WHEN WE SPEAK OF BOOKS, we mostly speak of them as one of two things: an object, made up of surfaces and contours and textures, or as a vehicle for ideas. We rarely pause to consider the interior design of a book, unless of course it is a book that draws attention with smart graphic […]
America’s only living Nobel Prize-winning novelist, Toni Morrison, offers her 11th novel, God Help The Child.
Meryl Streep has funded a screenwriters lab for women writers over 40, to be run by New York Women in Film and Television and IRIS, a collective of women filmmakers, deadline June 1.
Literature lovers lined their stomachs with a three-course lunch in Tingley before stomaching a dollop of political and historical insight from Morley Literature Festival’s guest author.
Hard to believe that in 2013 some people are still trying to keep students from reading certain books. Not by writing unflattering reviews or saying nasty things at the water cooler, but by calling for bans of books they find objectionable, even if they haven’t read them.
The 5th edition of the Istanbul Tanpınar Literature Festival (ITEF) will be held this year between Oct. 30 and Nov. 10 on the theme of “City and Game.” Sixty-one writers from 15 countries will join the event.
Tony Mochama , a.k.a Smitta , who is a columnist for the Standard Media Group has been announced as the winner of this year’s Burt Award for Literature.
Scientists have proclaimed that reading high-brow literature produces greater empathy than reading chick-lit.