Saturday, May 23, 2015
Playboy on Thursday launched a new mobile app -- but don't look for nudity. The magazine's new Playboy NOW mobile app for Android and Apple devices is tailored to its updated "safe for work" strategy, which emphasizes lifestyle and culture over buttocks and breasts.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
A senior at Washington College has been awarded a US$62,900 literary prize.
Friday, May 15, 2015
The Chinese-language edition of a book by Sir Colville Young, governor general of Belize, was launched in Taiwan yesterday to introduce Belizean culture and folklore to Taiwanese people.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of dispatches written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
All across Argentina's capital, lodged between the steakhouses, ice cream shops and pizzerias, is an abundance of something that is becoming scarce in many nations: bookstores.
Friday, May 1, 2015
British artist and writer Marion Coutts won the medically themed Wellcome Trust Book Prize on Wednesday with "The Iceberg," a memoir of her husband's life with, and death from, a brain tumor.
Monday, April 27, 2015
A new tell-all book that details what led to Spanish King Juan Carlos giving up the throne would never have been published just a few years ago in a Spain still deferential to the royal family, experts said.
Friday, April 24, 2015
M.H. Abrams, an esteemed critic, teacher and tastemaker who helped shape the modern literary canon as founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature and joined the elite himself by writing one of the 20th century's most acclaimed works of criticism, has died. He was 102.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Taichung City will be holding "Stationing 100 Masters in Schools" (當全世界都在閱讀－百師入學) in celebration of World Book Day 2015, from April 9 to the end of the year. The eight-month event will invite 100 famous writers, poets and celebrities, and station them in schools, cultural places and libraries all over Taichung to inspire students and residents alike.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Call it the invasion of the Sad Puppies.