A Tour of Tokyo's Bookshops
AbeBooks staffer Colin Laird recently indulged in some bookshop tourism, and found himself in the heart of Jimbocho, Tokyo's book district. From colourful shopfronts of wall-to-wall manga to purveyors of rare, literary antiquities, the printed word is alive, well, and right at your fingertips in Tokyo, Japan.
Anthony Doerr Wins Pulitzer
Anthony Doerr has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for All the Light We Cannot See. Ten years in the writing, the novel tells the magnificent story of a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.
50 Essential Young Adult Novels
Don't let the label limit you - young adult or 'YA' fiction has plenty to offer seasoned readers, as well. With relatable situations and dynamic characters, some of the most riveting novels going are YA. We've chosen 50 not to miss.