Hosseini, whose previous books have sold tens of millions of copies, approached his latest novel in a stylistically different manner than "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns."
Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy’s presence in the Man Booker International Prize 2013 shortlist has sent Indian interest soaring in the run-up to the announcement of the winner in London on May 22.
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.
Four of the five writers shortlisted for this year's Caine Prize for African Writing are from Nigeria, a first for the prestigious award, organisers revealed Wednesday.
Early reviews of Dan Brown's fast-paced fourth book in "The Da Vinci Code" series labelled it a "clunky" page-turner that will nevertheless delight his fans.
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.
The lonely neurotic at the center of Nathaniel Rich's comically bleak novel, "Odds Against Tomorrow," is nervous for a reason. The recently graduated "quant" is good with numbers and not so good with people, prompting him to come up with probabilities for all kinds of worst-case scenarios in his spare time.
Following Iain Banks' diagnosis with cancer, new novel "The Quarry" will be published June 25 (June 20 in the UK), and its main character Guy is also dying of cancer.
Rose creates an enticing thriller based on French writer Victor Hugo's reaction to the death of his 19-year-old daughter, Didine. Hugo initiates seances in the hope of contacting her.
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.