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  • Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision

    Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision
    Harry 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.
  • Hisaye Yamamoto dies at 89; writer of Japanese American stories

    Hisaye Yamamoto dies at 89; writer of Japanese American stories
    Hisaye Yamamoto, one of the first Asian American writers to earn literary distinction after World War II with highly polished short stories that illuminated a world circumscribed by culture and brutal strokes of history, has died. She was 89. Yamamoto...

    Pat Conroy will announce the National Book Award finalists

     
    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 --...

    'Lost' reading list: the show's creators discuss literary influences, from Stephen King to Flannery O'Connor

     
    Ever since Sawyer was shown reading “Watership Down” in Season One of “Lost,” an abundance of carefully placed works of literature have been featured on the show (in gym bags, on book shelves, in episode titles), spawning “Lo

    National Book Award finalists to be announced at Flannery O'Connor's home

     
    When the National Book Awards finalists are announced this fall, the news will come from the row house in Savannah, Ga., that was the childhood home of Flannery O'Connor. Savannah, and O'Connor's former neighborhood, is a lovely place -- I...