Award-winning author James Salter, who completed his last full-length book more than 30 years ago, has released a new novel that chronicles a life drawn from many of his own experiences.
Electronic publishing is allowing authors to be more creative and the best ones are successfully blending video and online content with traditional text, says cult writer Irvine Welsh.
Paul Theroux said his literary goodbye to Africa at a train station in Luanda, Angola, five decades after he first visited the continent as a Peace Corps volunteer.
Bestselling author Haruki Murakami said Monday that writing a novel is like descending to a very dark second basement of your psyche, when you are not even sure where the corridors are.
The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird has filed a lawsuit to re-secure the copyright to it.
Mystery shadows "A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea", a novel about a girl growing up in rural post-revolutionary Iran while dreaming about her identical twin sister and the wonderful life she must be leading in the United States - if she is alive at all.
He is the king of mass market thrills who likes to needle readers with tales of high intrigues and edgy "masala" potboilers. He has a massive young fan base in India, where all his books are sold as special Indian editions.
A book penned by a dozen young parliamentarians has done what endless debates and discussions in Parliament could not — devising a roadmap and vision to tackle the challenges the country faces.
Fred Waitzkin talked to Reuters about his new book and why his first novel is only coming out as he nears his 70th birthday.
Newcomer Taiye Selasi and established best-seller Zadie Smith have been named to Granta magazine's list of best young British novelists - a once-a-decade roster with a reputation for predicting literary stars.
Like his international best seller The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho's new novel weaves a story that takes place in the past while the ideas it explores, he says, are more relevant than ever to the present.
The idea of using the mechanics of the self-help genre to tell the story of someone who successfully overcomes his origins came to Hamid three years after he began working on the book that eventually took six years to write. Manjula Narayan
Stephenie Meyer admits that the initial success of her vampire novels took her aback; says she’s been more involved with the making of an upcoming film
As more people read Indian writers' books, there's a rush by budding writers and big and small publishers to ride on these highly experimental times and stories that connect, writes Anita Sharan
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Amish Tripathi won a record signing amount, but the genre of commercial writers is also growing. Here's the new breed of easy-to-read bestsellers, writes Furquan Ameen Siddiqui