Ethiopian noblewoman Walatta Petros fought to stop the spread of Roman Catholicism, possibly fell in love with a nun and was elevated to sainthood
Owner of Morioka Shoten in Tokyo says the strategy adds up to a dedicated exhibition for each volume it sells.
Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's essay is now being distributed in Swedish to high-school pupils.
Campaigners say move to pull award-winning writer Jonathan Safran Foer’s novel Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close raises constitutional concerns.
Correspondence between Tolkien and the late and acclaimed illustrator gives further details about the sometimes thorny relationship between the two.
Belarussian Svetlana Alexievich has won the Nobel prize for literature for her thousands of oral histories that map the implosion of the Soviet Union.
A leading author has railed against gender specific literature for children and adults, calling it brainwashing.
The United States president will present the novelist with the highest award for artists given by the US government.
A 8 000-word story by F Scott Fitzgerald has been discovered in the archives of Princeton University.
Harper Lee’s lawyer, Tonja Carter, says there may be a third novel by Lee.