A literary festival provides a forum for a debate on the future direction of Pakistan.
At a Brooklyn Academy of Music event, the two famous authors wield words and imaginary swords.
The bestselling crime novelist has teamed with an ex-'Wire' producer to make a quality cop show, but the specter of recent police shootings haunts 'Bosch.'
A look at the modest life of erotica's surprising savior.
The author's great niece explores her lighter side by re-reading her letters and diaries
Friends, family and colleagues remember the "Father of the Pill" as a writer and teacher who occasionally liked to rap.
This is the first novel published by the reclusive author since the 1960 classic 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'
Truman Capote's reporting and researching on a family's brutal murder created a new era of journalism.
Shouts and murmurs at the Jaipur Literary Festival.
A novel lost among the Russian writer's notes was discovered in 2012, and will be published for the first time in 2015.
Louise Glück, Evan Osnos and Jacqueline Woodson were also winners at the National Book Foundation's annual awards.
In 1926, the crime novelist Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days causing a media frenzy – but no one knows why
Modiano wrote often about the Nazi occupation of France and such subjects as memory, identity and time
The shortcomings of Joseph O'Neill's latest novel, "The Dog," mirror those of the Obama administration
A star reporter's posthumous novel charts the decline of print journalism from the vantage point of a newsweekly that may seem familiar
Gordimer was an uncompromising moralist who became one of the most powerful voices against the injustice of apartheid
More from Sean Elder's interview with Alan Furst, author Midnight in Europe, the latest in his bestselling Night Soldiers series.