Erik Larson's next book tells a story he knows has been heard before.
Some of us love self-help books because they tell us what we want to hear. But they are often far removed from reality. At least I have found them to be so, I told my friend (college teacher) who suggested one such book.
Hollywood likes to turn to the book world to look for inspiration for future blockbusters, however, this idea is not always the best one.
It’s a fact that reading habits and tastes in reading material are as diverse as the people who read them. Some people like a good fiction while others like to read books about history, leadership, biographies or about self-improvement. Is one category of books declining in sales whilst another is rising?
Paule Marshall was an exuberant and sharpened storyteller who drew upon classic and vernacular literature and her mother's kitchen conversations for such fiction as "Brown Girl, Brownstones," ''Daughters" and "Praisesong for the Widow."
Celebrated author Ruskin Bond on Wednesday released his latest book "Words From My Window -- A Journal" amid his young admirers from the Shriram Millennium School here and other prominent schools of the National Capital Region.
What a noble deed by the ruler of Sharjah to allocate such a lot of money towards enriching Sharjah’s libraries with the latest publications. This story made my day.
The creative writing session by authors Ruth Paul and Juliette MacIver at Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival must have been very interesting (“NZ authors give tips on creativity,” April 20, Gulf Today).
From a schoolgirl who fights plastic pollution to real-life heroines, 800 Indonesian women are telling stories to change beliefs about girls, the project's organiser said on Tuesday.