Arundhati Roy, George Saunders on Man Booker longlist

LONDON, July 27 — The first novel in 20 years by Booker Prize-winner Arundhati Roy and the debut novel by George Saunders are among the 13-strong longlist for the Man Booker Prize. Paul...

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Chinese writers navigate censors to earn cash via apps

BEIJING, July 27 ― When outspoken professor Qiao Mu posted his resignation letter on a popular Chinese messaging app, sympathetic readers tapped their phone screens to send him money, leaving...

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34 Malaysian book titles nominated for the beauty and the book award 2017

PUTRAJAYA, July 26 — A total of 34 book titles of various genre published in Malaysia have been nominated for The Beauty and The Book Award 2017” that are the choice of readers for the...

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George RR Martin hints at new book release for 2018

NEW YORK, July 25 — Game of Thrones creator George RR Martin has hinted that his long-awaited next instalment in the Song of Ice and Fire novel series could hit shelves as early as...

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Summer beach reads: Young adult novels

NEW YORK, July 25 — Lazy summer days are ahead, and the avid readers among us — including those of the younger generation — will be looking to spend them with a beloved book in hand. From...

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