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World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated on 23 April

World Book and Copyright Day is a yearly event on April 23rd, organized by UNESCO to promote reading, publishi...

Peter Balakian Wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

American Armenian author Peter Balakian won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for his collection of poems Ozon...

Meg Rosoff wins Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the richest award in children's literature

Meg Rosoff, Literary Ark 2014 participant, has won the world’s largest cash prize for children’s literature, t...




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Author Gabriel García Márquez was born on this day

On this day, March 6 1927, a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, Gabriel Garc...

Around 400 books were donated to students of boarding schools

On February 19 a joint visit to Yerevan Special School №17 and Byureghavan boarding school was organized....




The 10 Best Books of 2015, The New York Times

The New York Times has selected 10 best books of 2015...

Amazon opens its first real book store in Seattle

Amazon has opened its first physical bookstore, 20 years after the world’s biggest online retailer started sel...

5 Audiobooks Are Nominated for Grammys

This year, authors and readers of five audiobooks are up for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Spoken Wor...




Chris Bohjalian’s bestselling The Sandcastle Girls and Varujan Vosganian’s Book of Whispers novels presented to the pblic

On 24th September, presentations of two books, Varujan Vosganian’s Book of Whispers and Chris Bohjalian’s The ...

Svetlana Alexievich Nobel Price 2015 winner

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015 was awarded to Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarusian journalist "for her poly...

Books on Armenian Genocide presented at Frankfurt Book Fair

Armenia participates in the Frankfurt Book Fair (Frankfurter Buchmesse), the world’s largest event of the publ...