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Bogan, ranga, rurosexual added to Australian dictionary Heading Down Under where locals are "dry as a dead dingo's donger" and beachgoers don "budgie smugglers"?
25 августа 2016
Jamaican author Marlon James wins Man Booker Prize Jamaican author Marlon James won the Man Booker Prize for best novel for "A Brief History of Seven Killings", a re-telling of the attempted assassination of musician Bob Marley.
14 октября 2015
Photo courtesy of ©kinokadr.ru 'Twilight' marks 10th anniversary with a twist: a gender swap The hugely successful "Twilight" vampire romance series is marking its 10th anniversary with a twist -- a gender swap.
07 октября 2015
Fans flock to honour queen of crime fiction Agatha Christie Agatha Christie fans have descended on her hometown of Torquay on the English Riviera for the 125th anniversary of the murder master's birth.
16 сентября 2015
Haruki Murakami. ©Reuters/Generalitat de Catalunya/Handout Japan author Murakami releases latest book Popular Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami's new book has gone on sale, with a major domestic bookstore chain buying 90 percent of the initial print run in a direct challenge to online rivals.
11 сентября 2015
Millennium sequel hits bookstores as author admits 'total fear' The eagerly-awaited sequel to Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium crime trilogy hit store shelves in 25 countries.
27 августа 2015
Journalist Sergei Dorenko. ©RIA Novosti Ukraine bans dozens of 'fascist' Russian books Kiev's public relations war with Moscow scaled new heights as Ukraine released a list of prominent Russian reporters and authors whose books will be banned from sale.
13 августа 2015
Midnight openings for Harper Lee book launch Bookstores opened at midnight when copies of Harper Lee's eagerly awaited, but controversial second novel flew off the shelves more than half a century after the groundbreaking success of "To Kill a Mockingbird."
14 июля 2015
Rare Turing notebook sells for $1m in New York A long-lost notebook owned by British mathematician and World War II code breaker Alan Turing sold at auction in New York on Monday for $1 million.
14 апреля 2015
Sales of books on Islam rocket after France attacks Books on Islam are selling out in France after deadly extremist attacks in the capital raised uncomfortable questions about Europe's fastest-growing religion.
04 апреля 2015
Author George R.R. Martin has released a new excerpt from his highly-anticipated book The Winds Of Winter. ©REUTERS George R. R. Martin unveils new 'Game of Thrones' chapter Fantasy novelist George R. R. Martin has released a chapter from his upcoming next book in the series on which hit television show "Game of Thrones" is based.
04 апреля 2015
Orhan Pamuk, anxious observer of the new Turkey Submerged in his new novel, Turkey's Nobel prize laureate Orhan Pamuk gazes out over the city of Istanbul, the main protagonist of his books.
14 февраля 2015
©Reuters//Leonhard Foeger Hachette, Amazon end nasty feud with deal on book sales Publisher Hachette and Amazon ended an acrimonious feud over online book sales.
14 ноября 2014
Marvel unveils huge slate of new superhero films Marvel unveiled plans for a slate of new superhero films, expanding its already wildly successful comic book universe.
29 октября 2014
Amazon's might divides opinion at world's biggest book fair US online retail giant Amazon may be absent from the stands at the world's biggest book fair but it has still been at the heart of a heated debate.
11 октября 2014
New comic book stars Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg The life of billionaire Facebook executive and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg has been distilled into a 32-page comic book set for release this week.
23 сентября 2014
©Reuters Super price of $3.2 mln for first Superman comic book A near-flawless edition of the first book featuring cartoon hero Superman from June 1938 has fetched $3.2 million at auction.
26 августа 2014
Borrow a book and share your own. Photo © Vladimir Prokopenko Bookcrossing bird houses in Almaty parks: borrow your escape to wonderland Bird houses for bookcrossing have been installed in parks of Almaty, a large southern city of Kazakhstan.
13 августа 2014
Hachette pushes back after Amazon alleges price fixing‎ Hachette Book Group defended itself against accusations of pushing up prices for e-books amid a dispute with online retail giant Amazon.
11 августа 2014
George W. Bush writes bio of his US president dad Former US president George W. Bush has written a "personal biography" of his presidential father, said Crown publishers, which announced it will release the book in November.
31 июля 2014

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