Over 250 authors have protested against a German organisation's move to withdraw its decision to confer an award to Pakistani-origin British author Kamila Shamsie over her support for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.
Hundreds of Moscow residents flocked to an open-air book fair in Red Square though some publishing houses opted to stay away as city authorities keep most coronavirus restrictions in place.
Celebrating the Emirate of Sharjah as World Book Capital City, a four-day book fair offering over a million used books will start from Feb.26-29 held at the Palm Gardens, Khalid Lake.
Nigerian novelist and poet Lola Shoneyin was at #BookTalks at Al Rawi Café in Sharjah discussing her multiple award-winning debut novel, The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, which explores the structure and effects of polygamy in Nigeria.
A Twitter post has divided the internet after the user revealed that he cuts long books in half to make them more portable.
After Hollywood stars like Daniel Radcliffe and Eddie Redmayne read out a chapter from JK Rowling's popular "Harry Potter" book series, actress Alia Bhatt has ushered the trend in Bollywood.
Illustrator Axel Scheffler worked with Graham Medley of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to produce a free digital book for 5 to 9-year-olds about how to cope with the outbreak.
No way to tour the country, Anika Orrock promotes and celebrates the publication of her first book, based on the women pros popularized by the movie "A League of Their Own.”
"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has donated 1 million pounds ($1.25 million) to help victims of domestic abuse and homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic after recovering from the virus herself.
The judges of The 2020 International Booker Prize are inviting readers, writers and the literary and translation community to the digital announcement of this year’s shortlist at 12 midday BST (4pm UAE time) on 2 April 2020.