It’s tempting to see this trend as a sign of the times. But the biggest book publishers started changing their approach only once they realized they were leaving money on the table.
Which version of “The Metamorphosis” or “Crime and Punishment” should you choose? In a particularly well-stocked library or bookshop, you could find many different English translations.
These moving poems are a reminder that on Valentine’s Day, it’s OK to celebrate a broader definition of love.
Encouraging men to take the risk of expressing tender feelings for others is part of relying on love as a tool of anti-racist and decolonial education.
The fiction of J.M. Coetzee is always formally daring, brave in its social critique and its refusal to play by the rules.
Dostoevsky’s sudden recovery from his gambling mania is an example of how a chance happening can change everything
Bard Hedd Wyn was killed in action in France in 1917.
Research suggests the act of creative writing can have therapeutic benefits.
Swahili readers who have not encountered Abdulrazak Gurnah’s work in other languages are in for a great treat.
These books had our academics gripped until their final pages.
Evidence suggests that writing was probably invented in southern Iraq sometime before 3000BC. But what happened next?
By disguising her name, Alcott could publish in less prestigious venues without worrying about tarnishing her literary reputation.
In Byatt’s fiction, northern locations become emblems of the climate crisis and of how human actions have detrimental effects on the whole planet.
Bernice Rubens won the 1970 Booker prize for her novel, The Elected Member, and is the only Welsh person to have ever won the prize.
Irish writers have benefited from structural factors in recent years. However, ask them in person and Irish writers are more likely to highlight impediments to producing work.
From a longlist of 12, six novels have been shortlisted for the 2023 Booker prize.
Men in the 1700s penned vehement letters about the way women dressed, slut-shaming them as “cork-rumped devils”.
These five works of Welsh gothic literature will not only help you explore Wales through the macabre but are likely to give you a good scare too.
This course beckons students to examine how alcoholic beverages are portrayed in books by American authors.
Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail is a sparse but searing novel that shows how the horrors of the past continue to shape Palestinian life today