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The writers' group PEN is honoring Salman Rushdie for his "outstanding" literary output and support for freedom of expression. The India-born writer, who spent years in hiding after his novel "The Satanic Verses" drew a death edict from Iran's
Taipei, June 15 (CNA) The winners of the first Tang Prize, an international academic award established by Taiwanese entrepreneur Samuel Yin, will be unveiled on June 18-21, The winners are selected by Academia Sinica, Taiwan's highest academic
Professor of English at University of Surrey Donna Tartt is the bookies' favourite for the 2014 Baileys Women's Prize. EPA/Bas Czerwinski Speculation is rife as to who will win the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction . The prize, which launched as the
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is honored and flattered to be the first recipient of Israel's $1 million Genesis Prize. Bloomberg is in Israel to receive the prize, popularly dubbed the "Jewish Nobel Prize," which is recognizing his
The Templeton Prize is one of the world's richest, worth more than the $1.2 million the Nobel Prize.
A 1936 Nobel Peace Prize discovered at a South American pawn shop is heading to the auction block in the U.S. The 1936 Nobel Peace Prize recipient was Argentina's foreign minister, Carlos Saavedra Lamas. In the decades after his death, the award
Armory, listen to Nobel Prize winner Photo courtesy Rees Roggenstein Doctor Mario Capecchi, a Nobel Prize winner, speaks at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders conference...Armory to learn about new, exciting advancements in the world of medicine.
26 Stockholm: Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, was nominated for the World Children's Prize in Sweden on Wednesday for championing education rights for girls. "She is a child herself and
Alice Munro's daughter accepted the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature on behalf of the Canadian author at a ceremony in Stockholm. Munro says she is still in a daze from being awarded the prize. CP Video Video Video Alice Munro in Victoria, B.C., on Oct.
Each of our authors for this year is a recipient of the most prestigious literary awards, such as the Pulitzer Prize, the Booker Prize, or the Nobel Prize. We will start in January 27th with American Pastoral by Philip Roth (Pulitzer Price 1977),