I was depressed for days. But I am purely delighted to report that he has written one, and that it is a marvel well worth the wait. Which is good, because you’ll have to wait a little longer.
The delicately drawn picture book, about a young, ginger-haired boy who builds a snowman that magically comes to life, was transformed into an animated film in 1982.
Based on Flynt’s notes from dozens of visits with Lee over a decade before her death in 2016, the book is like sitting on a porch and hearing tales of Lee’s childhood and family in rural Alabama, her later life in New York and everything in between.
The British writer Salman Rushdie, who was attacked in the United States in August, lost sight in one of his eyes and paralyzed his hand, as well as other injuries, according to what his agent indicated in a statement released to the media.
Judges panel chair Frank Wynne said the novel "has an exuberance and a life and a power and a passion which the world can do with right now".
In addition to being awarded $50,000, funding will be provided for the English translation of Bread on Uncle Milad’s Table, and Mohamed Alnaas can expect to see an increase in book sales and international recognition.
Google has paid homage to Bano Qudsia, one of Pakistan’s most well-known novelists and playwrights, on the occasion of her birthday through a doodle.
The 14th edition of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature drew to a close on Sunday after an 11-day extravaganza featuring more than 180 authors from 47 countries, and the biggest-ever presence of home-grown talent.
The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has announced the opening of registrations for grants under its Children’s Book Makers Platform (Ufuq).
The final day of the first weekend at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature was packed with children, as children’s author superstar David Walliams had two sold out sessions diving into his Mega Monster and Gangster Granny Strikes Again stories.