The National Book Foundation also announces winners in poetry and young people's literature.
the Swedish Academy calls her work chronicling Soviet life "a monument to suffering and courage in our time."
"Between the World and Me" is among a list of candidates revealed Wednesday.
It's "disappointing and frankly shameful" to see the book industry exploit Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman," says the owner of Brilliant Books.
The critic, author and one of the 'great cultural middle-men of the 20th century' speaks to Nicholas Shakespeare.
The Guardian and The Wall Street Journal have published the first chapter of Harper Lee's second novel.
The prize goes out every other year to a living author whose work is widely available in English, whether written that way or translated.
The Future Library project will collect a story a year until 2114, when they will all be published.
Rowling's next novel, 'Career of Evil,' will be released this fall.
South Africans see the new 'Daily Show' host as a source of pride and hope.
At a Brooklyn Academy of Music event, the two famous authors wield words and imaginary swords.
The French nationalist leader reportedly had assigned reading from a tutor to appear more cultured.
The book is titled 'What Pet Should I Get' and was discovered by the late author's widow.
Gates Foundation recruits Pulitzer-winning writer, Academy Award-winning filmmaker and others for vaccination campaign.
On the occasion of Harper Lee's long-awaited second novel, read our 1961 story on the acclaimed author.
This is the first novel published by the reclusive author since the 1960 classic 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'
Shouts and murmurs at the Jaipur Literary Festival.