Tuesday, June 10, 2014
teller of Damascus entertained crowds in a centuries-old cafe in the Syrian capital with long, poetic tales of Arab warriors and lovers, acting out scenes with his fists thumping and a sword that he'd swing and slam on a table.
Monday, June 9, 2014
Calvin and Hobbes" creator Bill Watterson says he made a brief, unannounced return to newspaper cartooning to raise money for a good cause -- and because he thought it would be funny.
Sunday, June 8, 2014
George R.R. Martin, author of the books that were made into the cult TV saga "Game of Thrones," has promised a "grisly death" to two donors who give US$20,000 to a wolf sanctuary.
Monday, June 2, 2014
The first glimpses of iconic heroes Superman, Batman and Flash are part of a rare comic book collection a Kentucky man is auctioning off to the highest bidders.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Britain's education minister says he has not killed a mockingbird, but many literature-lovers don't believe him.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Whimsical drawings, poems and prose created by John Lennon for his acclaimed books "In His Own Write" and "A Spaniard in the Works" are coming to auction.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
The Japanese government on Wednesday decorated a Taiwanese writer of Tanka, a genre of classical Japanese poetry, in recognition of his efforts to promote bilateral cultural exchanges, at a ceremony in Taipei.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Rush Limbaugh has won a children's book prize designed to be chosen by kids themselves.
Sunday, May 11, 2014
One of the oldest black-owned bookstores in the nation has been evicted from its longtime home in a historic San Francisco neighborhood.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
A pair of recently discovered early stories by prize-winning science fiction author Octavia Butler will be coming out as an e-book in June.