December 11 2013 Latest news:
Nobel Prize-winning author and author of The Golden Notebook, Doris Lessing, has died at her home in London aged 94.
Campaigner and schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, has said conflict-ridden countries should swap guns for pens and fight only about educating their children.
Fans of Bridget Jones can today get their latest update on the life of the world’s most famous singleton.
Almost three quarters of people prefer to take physical books rather than eReaders on holiday, a survey by Heathrow Airport has found.
We all know the stories of Cinderella and Rapunzel and Rumpelstiltskin, but how many of us have read the original versions of them? Or at least, the versions recorded by the Brothers Grimm in one of their editions of Children’s and Household Tales?
A biography about former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has topped a list of summer reading by Tory MPs.
The third annual Bookstockstreet festival is back in east London this August bank holiday Sunday, and it’s gone nautical.
Artist and film-maker Sam Taylor-Johnson has signed up to direct the movie version of literary phenomenon Fifty Shades Of Grey.
The author of Bring Up The Bodies was denied an historic treble of book awards last night as US novelist AM Homes picked up this year’s £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction.
The new Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman said she will use her position to champion public libraries and campaign against ‘short-sighted’ closures.
Birdsong author Sebastian Faulks will celebrate the official opening of The Woolwich Centre tonight.