The Los Angeles Review of Books looks at the rediscovery of the novelist John Williams, whose book, Stoner, has become a surprise global bestseller.
News, announcements and interesting information about international book publishing, authors, digital developments, and more.
On winning the 2014 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, Ursula K. Le Guin called on authors to remember the art of writing, not just the commercial value.
National Readathon Day encourages readers to sit with a book on Saturday, January 24th to help raise money for literacy efforts in the United States.
The November 2014 selection of self-published book reviews from BlueInk Review includes paranormal fiction, young adult fiction, self-help and health.
China’s crack down “slash fiction” and pornographic graphic novels hasn’t stifled the flow of material or its popularity.
The Bookseller notes that HarperCollins Australia and Kobo have teamed with two indie Australian booksellers to sell print and digital titles together.
Richard Flanagan and Haruki Murakami head the shortlist for this year’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award, given out by The Literary Review in the UK.
The UK retail chain Sainsbury’s has opened voting for its eBooks of the Year prize, with several international names shortlisted.
BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, reviews its top books for October 2014.
Haruki Murakami is the first Japanese author to win the Welt Literature Prize of 10,000 euros. Join our reading group to discuss Murakami’s literary works.