A translation of the Old English poem Beowulf by author JRR Tolkien is to be published for the first time, nearly nine decades after it was completed.
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has won the US National Critics Book Prize for her novel Americanah.
American writer George Saunders won the 40,000 pound ($67,000) Folio Prize for literature on Monday with his humorous and disturbing short-story collection “Tenth of December.”
Tony Robinson (known for presenting Time Team and – for retro TV fans – his role as Baldrick in historical comedy Blackadder) has beaten off the competition to win himself […]
Mental health nurse Nathan Filer has won Britain’s Costa Book Award for his saga of schizophrenia, “The Shock of the Fall.”
Nathan Filer still does the odd Sunday shift as a registered mental health nurse, although they may well become less frequent after his debut novel – originally the subject of […]
One of the Four Ancient Books of Wales has appeared online for the first time, the last of them to go live. The 13th Century Book of Aneirin, owned by […]
He is one of Romania’s greatest writers, but his work couldn’t be found in bookstores. Now, they are finally getting their place back on the shelf.
A book telling the story of the hunt for the elusive Higgs boson has won the 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize.
The winners of the 64th annual National Book Awards were announced at a ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The fiction prize went to James McBride for […]