Dressed in yellow from head-to-toe, Abu Zakkour is hailed as part of the “heritage” of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, along with its mediaeval citadel and its ancient covered markets.
Hundreds of Margaret Atwood fans in Britain and the United States are to queue at midnight for the first chance to buy the sequel to her best-selling dystopian novel "The Handmaid's Tale."
A Roman Catholic school in Tennessee has banished JK Rowling's universally popular series of Harry Potter novels from its library shelves after its pastor took exception to their portrayal of magic
Two previous winners, Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie, were shortlisted on Tuesday for the booker Prize for the best English-language fiction to be awarded in October.
If you’re sometimes suspicious of novels-in-translation, wondering if you’re getting the voice of the original writer or the translator, then “The Translator’s Bride” may be for you.
The book is organized by the four seasons, with recipes for asparagus, peas and leeks in the spring chapter; heirloom tomatoes, corn and squash in the summer chapter; Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes for fall, and turnips, beets and onions in winter.
The last in the series — which kicked off in 2005 with "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" — is a tale of political scandal, death, power games, and lashings of Nordic noir.
Kayla Alexander loved to draw since she was a child, when she was inspired by a patient teacher.
He may be one of the world's most famous musicians, but Paul McCartney is also just a regular grandfather - and that is the experience he draws on for his new children's book "Hey Grandude!."