New NEA research shows that poetry readership is the highest on record, with 28 million adults reading. In some demographics, poetry readers have doubled.
British-Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie wins the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction for her novel Home Fire, a modern retelling of Sophocles' Antigone.
The 2018 Man Booker International Prize Winner is FLIGHTS by Olga Tokarczuk, translated from the Polish by Jennifer Croft. The £50,000 prize, which celebrates the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, has been divided equally between the author and translator.
Tom Wolfe (b. 1931), the groundbreaking writer of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968), The Right Stuff (1979), and bestselling satirical novels ...