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Sue Townsend. Photo courtesy of Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend dies aged 68: son Sue Townsend, the British author responsible for the multi-million selling Adrian Mole series documenting the hum-drum life of an awkward teenager, has died aged 68, her son told the BBC on Friday.
11 апреля 2014
Former mental health nurse wins Britain's Costa prize Debut author Nathan Filer won Britain's Costa Book Award on Tuesday for his novel "The Shock of the Fall", which draws on his experience as a mental health nurse.
29 января 2014
©Reuters/Beck Diefenbach Authors Guild appeals ruling in Google Books case The Authors Guild is appealing a US judge's decision in a long-running case that cleared legal obstacles for Google's massive book-scanning project, court documents showed Monday.
31 декабря 2013
Oscar Hijuelos. Photo courtesy of US prize-winning 'Mambo Kings' author dead at 62 - report Oscar Hijuelos, the Cuban-American author best known for his Pulitzer-prize winning novel "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love," died in New York age 62.
15 октября 2013
Gatsby star treads in Fitzgerald's footsteps When Leonardo DiCaprio, the star of the latest big screen adaptation of "The Great Gatsby", arrives at the Cannes Film Festival this week, he will be following in the footsteps of author F. Scott Fitzgerald.
14 мая 2013
Writers must take on political issues: China's Mo Yan Chinese author Mo Yan, some of whose works have cast an unflattering eye on official policy, said after winning the literature Nobel that it was a writer's duty to spotlight political and social issues.
13 октября 2012
Hezbollah warns US over film as toll rises Hezbollah warned of "very dangerous" global repercussions if an anti-Islam film is released in its entirety, as a fatwa was issued against the film's producer who has gone into hiding with his family.
18 сентября 2012
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