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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
White House reveals Obama's summer reading list As US President Barack Obama lounged with his family on a Massachusetts beach, the White House released a list of six books that he took on vacation.
14 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
Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Spain and Justo Jorge Padron. Photo courtesy of Facebook.com Padron's The Circles of Hell translated into Kazakh Spanish poet Justo Jorge Padron’s poignant The Circles of Hell has been translated into the Kazakh language.
13 мая 2015
 Yuriy Serebryanskiy. Photo from personal archives Almaty born writer Serebryanskiy wins Russian Award Writer Yuriy Serebryanskiy has become the winner of the Russian Award for the second time.
28 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/Ints Kalnins London pays homage to immortal myth of Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes never existed but his fictional address of 221B Baker Street still receives a steady flow of letters addressed to the famously intuitive detective.
17 октября 2014
Australian author Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker Prize Novelist Richard Flanagan said he was ashamed to be Australian after winning the Man Booker Prize for his book "The Narrow Road to the Deep North".
15 октября 2014
Patrick Modiano of France wins Nobel Literature Prize Patrick Modiano, a historical novelist haunted by France's painful experience of Nazi occupation and his own childhood wounds, won the Nobel Literature Prize.
09 октября 2014
The Almaty Symphonic Orchestra under Marat Bisengaliev will present Abai and Shakarim World premier of Abai and Shakarim suites in Carnegie Hall in November The world premier of the Abai and Shakarim suites will open at Carnegie Hall in New York on November 12, 2014.
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
Photo © Ruslan Shakabayev eBooks on the go: Reading Semei campaign to foster love for books Librarians of the Abai Library in Semey have decided to foster love for reading through free eBooks.
07 июля 2014
Photo courtesy of hdwallpapersbase.com Letters shed light on 'Gone with the Wind' It's not that Margaret Mitchell didn't give a damn whether Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler would ever get back together again in "Gone with the Wind."
24 июня 2014
Abulkhayir Khan. Photo courtesy of e-center.asia Kazakh Khan through the eyes of a British traveler An English translation of historically significant John Castle’s diary about his travels to the Kazakh Steppe is in preparation in the UK.
27 мая 2014
Photo © RIA Novosty Kazakhstani writer Ilya Odegov wins Russian Award Almaty based-writer Ilya Odegov won the Russian Award in Flash Fiction category with his short story “Timur and his summer”.
23 апреля 2014

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