Arts21 is on a literary adventure. Big topics at this year’s Leipzig Book Fair are Lithuanian literature and Luther. Also featuring: Kermani on tour and picture books to get lost in.
The prestigious Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding will be awarded to Mathias Énard at the opening of the Leipzig Book Fair. His winning novel is said to build bridges between Europe and the Middle East.
Many people have no idea about Lithuanian literature, but that could soon change. Lithuania is the Guest of Honor at the Leipzig Book Fair 2017. Books from the Baltics – turbulent history and desire for freedom.
Lithuania doesn't have dark crime novels like Scandinavia or Nobel Prize-winners like the Belarusians. But it's a country full of bookworms and a diverse history that's reflected in its books, writes DW's Inga Janiulytė.
US prosecutors have charged an Iranian man with hacking into HBO and attempting to blackmail the cable TV network with stolen episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs, including "Game of Thrones."
Now in its 68th year, the National Book Awards is a celebration of American literature recognizing some of the most talented writers in the US. The books of the 2017 award winners speak volumes about the country.
AC/DC's co-founder Malcolm Young has died at the age of 64. A look back at the legendary band's career.
To mark Rodin's centennial anniversary in France, two exhibitions in Paris featured the sculptor's work, highlighting his impact on contemporary artists.
Thousands of social media users have been breaking the silence around the culture of sexual abuse, with international versions of the #MeToo hashtag going one step further. Here are some of the celebrities who reacted.
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