The Los Angeles Review of Books looks at the rediscovery of the novelist John Williams, whose “Stoner” has become a surprise global bestseller.
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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.
Nicaraguan writer and editor Sergio Ramírez (b. 1942) has won the $250,000 Carlos Fuentes Prize for Literary Creation in the Spanish Language.
The Sharjah International Book Fair is focused on forging cultural connections and fighting Muslim extremism through books.
Anna Kelly, an editor at Hamish Hamilton, reflects on her discoveries in Mexican literature during a recent trip to Mexico sponsored by the British Council.
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.
Congolese writer Alain Mabanckou discusses his work and how immigrating to America impacted his writing.
Granta Finland launched a new issue at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair: Best of Young Finnish Novelists, published by Otava. We talk with editor Aleksi Pöyry about it.
World Literature Today asked 25 writers to nominate the one book that had the most influence on their writing or way of seeing the world.
Glas, a Russian publisher of contemporary fiction, recently suspended operations due to struggling book sales and changing literary tastes.