John le Carre, the British writer best known for his Cold War espionage novels ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ and ‘The Spy Who Came In From The Cold’, has died aged 89, his agent and family said Sunday.
They recount tales of Viking raids, Norse history, kings and gods: a priceless collection of mediaeval manuscripts, bequeathed by an Icelandic scholar to the University of Copenhagen in the 18th century ...
Omanis on Wednesday hailed writer Jokha Alharthi's "historical achievement" and praised her for bringing "honour" to their Gulf nation after she became the first Arab author to win the Man Booker International prize.
The Swedish Academy will be allowed to give the 2018 and 2019 Nobel literature prizes together after a scandal prevented last year's award, the head of the troubled literary body told a newspaper on Tuesday.
Sara Danius resigned Tuesday from the Swedish Academy that selects the Nobel Prize in Literature, almost a year after she was forced out as permanent secretary by a #MeToo scandal.
Five literary figures have been named temporary members of the Nobel Committee that awards the Nobel Prize in literature.
Japanese-born Kazuo Ishiguro has won the Nobel Prize for Literature for uncovering ‘the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world,’ the Swedish Academy said on Thursday ...