Irish author's anorexia relapse book leads new wave of young adult fiction
Irish author's anorexia relapse book leads new wave of young adult fiction

With her positive messages and dark themes, Louise O’Neill is leading a new wave of young adult fiction that appeals to…

Stephen King's new moving novel
Stephen King's new moving novel

Almost 30 years later, Morris Bellamy, the pasty-skinned, red-lipped villain of King's new novel, Finders Keepers, takes…

When two cultures confront or bend
When two cultures confront or bend

What a versatile chap Greg McGee is. Writer of Foreskin's Lament, one of New Zealand's most emblematic plays; pseudo-nymous…

Engineer's thriller questions real-life
Engineer's thriller questions real-life

Engineer Paul Hardisty, a veteran of working in developing nations, has set his first thriller in Yemen. It’s a novel which…

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Laurence Fishburne to star in Roots miniseries remake
Laurence Fishburne to star in Roots miniseries remake

Laurence Fishburne is joining the Roots miniseries remake. A&E Networks said that Fishburne will…

Israeli court rules Kafka works to go to National Library

An Israeli court has stripped an Israeli family of a collection of Franz Kafka manuscripts, ruling that they be transferred…

Nobel winner Vargas Llosa confirms new romance

Nobel-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa has reportedly confirmed his romantic involvement with Isabel Preysler, the former…

US court - Apple violated antitrust law on e-book prices

Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010…

What to do when kids bully their parents
What to do when kids bully their parents

There's a difference in parenting between a little backtalk and kids actually bullying their grown-ups. Yes…

Gravity author drops lawsuit against Warners

Author Tess Gerritsen has dropped her lawsuit against Warner Brothers over similarities between the 2013 film Gravity …

'Ungrateful hua' comments cleared

Sean Plunket's comments describing Eleanor Catton as an "ungrateful hua" and a "traitor" were not in breach of broadcasting…

Fifty Shades Q&A turns dark

A Twitter Q&A session has gone horribly wrong for Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James, with fans posing questions like…

New Harry Potter adventure

Harry Potter is going to have a new adventure - one that takes him from page and screen to stage. Author J.K. Rowling has…

Anthony Doerr wins Carnegie Medal for fiction
Anthony Doerr wins Carnegie Medal for fiction

Readers and critics love Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See . And so do librarians. Doerr's…

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