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In a 2005 lecture at King's College London, before an audience of scholars and practitioners in literature and medicine, physician and editor-in-chief of The Lancet Richard Horton called for a new literature of public health for the current global era.
Over the years, the BYU Symposium on Books for Young Readers has played host to some the industry's brightest stars.
Provence is a region of France that has been the most romanticized in travel literature and it is where most local and international tourists flock to for the moderate climate, the scenic coast, the museums and history, Cannes film festival, easy access to Monaco, and the food and wine.
Every year in July, writers and readers of fiction gather for Readercon , in Burlington, MA.
BOOKSTORES AND LIBRARIES CAN DIVIDE up their books however they want, but there are really only two important categories: boy books and girl books.
We tend to have a lot invested in the habit that a piece of music is taken in in a single stretch.
After compiling a list of the most essential LGBT movies , The Advocate is pitting the top 32 entries against one another in a series of one-on-one face-offs.
This should not be a surprise to anyone - I've already written about her love for mysteries, some of them surprisingly racy - but looking back it's something of a shock to realize that she probably read a book every week or two.
Malorie Blackman appeals for a better ethnic mix of authors and characters and the illustrator Quentin Blake comes to the rescue Chris Green is Senior Reporter at The Independent.
The 2014 Talking Volumes lineup includes literary heavy hitters in a rich variety of topic areas, from the history of God to the role of literature in a democracy.
The Bosnian novelist and journalist talks about growing up in wartime, Yugoslav pop, and why Bosnia needs to move on.
Jules Massenet's opera Werther is a tragic romance based on Goethe's autobiographical novel The Sorrows of Young Werther , the epitome of the Sturm und Drang Romantic movement in German literature.
On Saturday, July 12th at 2 p.m. Rose Senehi will visit City Lights Bookstore to present her latest novel, Dancing on Rocks.
Starting her writing career while serving a 10 1/2 prison sentence, and receiving advice from prison mate Martha Stewart, the official queen of street literature Wahida Clark is not putting the pencil down anytime soon.
Saving Houdini, the dust-jacket flap tells us, is Michael Redhill's first book for young readers.
Despite all the hype surrounding this year's high-brow best-seller, Capital In The 21st Century by Left-wing French economist Thomas Piketty, a survey has revealed that more than a quarter of those who picked up the 685-page tome never got past page 26, and only just over 2 percent of readers finished it.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:15 am
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