Read an excerpt from Téa Obreht’s Twilight of the Vampires.
Maya Angelou makes no excuses for writing a cookbook.
Heart of Darkness becomes an opera.
T.S. Elliot and Groucho Marx were pen pals.
Chip Kidd will write a graphic novel on the illustration history of Batman.
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is protesting the film Anonymous.
Sylvia Plath’s drawings are on display at The Mayor Gallery.
Introducing the interrobang!?
World Book Night is coming to the US.
Ragip Zarakolu, Turkish publisher and free speech activist, is arrested in Turkey under anti-terrorism laws.
A Hans Christian Anderson burial will take place in a Danish harbor.
See a letter from Ernest Hemingway to Ursula Hemingway.