Britain marks 200th anniversary of novelist Jane Austen's death

Britain marks 200th anniversary of novelist Jane Austen's death

Britain marked the 200th anniversary of novelist Jane Austen's death on Tuesday with a series of events, including the unveiling of a statue of the writer and the issue of new coins and banknotes.

Turkey court frees detained novelist Asli Erdogan

Turkey court frees detained novelist Asli Erdogan

An Istanbul court on Thursday ordered the release of novelist Asli Erdogan in her trial on terror propaganda charges after over four months behind bars, reports and a friend said.

Hungarian Nobel Literature Prize winner Imre Kertesz dies

Hungarian Nobel Literature Prize winner Imre Kertesz dies

Hungarian novelist and Auschwitz survivor Imre Kertesz, winner of the 2002 Nobel Literature Prize, died on Thursday at the age of 86 after a long illness, the state news agency MTI reported, citing his publisher.