If you had told Peter Mendelsund a dozen years ago that he would one day release two books in tandem about his groundbreaking work in graphic design, he would have assumed you were kidding or that he was dreaming. But this week, the associate art director at Alfred A. Knopf publishes his...
Florida Polytechnic University is so new that it has only been open for a few days. It's the latest campus in the Florida State University system, has plans to be part of a new Silicon Valley East, and boasts a striking main building designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.
Chad Kultgen is best known for his book "The Average American Male," the 2007 bestseller full of the meandering life and X-rated thoughts of, that's right, an average 20-something guy. Some people found it hilarious, others, misogynist. But it's his 2011 novel "Men,...
Scott Cheshire?s Electric Literature essay ?The Fundamentalist Reader ? On Plotless Novels and the Meaning of Life? reads like an installment in a conversation I?ve been having with myself.
Laura Ingalls Wilder based her beloved "Little House on the Prairie" books on her actual experiences growing up on the American plains. But they were books for children, and, sometime in the 1920s, she wrote a memoir that would have been rated R for violence and adult content.
Simin Behbahani, the poet known as ?the Lioness of Iran? for her defiant verses opposing dictatorship and defending the rights of women, has died at age 87, according to media reports.
You can own the home of legendary author J.D. Salinger in Cornish, N.H. Salinger's house is for sale for $679,000.
Oregon State dominated the Pac-12’s postseason baseball awards. Outfielder Michael Conforto was named player of the year and Jace Fry was named pitcher of the year. Both were instrumental in the Beavers winning the conference title. Lindsay Meggs, who guided Washington to its first NCAA tournament appearance in 10 years, was named coach of the year. UCLA pitchers David Berg and James Kaprielian and catcher Shane Zeile were named to the all-conference team. USC pitchers Kyle Davis and Wyatt Strahan were also named to the team. Conforto had a .364 batting average to lead the Pac-12. Fry had an 11-1 record.