Taiwan, Japan and South Korea.
Sunday, February 8, 2015
A longtime friend who visited "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee the day before the world learned she would release a sequel says she was feisty but didn't mention her new book.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
The February edition of National Geographic Traveler Indonesia is featuring Taiwan and has a night view of Taipei 101 gracing its cover.
The autobiography of "Little House on the Prairie" author Laura Ingalls Wilder has become a surprise publishing hit in America, with buyers rushing to snap up the candid account of pioneer life.
The movie version of "To Kill a Mockingbird" is the rare adaptation as beloved as its source material.