"What Remains of Me" (William Morrow), by Alison Gaylin
On a day when mockingbirds sang outside the courthouse that inspired her classic American novel, author Harper Lee was laid to rest in a private ceremony, a reflection of how she had lived.
Harper Lee was an ordinary woman as stunned as anybody by the extraordinary success of "To Kill a Mockingbird."
Harper Lee has died, but the conversation about the author's life and work has only begun.
Italian author Umberto Eco, who intrigued, puzzled and delighted readers worldwide with his best-selling historical novel "The Name of the Rose," has died.
A Dallas-based auction house says a rare copy of a comic book featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man has sold for US$454,100.
A selection of rare manuscripts and personal effects of celebrated Chinese author Eileen Chang (張愛玲) is on display at an exhibition in Taipei until Sunday. Visitors can tour parts of the writer's home in Shanghai, recreated in the Taipei World Trade Center by Golden Horse-nominated artist Miss Charlie.
What if picture books could come to life and we could interact with our favorite characters in a 3D space, or watch as the leaves fall from the trees in the fantasy worlds created by our favorite authors?
Walter Yakoboski scraped together nearly every penny he made as a cook in 1979 to begin buying a small collection of rare comic books for US$10,000, hoping his boyhood passion could one day pay off as an investment.
Plans in the Dominican Republic to award a literary prize to Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa have angered some people, including a member of the president's Cabinet.