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Yasmina Reza, the Tony Award-winning French dramatist whose stage hits include "Art" and "God of Carnage," has a new work out this month but it isn't a play. Reza has published a new novel in France titled "Heureux les Heureux." The 190-page book...
The last typewriter to be made in the U.K. has rolled off the production line -- and straight into London's Science Museum. Brother has been making typewriters in the U.K. since 1985, the BBC reports, producing 5.9 million typewriters at its Wrexham...
Karl Rove: Fox News commentator, conservative who caused consternation on election night, major Republican strategist. And fan of metafictional writer Jorge Luis Borges. Yes, really. The news comes from Rove's own website (via Twitter). Since 2010, Rove...
Hans Keilson was a newly minted physician in the mid-1930s when the persecution began. As a Jew in Hitler's Germany, he was stripped of the right to practice medicine. A writer, he soon lost that identity too: His autobiographical first novel was pulped...
Jacket CopyLibrarians meet, a 75-year-old author weds and an Oscar-winning writer shares his secrets in today's book news....
Jacket CopyJorge Luis Borges is celebrated by Google on his 112th birthday....
Los Angeles TimesThe FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry An Anthology Edited by Ilan Stavans Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 729 pp., $50 Here's the answer to a hypothetical "Jeopardy" query: "Who are Pablo Neruda and, um…?" And now, the question:...
Los Angeles Times Book CriticThe Information A History, a Theory, a Flood James Gleick Pantheon: 531 pp., $29.95 Partway through "The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood," James Gleick describes a technological innovation so transformative that it was heralded as "one of...
Jacket CopyFive literary treats that will last through 2011: free short stories, a new app, near-extinct words and author interviews form the Paris Review....
Times Television CriticEvery Christmas when I was a child and even as a young adult, I knew which present I would open last. Deep under the tree, covered with fallen needles and those home-made paper ornaments you save for the lowest branches, lay a large box. Originally used...
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Jacket CopyArgentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges died in 1986, 15 years before Wikipedia was launched. Yet if he'd seen it, he probably would have liked it quite a bit. Denis Dutton, author of "The Art Instinct" (2008), has recently posted an......
Jacket CopyAmazon.com now has exclusive rights to sell the e-book versions of some of the best-known titles from top literary authors Philip Roth, Norman Mailer, Vladimir Nabokov, John Updike and more. In an announcement late Wednesday -- shortly after midnight...
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