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New Thomas Harris novel announced

Thomas Harris, the creator of Hannibal Lecter, announces his first book since 2006's Hannibal Rising. This New Thomas Harris novel will be his first...

Kuala Lumpur Named World Book Capital 2020 by UNESCO

The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, on the recommendation of the World Book Capital Advisory Committee, selected Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia,...

The Man Booker Prize Shortlist 2018 Announced

The Man Booker Prize shortlist 2018 was announced yesterday on September 20, 2018. The Prize for the winner will be £50,000.The six authors, Anna Burns, Esi Edugyan, Daisy Johnson, Rachel Kushner, Richard Powers, and Robin Robertson are shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

George Orwell Archive added to UNESCO Memory of the World Register

The George Orwell Archive also contains the first jottings of the most well-known words and phrases from his books; including 'War is Peace, Freedom is slavery, Ignorance is strength' from Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Lethal White: J K Rowling’s New Book Released

Lethal White is fourth book of the Cormoran Strike series released yesterday, on September 18,2018. J K Rowling publishes this series under the pen name Robert Galbraith. The Cormoran Strike series is classic contemporary crime fiction set in London, where Cormoran Strike, war veteran turned private detective, solves brutal murders with the help of his trusted assistant Robin Ellacott.

Murakami Withdrew Name From Alternative Nobel Prize for Literature

Haruki Murakami, the Japanese author, is being considered for the Nobel Prize for Literature. British author Kazuo Ishiguro had won this coveted prize last...

Fear: Trump In The White House released today

Fear: Trump in the White House is a non-fiction book by American journalist Bob Woodward about the presidency of Donald Trump and White House. The book is released...

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