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.
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.
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.
The world's biggest book fair opens Wednesday under a cloud of controversy with Iran calling on all Muslim nations to boycott the exhibition because author Salman Rushdie has been invited to speak.
Iran said Wednesday it will boycott next week's Frankfurt Book Fair after organizers invited the controversial author Salman Rushdie, whom Iranian scholars said should be killed, as a guest speaker.
An Oscar nominee at age 9, Quvenzhane Wallis is now getting an early start on a writing career.
Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, honored for her work chronicling the horrors of war and life under the repressive Soviet regime.
The hugely successful "Twilight" vampire romance series is marking its 10th anniversary with a twist -- a gender swap.