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Jacket CopyAuthor Barry Hannah died on Monday at his home in Oxford, Miss. He was 67. The county coroner said Hannah died of natural causes. Hannah, who was born in Mississippi, broke onto the literary stage in 1972 when his debut......
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of March 21 - 27 in PDF format This week's TV Movies WEDDING DAY: Mark Derwin and Molly Ringwald in the season finale of 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager'......
Jacket CopySure, William Faulkner is one of the most iconic writers of the 20th century. He won the Nobel Prize for literature. And was a mailman. When Faulkner accepted the Nobel in 1950, he said, "I feel that this award was......
The Daily MirrorâThis Should Be Quite a Story!!â April 3, 1960: The Timesâ Sunday supplement, This Week magazine, features its annual reading program with a list of â200 Great Books for Young Americans,â ages 14 to 18. Iâm always fascinated by what people...
L.A. NOWSo where do you go in greater Los Angeles to escape the chaos? I ask because readers seem to be searching for such a place. In response to my Wednesday column about Charles Flemingâs new book, âSecret Stairs, A Walking......
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...
Harper Lee was working as an airline reservations agent in New York City, struggling to write a novel tentatively titled "Atticus," when a close friend gave her enough money to take time off and finish her book. Published in 1960 with an initial print run...
Our story Our Short Story Book Club began 10 years ago when a couple of neighbors decided to get together for a night of cultural stimulation and socializing. Today, we have 18 members. We meet once a month September through June, and members take turns...
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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...
"At the age of 10, I slept next to a coffin that Father had made for Grandma." So begins "The Little Red Guard," a gripping, lyrical memoir by Wenguang Huang, a Chicago-based journalist and writer. As the keeper of his grandmother's "shou mu," or...
In "Language of a Broken Heart," we are asked to believe that romance novelist Nick (played by the film's screenwriter, Juddy Talt) knows how to write with authority about love without any firsthand knowledge of its real-life workings. It's a bit of a...
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Contributing WriterEditor’s note: “Fidelity,” 1992, by Wendell Berry, is the eighth in a series of book reviews about works of Kentucky fiction. Prolific novelists typically place their stories in a diversity of settings. A select few, however, create a...
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