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Karachi vice: Pakistani cop channels police stories into gritty novels

Personal tragedy haunts the hard-boiled novels that are turning top cop Omar Shahid Hamid into one of Pakistan's most popular English-language authors.

Decorated novelist Herman Wouk dies at 103

Wouk is best known for his portrayals of Jewish-American life and blockbuster World War II novels.

Controversial novelist Houellebecq picks up France’s top honour

Macron said Houellebecq's novels were not pessimistic but full of hope in a society whose pillars, like culture and religion, had become fragile.

Israel awards top literature prize to novelist critical of its policies

In a surprising move, David Grossman was awarded the Israel Prize.

‘Aku Bohsia’ novelist wins appeal against film producer

Court of Appeal declares there are many similarities between his book and the movie, 'Bohsia: Jangan Pilih Jalan Hitam', in terms of plot, characters and message.