Chile paid homage to Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda before reburying him Tuesday after examining his body to determine whether he was assassinated by the country's former dictatorship.
Spain commemorated the 400th anniversary of the death of its best-known writer, Miguel de Cervantes on Saturday.
Prince Charles joined top British actors live on stage in a surprise crack at playing "Hamlet," as thousands of William Shakespeare fans packed The Bard's hometown for the 400th anniversary of his death on Saturday.
Spain marks the fourth centenary of the death of its most famous author Miguel de Cervantes this week with hundreds of events ranging from cultural to quirky ... and a bit of controversy.
A plaque was unveiled in central London on Thursday marking the place where William Shakespeare lodged in the city, in time for the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death.
The settling dust from renovations and the banging of tools aren't ideal sights and sounds for a library -- but this is no ordinary library.
Her parents didn't hail from the planet Krypton, and she was never bitten by a radioactive spider, but that hasn't stopped Elizabeth Warren from starring as a comic book hero.
War-torn Angola and Naples are among the settings for the six books shortlisted for the Man International Prize for literature on Thursday.
As she turns 100, the feisty and witty author Beverly Cleary remembers the Oregon childhood that inspired the likes of characters Ramona and Beezus Quimby and Henry Huggins in the children's books that sold millions and enthralled generations of youngsters.
"You won't have my hatred" -- the defiant words of a Paris attacks widower that won sympathy around the world -- are the title of his poignant new book, already translated into 18 languages.