In the Penguin Cup, writers from 16 countries are playing in imaginary match-ups.
"Werewolf erotica"? A history of race relations? The Bible? What should prisoners be reading – and does society have the right to decide for them?
Guilt may push us to finish a book – while e-readers make it only too easy to quit.
Nobel Prize laureate Herta Muller accuses Mo Yan of praising his country's censorship laws and calls his win 'a slap in the face for all those working for democracy and human rights.'
Mo Yan, whose real name is Guan Moye, is the first Chinese citizen to win the award.
The Nobel Prize-winning author's brother says the effects of dementia mean Márquez may be unable to write.
The long-running grudge by the left against dictator Pinochet and by the right against his predecessor, President Salvador Allende, has played out in every medium from street marches to documentaries.
A new Colombian series about the life of Pablo Escobar has reportedly broken audience viewing records and generated renewed interest in the kingpin nearly 19 years after his death.