From an increase in print sales to a book about Trayvon Martin, here’s the latest literary news.
From the the word of the year to an anthology on feminism, here's the latest literary news.
From the increase in hate crimes in public libraries to Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech, here are last week’s biggest literary headlines: In recent weeks, public libraries have seen a rise in hate crimes. Reported incidents include the defacement of books about Islam with racist language and imagery, anti-Semitic
From Trevor Noah’s recent memoir to a new novel from Paula Hawkins, here are this week’s biggest literary headlines: Trevor Noah, the host of The Daily Show, recently released his memoir Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood. As the child of a Xhosa mother and a Swiss-German father
From the passing of William Trevor to the auction of a handwritten poem by Anne Frank, here are this week’s biggest literary headlines: Irish writer William Trevor has passed away. The novelist, playwright, and short story writer won the Whitbread Prize three times and was short-listed for the Booker
From the National Book Award winners to Zadie Smith’s newest novel, here are last week’s biggest literary headlines: The 67th annual National Book Awards ceremony took place November 16. The winners included Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad for fiction, Ibram X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of
From PEN America’s response to the election of a new collection of poems by Johnny Cash, here are last week’s biggest literary headlines.
From the Shanghai Children’s Book Fair to the closing of the Barnes & Noble in the Bronx, here are last week’s biggest literary headlines: The Shanghai Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) will take place November 18-20 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Center. The CCBF is expecting more than 10,000 trade visitors,
From the Man Booker Prize winner to Stephen King’s new picture book, here are last week’s biggest literary headlines: Paul Beatty won the Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sellout following a unanimous decision by the judges. Beatty is the first American to win the prize, which was expanded
From the rise in attendance at the Frankfurt Book Fair to the research that names Christopher Marlowe as a co-author of Henry VI, here are last week's biggest literary headlines.