08 Oct 2015
Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich has won the Nobel Prize for Literature for her portrayal of life in the former Soviet Union which the Swedish Academy said was "a monument to suffering and courage in our time".
29 Sep 2015
Franco-Moroccan novelist Leïla Slimani won the Mamounia literary price for her novel "In the Garden of the Ogre", which delves into the topic of female sex addiction, reported France 24.
The novel tells the story of a...
17 Sep 2015
Agatha Christie fans have descended on her hometown of Torquay on the English Riviera for the 125th anniversary of the murder master's birth on Tuesday as the crime novel enjoys a global revival.
Simplicity is the key to her enduring...
11 Sep 2015
The fourth book in Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series is flying off the shelves in the US and will debut at the top of the New York Times best-seller list.
Despite being the first book in the series not penned by Larsson himself, the...
03 Sep 2015
Harry Potter's fictional son will be among the nervous British children making the move to big school this week, novelist J.K. Rowling has told fans in an announcement that made a generation of loyal readers feel old.
27 Aug 2015
The eagerly-awaited sequel to Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium crime trilogy hit store shelves in 25 countries on Thursday, as the author admitted he wrote the book in a manic depressive state.
Speaking to reporters just hours...
16 Jul 2015
Structured in prose poem-like paragraphs, "The Crocodiles" explores the relationship between literature and politics in Egypt through the lives of the members of a secret poets' society set up in Cairo in 1997.
12 Jul 2015
Fans hoping to get a glimpse of what HBO's "Game of Thrones" has in store for its anticipated next season were left in dark at San Diego's Comic-Con on Friday, as the cast kept tight-lipped on the fate of their characters...
08 Jul 2015
The world's best-known British spy is about to get his first on-going comic series in over two decades.
Set to be written by Warren Ellis, whose past works include the graphic novel RED (which became the Bruce Willis action film)...
05 Jul 2015
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg started his book club back in January, setting out to read a book every two weeks and inviting others to do the same. This week he revealed the club's latest title – while admitting that his...