Literature

New ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ novel out this month shows Christian’s view

Fifty Shades of Grey
26 Jun 2015
E.L. James, author of the hugely successful "Fifty Shades of Grey" erotic novels, has written a new entry in the series that takes the point of view of its male character, Christian Grey, publisher Vintage Books said on Monday....
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Amazon releases top books of 2015 ‘so far’

A pile of books
25 Jun 2015
Looking to stock up your library for the backyard, beach or poolside this summer? Amazon has released its picks of the best books of 2015 so far, giving top nods to "H is for Hawk" by Helen Macdonald. Books that make the list are...
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Some Kindle book authors to be paid per page read

A pile of books
23 Jun 2015
Amazon yesterday said it will start paying writers of e-books on its Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owner's Lending Library services based on how many pages are read instead of the number of downloads. "We're making this switch...
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Fans go ga-ga over graphic ‘Grey’

Fifty Shades of Grey
19 Jun 2015
Fans of British author E.L. James's "Fifty Shades of Grey" erotic trilogy clamoured yesterday to get the first copies of her new book "Grey", a version of the first novel told through the eyes of her famous male...
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Can you guess which city is the most well-read in the US?

A pile of books
19 Jun 2015
Seattle is home to America's biggest community of bookworms, according to Amazon. After compiling the data on all book, magazine and newspaper sales in print and Kindle format for 12 months beginning last April, results showed that...
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'Egyptians at the Alps, Swiss at the Pyramids' book ceremony at Bibliotheca Alexandrina

13 Jun 2015
The Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center, in collaboration with the Coptic Studies Center, will organize on Sunday an inauguration ceremony for the "Egyptians at the Alps, Swiss at the Pyramids" book by Yehia Shalash at...
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Book Talk: A painting inspires Eyre's 'Viper Wine'

Hermione Eyre, author of a book titled 'Viper Wine', poses for a picture in her home in London April 10, 2015.
 
06 Jun 2015
Hermione Eyre's "Viper Wine" begins in 1632 with Lady Venetia Digby, a famous court beauty -- the A-list celebrity of her day. But Lady Venetia is at a dangerous age and her looks are failing.   In a desperate attempt to...
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Letters by author Harper Lee to be sold at auction

Former U.S. President George W. Bush (L) awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom to novelist Harper Lee (C) in the East Room of the White House, November 5, 2007.
 
03 Jun 2015
An archive of six typewritten letters by "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee could sell for up to $250,000 when it goes under the hammer this month, Christie's auction house said on Tuesday.   The letters were...
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Al-Seera Al-Hilaliya museum opened in Qena

Abdel Rahman el-Abnudi
31 May 2015
Culture Minister Abdel Wahed al-Nabawy opened on Saturday Al-Seera Al-Hilaliya museum in Abnoud village, Qena in anniversary of 40 days since death of prominent poet Abdel Rahman al-Abnoudy.   A mass of media professionals and family...
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Top US selling-book list

A pile of books
29 May 2015
"The Girl on the Train" ousted James Patterson's "14th Deadly Sin" from the No. 1 spot on the U.S. bestsellers list on Thursday. Data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent...
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