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.
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.