Personal tragedy haunts the hard-boiled novels that are turning top cop Omar Shahid Hamid into one of Pakistan's most popular English-language authors.
For nearly two decades Hamid has worn a badge in Karachi, the mega port city on the Arabian Sea that for years was rife with vicious political and extremist violence.
Camilleri spent much of his life working as a theatre director, screenwriter and teacher, only becoming a successful and highly prolific writer from his late 60s.
Hollywood likes to turn to the book world to look for inspiration for future blockbusters, however, this idea is not always the best one.
Habib Yousuf Abdullah Al Sayegh, a renowned Emirati poet, author and intellectual, died on Tuesday. He was 64.
Condemning the Dortmund decision, Shamsie said on Twitter that "it is a matter of great sadness to me that a jury should bow to pressure and withdraw a prize from a writer who is exercising her freedom of conscience and freedom of expression."
Habib Al Sayegh was the Secretary-General of the General Union of Arab Writers and Editor-in-Chief of Arabic language daily Al-Khaleej.
Your search for a great novel ends right here with this round-up featuring crime thrillers, literary pieces, popular fiction, and historical works.
Nalin Verma, a veteran journalist from Bihar who does not need introduction after his famous book ‘Gopalganj to Raisina: My Political Journey’, has penned another book ‘Greatest Folk Tales of Bihar’.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, honoured Lebanese author and critic Dr Yumna Al Eid (also known as (Hikmat Sabbagh), as the ‘Cultural Personality of the Year’ during the inaugural ceremony of SIBF 2019 on Wednesday.