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In middle school, my English teacher assigned us a project that visually represented a scene from Mark Twain's 1876 novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer .
To celebrate the fifth series of the popular BBC One series The Great British Bake Off, leading independent online literature retailer the Book People is offering a range of top baking books at low prices.
It will open on National Poetry Day - Thursday, October 2 - when poet and novelist Jackie Kay will kick off the festival.
The Hargeisa Book Fair in Somaliland is hoping to revive the country's lapsed literary tradition.
Author Nina McConigley grew up in Wyoming as the daughter of an Irish father and an Indian mother - so she boasts a unique perspective on life in one of America's least racially diverse states.
They do this by printing the entire book in a style that appears artistic from a distance and completely readable close up.
By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.
Organized by the Turkmen Embassy, the German branch of the Humanitarian Association of Turkmens of the World and Yamrali Trading GmbH, the event brought together representatives of the public and business communities of Hamburg, writers and artists, as well as Turkmen expat communities living in Germany, Denmark, Finland and Sweden.
Even great writers can get lost among the ever-growing stacks and stacks of genre literature or fade from memory in the course of time.
Gothic is one of the most evocative words in art - it conjures visions of the dark and wild, the supernatural and the eerie.
Elizabeth Samet, a professor of English at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, visited Fort Benning Aug. 21 to share her views on preparation in the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.
Some scholars suggest that when Prospero spoke those words in Shakespeare's The Tempest , he was referring to the things that help create an illusion.
One of the main reasons I switched my major in college from English literature to psychology was that I was worried about making a living.
The children's laureate Malorie Blackman says she will not let "haters" silence her after an inaccurate headline on Sky News led to the author receiving a barrage of racist abuse on Twitter.
The Literary Tent has fast become a beacon of fascination for Picnickers drawn to Stradbally's Latin Quarter: the MindField Arena.
Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman has said she will not let 'haters silence me' after an inaccurate headline by Sky News led to a barrage of racist Twitter abuse towards the award-winning author.
Faith and bullying take center stage in the world of young adult literature with today's release of Rumble , the latest book from New York Times best-selling author Ellen Hopkins .
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:56 am
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