Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai (龍應台) will not comment on China's reported ban on Taiwanese novelist and film director Giddens Ko (九把刀) and Chinese American historian Yu Ying-shih (余英時) unless the news is substantiated, she said Monday.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
A 113-year-old, shoebox-sized time capsule was removed Thursday from the head of a lion statue where it had long sat, hidden in plain sight, atop one of Boston's most famous landmarks.
Ukrainian publisher Kateryna Mikhalitsyna proudly showcases “The Maidan's Tale,” billed as the first attempt to explain the protests in the iconic Kiev square to children through literature.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Patrick Modiano of France, who has made a lifelong study of the Nazi occupation and its effects on his country, won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature Thursday for what one academic called “crystal clear and resonant” prose.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Some of the world's top authors will thrash out hot political issues at the world's biggest international book fair opening in Germany Tuesday.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Scotland's independence battle is a tough one to call. The Yes side has James Bond, but the No campaign has Harry Potter.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Laura Ingalls Wilder penned one of America's most beloved children's series of the 20th century, but her forthcoming autobiography will show devoted “Little House on the Prairie” fans a more realistic, grittier view of frontier living.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
The literary executor of George Orwell's estate is accusing Amazon.com of committing an Orwellian crime: doublespeak.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Tens of thousands of comic book and anime fans shoved their way into the 2014 Comic Exhibition in Taipei Thursday to snatch up exclusive or limited edition products at the annual fair.
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Thursday, August 7, 2014
Dutch-based scientists, chefs and artists on Tuesday launched the world's first cookbook for lab-grown meat — serving up a bizarre assortment of test-tube dishes including roast raptor leg, dodo nuggets and in-vitro oysters.