1 hr ago | Foster's Daily Democrat
The Music Hall in downtown Portsmouth will be the go-to place for summer entertainment! Find out why the Miami Herald calls Portsmouth "New England's most appealing city" - with an unprecedented variety of authors, comics, concerts, and cinema coming to The Music Hall in June, July, and August.
2 hrs ago | Korea Herald
Korean-born American writer Maija Rhee Devine was just getting ready to study abroad after graduating from the English literature program at Sogang University in Seoul, when a family secret that had been buried all of her 20-something years suddenly burst into open: Her parents were not her biological parents.
6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Acclaimed poet, writer and painter Albert Wendt was once the angry young man of Pacific literature.
From the Edinburgh world writers' conference in Saint-Malo, a speech on art, writing and reality from the French-Afghan author and film-maker Atiq Rahimi In a major book of Persian literature called Memorial of the Saints , written in the 13th century, the great poet Farid Ud-din Attar explains that, one day, a young disciple asked his master what ... (more)
Dylan Dethier, author of coming-of-age memoir "18 in America: A Young Golfer's Epic Journey to Find the Essence of the Game." College student Dylan Dethier wrote the coming-of-age memoir '18 in America: A Young Golfer's Epic Journey to Find the Essence of the Game.' Dylan Dethier came of age on a year-long trip to play golf in each of the Lower 48 ... (more)
More than 500 authors will compete for attention at BookExpo America, the annual three-day trade show that opens May 30 in New York for 20,000 publishers, booksellers, librarians, agents and readers.
Author of best sellers Eat, Pray, Love and Committed Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction in October with her novel The Signature of All Things, described as 'a sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the Elizabeth Gilbert, author of best sellers Eat, Pray, Love and Committed , returns to fiction in October with The Signature of All Things , ... (more)
Whether your summer destination is the beach, the mountains or the same old routine, these top new YA titles will help entertain you through the season.
Robin Roberts, who has been through so much in the past year, announced this morning she'll tell her story in a book.
Confirming rumors, Barnes & Noble's Kahala Mall bookstore will close when its lease expires in January 2014.
A homeschooling mother of three, Alana Terry penned her debut Christian novel The Beloved Daughter and went on to win second place in the Women of Faith writing contest.
A Portsmouth resident's 1993 hypertext novel will be studied under a National Endowment for the Humanities grant awarded to the Electronic Literature Organization , the group announced on their Web site last Friday.
While in Cluj to be awarded the doctor honoris causa degree of the Babes-Bolyai University, Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa continued the public dialogue started eight years ago with his Romanian publisher, philosopher Gabriel Liceanu.
Music is filled with surprises. For every good-looking rebel working diligently to bring sexy back, there's a bookish nerd sitting in a dim corner furiously scribbling esoteric poetry in a lyrics journal.
The 35-year-old American has already played poets Allen Ginsberg and Hart Crane .
Recently. as a requirement for a literature symposium. I was forced to read a number of "great" late 19th Century short stories, most of which were far from great, much less enjoyable.
Coco Ramazani's life is the subject of the book "Tell This to My Mother." The Manchester woman, who escaped from a military camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is HIV-positive and wants to get her story out before she dies.
"I retired several years ago from teaching high school. I still sub. On Monday I was supposed to supervise peer editing of a research paper on the Industrial Revolution.