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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Photo Essay: Fiction Readers Summit Launches

The Fiction Readers Summit, presented for the first time by independent Christian bookstore Baker Book House, took place in Grand Rapids, Mich. from May 10-12, providing authors with...

Licensing Expo 2018: Publishers Look to Product Extensions to Attract More Readers

Most publishers at Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week are there as attendees, looking for new licenses to acquire and having meetings with licensed property owners and fellow...

Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: June 2018

A look at the religious themes in the work of Stephen King in America's Dark Theologian and the latest novel by The Wedding Dress author Rachel Hauck are among...

Religion Book Deals: May 23, 2018

Don Piper Lands at FaithWordsDeidre Knight of the Knight Agency sold world rights to People I Met at the Gates of Heaven by Don Piper and Cecil Murphey to...

From Portnoy’s Complaint to American Pastoral: Philip Roth’s 10 best novels

Goodbye, Columbus (1959) In his debut, consisting of a novella and five short stories, Philip Roth established two of his most important themes: Jewish-American identity, and sex. Many readers...

Escape From the Nazis: Anna Seghers’s Suspenseful Classic

The British MuseumDistant view with a mossy branch and a winding road, by Hercules Segers, 1610–1638 My first encounter with Anna Seghers’s novel Das siebte Kreuz (The Seventh Cross) was...

Philip Roth, the Incomparable American Novelist, Has Died at Eighty-Five

Philip Roth, the American literary icon whose novel “American Pastoral” won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, in 1998, has died, at the age of eighty-five, according to friends close...

My German Brother by Chico Buarque review: a fascinating search for family secrets

Chico Buarque, or simply “Chico”, is a bona fide icon in Brazil. In the Seventies, he smuggled slyly political lyrics into his samba-inflected pop, which got him into trouble...

Philip Roth interview: ‘I don’t want to be caged in by reality’

American novelist Philip Roth has died aged 85. He told The Telegraph what inspired him to be a writer in a rare interview given on receiving the 2011 International Man Booker Prize Were...

Olga Tokarczuk becomes first Polish winner of International Man Booker Prize

An author described as "one of the greatest living writers you have never heard of" has become the first Polish winner of the International Man Booker Prize. Olga Tokarczuk's Flights,...

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Philip Roth, Titan of American Fiction, Dies at 85

Philip Roth, the prolific, often profane, and extraordinarily lyrical writer of American prose whose books—from his National Book Award–winning debut Goodbye, Columbus, to the...

iBooks Bestsellers: Baldacci Is #1 Again

David Baldacci's latest Amos Decker novel, The Fallen, remained at the top of Apple's iBooks store bestseller list last week, with James Patterson and...

Photo Essay: Fiction Readers Summit Launches

The Fiction Readers Summit, presented for the first time by independent Christian bookstore Baker Book House, took place in Grand Rapids, Mich. from...

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