Tayari Jones’ novel An American Marriage has won the Women’s Prize For Fiction.
Crime novelist Ian Rankin has gifted his literary archive to the nation.
Technology has replaced books at bedtime, with more than a quarter of parents trying to use home assistants, apps and voice notes to tell their child a story in the evening, research suggests.
A north-east author will donate the profits from his debut novel to a food bank.
A novel inspired by the mind of computer scientist Alan Turing is among the contenders for a historic literary prize.
The English Patient author Michael Ondaatje is among six writers in the running for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction.
A debut novel inspired by the refugee crisis has won a children’s book award.
When Sian Fitzpatrick was a little girl she became enthralled with the world of Harry Potter, as did millions of other children around the world.
The son of US writer JD Salinger has revealed that previously unseen work by his late father will be published.
Staff at a north-east library were confused by the sudden upsurge in demand for a decades-old novel - before realising its popularity was due to the recommendation of a Scottish comedy legend.
It may have taken an "eternity" but staff at Aberdeen Central Library are nevertheless thankful that a forty-year-overdue book has been returned to them.
A writer, poet and playwright who was well-regarded as a champion of the Scots language has died at the age of 70.
North-east school children have been treated to a whirlwind reading adventure by award-winning author Phil Earle.
New figures have revealed more than 436,000 library books, CDs and DVDs are currently overdue in Scotland.
An award-winning author will tour a series of north-east schools next week to mark the 20th anniversary of a widespread reading campaign.
A Highland book event is giving local talent the chance to be on the same stage as their literary heroes.
The books on this year’s Man Booker longlist have been whittled down to just six, with the shortlist being dominated by women.
Toddlers at a north-east nursery school were overjoyed when they received a letter from a top comedian and children’s author.
Ann Cleeves has become synonymous with Shetland: both the place and the television series of the same name.
After seeing a popular film that’s based on a novel, one way to guarantee an increase in your cultural credibility is to say: “It wasn’t as good as the book.”
It is not quite a tale as old as time but a book more than six decades overdue has finally been returned to city librarians.
Film, TV and theatre adaptations of books attract more revenue, viewers and critical acclaim, new research has shown.
A north-east mum and her daughter have embarked upon a school book tour to spread the word about inclusivity and tolerance.
Eat Pray Love author Elizabeth Gilbert has spoken for the first time since the death of her partner three months ago.
A book festival celebrating the best of crime writing returned to Aberdeen this weekend for its second year.
So, what are we going to be reading this year?
A Highland book festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a cast of top novelists.
Inmates in a north-east superjail have been reading about how to bake the perfect Christmas cake and the horrific history of Nazi Germany, the Press and Journal can reveal.
Elgin Library is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week by taking a look into the changing tastes of its readers.
Moray readers have maintained a fascination for the macabre, with a grisly thriller by a north-east crime novelist emerging as the region's most popular library book for the second consecutive year.
The full line-up for Aberdeen's new crime writing festival has been announced.
She's the north-east teenager who has become a literary star after writing a series of best-selling books.