Story | Feb 13, 2011
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Story | Apr 1, 2012Harry Crews, a rough-hewn Southerner who drew a keen following with novels that describe a Hieronymus Bosch landscape of grotesques — characters who are tossed into rattlesnake pits, walk on their hands, croon lullabies to a skull and literally eat a car — died Wednesday in Gainesville, Fla. He was 76.
Story | Aug 10, 2010 | 4:34 PM
Bestselling author Pat Conroy will announce the National Book Award finalists at an Oct. 13 event in Savannah, Ga. The announcement will be made at Flannery O'Connor's childhood home. Although Conroy is known for books set in South Carolina --...
Story | Jul 21, 2010 | 4:34 PM
For those who are attempting, however fruitlessly, to read everything written by the prolific Joyce Carol Oates, there's another paperback to add to the to-be-read pile. "In Rough Country," released at the end of June, has 29 essays and book...
'Lost' reading list: the show's creators discuss literary influences, from Stephen King to Flannery O'Connor
Story | May 14, 2010 | 4:35 PM
Ever since Sawyer was shown reading âWatership Downâ in Season One of âLost,â an abundance of carefully placed works of literature have been featured on the show (in gym bags, on book shelves, in episode titles), spawning âLo