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Long before flood waters spilled into New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, an even greater deluge engulfed the region (and beyond). The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 stretched from New Orleans to Cairo, Ill., killing hundreds, leaving...
VarietyBERLIN -- Splendid Film has picked up a slew of international titles for multiple territories, including Robert Rodriguez's "Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For" and Michael Shannon starrer "The Iceman." The distrib acquired "Sin City 2" for Germany, Austria,...
VINCENNES, France -- I am one of about five dozen invitees to the biennial Festival America book fair just outside Paris. Toni Morrison is the guest of honor at the event, which brings together authors from the Americas. Jennifer Egan is here too, along...
Jacket CopyQuotes by authors are brought to life in a witty poster series by artist Evan Robertson, currently for sale on Etsy....
Inspiration is a fragile thing — an infant's frank gaze, a thought-provoking conversation, the last book you read. We spoke to three women in the world of fine arts about what moves them to create. Claire Sherman: It's all in the experiment...
Jacket CopyA stunning new edition of William Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury" will be published with text in 14 colors....
Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
The Baltimore SunYou know the story about William Faulkner at the Oxford, Mississippi, post office, don't you? Sacked for sitting in the back reading the magazines instead of waiting on customers, he said, "Good, now I won't be at the beck and call of every son of a bitch...
The Hunger Angel A Novel Herta Müller, translated from the German by Philip Boehm Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt: 292 pp., $26 Fortunately, the Nobel Prize committee for literature has gotten it right when it's recognized the courageous, sensual...
Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
Jacket CopyNovelist Helen DeWitt takes issue with the romantic idea that a writer is a person who has to write....
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