George Saunders' becomes the second US author to win the prize for Lincoln in the Bardo which was described as 'unique' and 'extraordinary' by the judging panel.
National Dictionary Day was created to celebrate American lexicographer Noah Webster who was born on October 16 1758.
School district in Mississippi bans Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic after complaints about its language.
Dan Brown's fifth novel to feature globe-trotting Harvard professor Robert Langdon in a race to find an earth-shattering secret.
After the popular and critical success of his first book, Soviet Bus Stops, Herwig has returned to the former Soviet Union to hunt for more.
It's Roald Dahl Day 2017: "A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men."
The first of J.K. Rowling's magical series The Philosopher's Stone was published on 26 June, 1997.