On the Books: Orson Scott Card to write more 'Ender's Game' books; Mia Couto wins Neustadt Prize

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Which series will see new installments? Who won top honors in the literary world this week? Those answers and more headlines below:

Orson Scott Card announced he’ll be writing more Ender’s Game books for the series, coming off the heels of the film adaptation’s release. [LA Times]

Mozambican poet, fiction writer, and biologist Mia Couto won the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, also known as “The American Nobel.” [Neustadt Prize Official Site]

Over in the U.K., Lucy Hughes-Hallett won this year’s Samuel Johnson Prize for her book, The Pike, a biography of Italian fascist Gabriele D’Annunzio. [AP]

Vintage Books will posthumously publish French author Gerard de Villiers’ The Madmen of Benghazi in the U.S. and Canada in 2014. [Publishers Weekly]

More Morrissey: Morrissey’s Autobiography has a narrator for its audiobook: British actor David Morrissey of The Walking Dead. [Rolling Stone]

On to the must-reads: Diana Chien published three new poems in The American Reader. [The American Reader]

Forgotten Country author Catherine Chung spoke to NPR about being an Asian-American author. [NPR]

Does success discourage writers from their passion for writing? The Guardian argues renowned authors tend improve their writing quality after commercial failure. [The Guardian]

Columnists, take note: Here’s a (cheeky) guide on writing about millennials. [The Atlantic]

Finally, ICYMI: Here at EW HQ, we’ve started a bracket game to determine what you think will be the best young adult novel of all time. Vote away!


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