The first Arab space mission to Mars is ready for launch, the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival kicks off, crime fiction sales soar, The Great Gatsby gets a prequel, and much more…
GAOLF
10.07.20 02:46 PM - Comment(s)
From Eccleston and Sissay in conversation, to Cressida Cowell’s Summer Camp and lighthearted events like ‘The Worst Book Event of My Life’, variety really is the spice of virtual literary life in July. Plus warring ice-cream trucks, new poetry from Ben Okri, the best-dressed in fiction and more…
GAOLF
02.07.20 05:37 PM - Comment(s)
From Nottingham to Decatur, Turkey and beyond, the literature festival community shows no signs of slowing down with digital events, Waterstones wants us to judge books by their blurbs, and the world mourns the loss of bestselling author Carlos Ruiz Zafón.
GAOLF
25.06.20 12:25 PM - Comment(s)
We hosted our first live Association webinar, the world celebrated James Joyce, Ishiguro announced a new novel and Istanbul’s digital edition of its International Literature Festival will part with audiences, quite fittingly, with David Nicholls’ Sweet Sorrow.
GAOLF
19.06.20 04:02 AM - Comment(s)
We see first black British women to top UK fiction and non-fiction charts, literary plans to boost Scottish tourism, drones deliver library books, and we discover Maruice Sendak’s hidden talent.
GAOLF
12.06.20 02:52 AM - Comment(s)
Major publishers pull out of Frankfurt Book Fair, anti-racist books sell out, authors rewrite their books to reflect the ‘new normal’ and hundreds of thousands tune in for the online edition of the Hay Festival.
GAOLF
05.06.20 03:39 AM - Comment(s)
Frankfurt Book Fair’s big announcement, a much-needed anti-racist reading list, good news for the book industry in New Zealand Aotearoa, New York’s essential workers write Haiku, some exciting news for fans of The Lord of the Rings, and more…
GAOLF
28.05.20 09:49 PM - Comment(s)
Emilia Clarke prescribes poetry, Shashi Tharoor will weigh in on the impact of the events of 2020, it looks like digital and print readers like different books, and there’s a Groundhog Day atmosphere over at the Orwell Prize for Fiction shortlist...
GAOLF
22.05.20 01:31 AM - Comment(s)
Auckland’s Winter Series continues to announce its exciting line-up, you can read the first state-approved North Korean novel in English, listen to a playlist from the New York Public Library, and GAOLF welcomes even more Festivals to the family!
GAOLF
14.05.20 10:01 PM - Comment(s)
Pulitzer Prize winners, Daniel Radcliffe and The Chamber of Celebrity Narrators, Dutch writers in the limelight, Hay Festival’s star-studded online programme and more.
GAOLF
07.05.20 09:46 PM - Comment(s)
Michelle Obama’s whirlwind book tour soon on Netflix, what on Earth is ‘Quizknobs and Zoomsticks’? and more great Literary Festival lockdown content.
GAOLF
01.05.20 01:11 AM - Comment(s)
The virtual book fairs and online entertainment on offer right now, author-recommended lockdown reads, publishing trends and marketing challenges mid-pandemic, and what makes a memorable book cover.
GAOLF
19.04.20 12:39 PM - Comment(s)