Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Orphans? Check. Prostitutes? Check. A prescient child embittered by the Catholic church? Check and check.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015
The Early Stories of Truman Capote" collects 14 short fiction pieces by the writer, including some that were published in his high school newspaper in Greenwich, Connecticut, when he was a teenager.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
As a first-time father, Wayne Maines held his newborn twin sons and dreamed of their life together -- a dream that, at least then, didn't include taking one of them to a father-daughter dance.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell, a Mozambican friend said, lived with "one foot in the snow and one foot in the sand," splitting his time between Sweden and Mozambique.
Food and shelter may be a priority for the record numbers of often desperate refugees arriving in Germany but they also need "intellectual nutrition," say experts at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
For this interview, U.S. President Barack Obama was the one asking the questions.
Marlon James became the first Jamaican winner of the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday with a vivid, violent, exuberant and expletive-laden novel based on the attempted assassination of Bob Marley.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Asterix and his friend Obelix are once again poised to set the Roman empire on fire with the global release of a new opus that sees them team up with a journalist modeled on Julian Assange.
Little-known Indonesian writers will take center stage at the world's largest book fair this week, led by trailblazing women tackling taboos in their conservative homeland, from historic injustices to sex and religion.