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When I think about Chinua Achebe, who died Thursday in Boston at age 82, I remember an event, five years ago, at Manhattan’s Town Hall. The occasion was a commemoration, sponsored by PEN American Center, of the 50th anniversary of Achebe’s...
-------------------- Kingston Noir Edited by Colin Channer Akashic Books: 285 pp; $15.95 trade paper original -------------------- Starting in 2004 with "Brooklyn Noir," the more than 50 titles in the Akashic Books series of crime fiction have been...
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It's Saturday night, and though a drizzle threatens, the lawn is jammed with children snoozing in strollers, couples sprawling on picnic blankets, teens taking a break from skateboarding. The star appears — not some retread boomer rocker but high-...
Jacket CopyThe Story Prize, which awards a $20,000 prize to a collection of short fiction, announced its 2011 finalists Wednesday. The three books are by authors Don Delillo, Edith Pearlman and Stephen Millhauser....
Jacket CopyThe Story Prize for 2011 was awarded to Steven Millhauser for "We Others: New and Selected Stories."...
Jacket CopyChang-Rae Lee and a former death row inmate will receive the 2011 Dayton Literary Peace Prizes for fiction and nonfiction....
Jacket CopyAuthor Yiyun Li is a 2010 MacArthur Fellow, it was announced today. Li, who lives in northern California and is an assistant professor at UC Davis, was giddy when The Times reached her by phone. What will the fellowship mean......
Jacket CopyFall is a bountiful time for books, and for literary events in Los Angeles, too. Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Cunningham, cookbook author Mark Bittman, bestselling bad boy Tucker Max, L.A. Times book critic David L. Ulin, and Rick Riordan, the....
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 24 - 30 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Tina Fey and......
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 7 - 13 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies The Early Show Katie Nicholl; Katie Lee. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS......
Jacket CopyThe 2010 Story Prize has been awarded to Anthony Doerr for his collection Memory Wall....
Jacket CopyA MacArthur "Genius Grant" fellow, an award-winning short-story writer and a debut novelist are the finalists for the 2010 Story Prize, it was announced Monday. The Story Prize provides a $20,000 award to the author of a collection of short......
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