The much-anticipated new novel by Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman, has gone on sale around the world.
Leopold Blue, a coming-of-age story set in South Africa, has won the 2015 Branford Boase Award for an outstanding debut children’s novel.
JK Rowling has announced her Harry Potter stage play will open in London’s West End next year. Called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, it will tell the “untold part” […]
Acclaimed Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura has been awarded Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for literature.
Fans of the original “Star Wars” trilogy (circa 1977-1983) have something to look forward to in addition to the Dec. 18 release of “The Force Awakens.” Disney-Lucasfilm Press will release […]
Increasing numbers of UK schoolchildren are choosing to read in their spare time, with six in 10 having a favourite work of fiction, research suggests.
A book about a penguin who flies to the tropics with the aid of a kite has been named the overall winner of the 2015 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize.