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  • Iran vows to 'punish' Israel for any attack

     
    Iran ready for possible retaliation if attacked: Iran is on “full alert” and ready to retaliate for any strike against the Islamic Republic, Iranian military officials warned Wednesday, as speculation swirled in the Israeli media about plans...
  • Rodrigo Garcia, Jon Avnet head to YouTube

     
    Rodrigo Garcia and Jon Avnet have a new channel on Youtube...
  • Book news: 'Albert Nobbs,' lady friends, and fiction and place

     
    Female friendships, a very literary Oscar contender, and thoughts on fiction, place and film in the weekend's book news....
  • Russell Banks talks archetypes and underdogs

     
    Russell Banks, author of The Sweet Hereafter and Lost Memory of Skin, talks to David L. Ulin about fiction, politics, and characters that don't let go....
  • Massive book giveaways for the U.K.'s World Book Day and Night

     
    World Book Day and Night in the UK will give away a million free books....
  • Morelia Film Festival: Collection of shorts looks at Mexican Revolution through contemporary lens

     
    One film is about a woman who is so desperate to get cosmetic dental surgery that she sues her supermarket employer because she is paid partly in vouchers she can only redeem at her job. Another is about a young Mexican American woman who must find a...
  • Mario Vargas Llosa: Nobel prize-winner punched Gabriel Garcia Marquez to make a political point

     
    The writer Mario Vargas Llosa, a leading figure of the so-called "Boom" in Latin American literature in the 1960s and '70s and an outsize political figure in his native Peru, has won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Swedish Academy, announcing...
  • Living in fantasyland and the craft of capturing something magical on the page

     
    Monsters, mermaids and “dudes casting spells” were some of the elements that excited the authors at the “Writing the Fantastic” panel at the Festival of Books on Saturday. Moderator Scott Timberg called the session that featured writers Aimee...
  • Critic's Notebook: Mario Vargas Llosa's work and life push boundaries

    Critic's Notebook: Mario Vargas Llosa's work and life push boundaries
    The selection Thursday morning of Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa as winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize for literature raises a familiar question: Why him? Why now? On the one hand, Vargas Llosa is without question a writer of stature, a central figure...
  • The king of anti-kidnapping

    Colombia has its human rights problems, but in one respect it's a poster child for law-enforcement progress. Once the kidnapping capital of the world, Colombia claims to have slashed its snatching-for-profit business by 88% since President Alvaro Uribe...
  • Letters to the editor

    Obama overseas Re "Obama defends greeting Chavez," April 20 I found the warmth obvious in President Obama's handshake and embrace of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to be offensive. Chavez is a petty tyrant who defies democratic norms and has called...