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Serbia gives award to 2019 Nobel Literature winner Handke

May 10, 2021 10:16 am BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbia on Sunday honoured 2019 Nobel Literature Prize winner Peter Handke, who is known for his apologist views over Serbia's nationalist policies...

Bosnia Serbs honour controversial Nobel Literature winner

May 7, 2021 12:01 pm BANJA LUKA, Bosnia — Bosnian Serbs on Friday honoured the controversial 2019 Nobel Literature Prize winner Peter Handke, who is known for his apologist views...

TV’s growth is a boon for ‘diverse voices’ among novelists

May 7, 2021 12:01 pm LOS ANGELES — Growing up an avid reader, Kwana Jackson knew where to look for romance novels with Black characters: Segregated in the “African American...

3 romance novels by Stacey Abrams to be reissued

May 4, 2021 8:16 am NEW YORK — Nothing like a prominent life in public service to help your other career as a romance novelist. At least that's the case for...

Tanya Talaga doc ‘Spirit to Soar’ details ongoing colonial oppression in Canada

April 28, 2021 4:11 pm TORONTO — Four years after her acclaimed book "Seven Fallen Feathers" explored the deaths of Indigenous teens in Thunder Bay, Ont., journalist Tanya Talaga has...

Rare Raymond Chandler essay includes writing, office tips

April 22, 2021 8:31 am NEW YORK — Philip Marlowe, the most self-reliant of fictional detectives, had no boss and no one to boss around. His creator, Raymond Chandler, needed...

Novel about Vietnam veteran wins $5,000 William Colby prize

April 21, 2021 3:41 pm NEW YORK — A novel about a Marine's time in Vietnam and his struggles back home has won a $5,000 prize. Mark Treanor's “A Quiet...

Halifax author tackles notorious tale of N.S. family in new novel

April 21, 2021 1:06 pm Halifax author Becca Babcock's first novel, "One Who Has Been Here Before," is part of a recent resurgence of Atlantic gothic writing that subverts the...

Publisher pauses release of new Philip Roth biography

April 21, 2021 11:41 am NEW YORK — The publisher of a new, bestselling biography about Philip Roth has temporarily halted the book's shipping and promotion as its author, Blake...

Publisher won’t distribute book by officer from Taylor raid

April 16, 2021 10:06 am LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Louisville police officer who fired at Breonna Taylor after being shot during the deadly raid on Taylor's apartment is writing a...

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Diplomats: ASEAN waiting on Myanmar approval of envoy

August 2, 2021 11:46 pm MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asia’s top diplomats have tentatively chosen a special envoy to help deal with the violent...

Rapid virus spread through Indonesia taxes health workers

August 2, 2021 11:16 pm JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Irman Pahlepi is back at work in Jakarta's Dr. Suyoto public hospital, immediately resuming his duties...

Dating changed during the pandemic; apps are following suit

August 2, 2021 11:11 pm LONDON (AP) — Early in the coronavirus pandemic, Jennifer Sherlock went out with a few men she met through dating...