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A Chinese author who won generations of Vietnamese hearts

Jin Yong and his legacy will live on forever in the hearts of many Vietnamese readers.

Maryse Conde wins alternative literature prize in absence of Nobel

Maryse Conde from the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe was awarded the New Academy Prize in Literature.

Japan's Murakami withdraws from consideration for alternative Nobel award

Japanese author Haruki Murakami has asked for the withdrawal of his nomination for an alternative to the Nobel Prize in Literature, saying he wanted to concentrate on his writing.
September 17, 2018 | 08:52 am GMT+7

Vietnamese-Canadian author shortlisted for alternative Nobel Prize

Vietnamese-Canadian Kim Thuy, author of several acclaimed novels, has been shortlisted for the New Prize in Literature.
September 08, 2018 | 08:12 am GMT+7

France dubs '120 Days of Sodom' a national treasure to stop sale

Marquis de Sade's notorious story of libertines seeking sexual gratification, made it as a national heritage. 
December 19, 2017 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Hanoi literature fest: A-festival 2017 // ĂĂĂĂĂăăăă

The second year of A-festival to kick off in Hanoi 
October 10, 2017 | 02:11 pm GMT+7

British author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

'The themes Ishiguro is most associated with are already present here: memory, time, and self-delusion,' the Academy said.
October 05, 2017 | 07:20 pm GMT+7

Kazuo Ishiguro takes Nobel Prize for Literature

British writer Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize for Literature, marking a return to traditional interpretations of the prize after singer-songwriter Bob Dylan won last year. 
October 05, 2017 | 06:07 pm GMT+7

Redefining the idea of reading in Vietnam today

It's not about how much you read, it's about what you read.
May 07, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Nobel academy member slams 'arrogant' Dylan

The Nobel panel gives up knocking on Bob Dylan's door. 
October 22, 2016 | 09:38 am GMT+7

'Greatest living poet' Bob Dylan wins Nobel literature prize

Bob Dylan is regarded as the voice of a generation for his influential songs from the 1960s onwards.
October 13, 2016 | 06:57 pm GMT+7

Argentine cleaner's double life as prize-winning writer

When the Buenos Aires subway closes at night, Enrique Ferrari goes underground to mop the platforms -- and to polish his next thriller.
March 26, 2016 | 11:33 am GMT+7
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