Books And Literature

Margaret Atwood receives Franz Kafka award in Prague

Oct 17, 2017

Canadian novelist and poet Margaret Atwood has been awarded the Franz Kafka Prize

Ron Chernow's latest historical subject: Ulysses Grant

Oct 17, 2017

As he began work on what became a thousand-page biography of Ulysses Grant, Ron Chernow knew he was joining a very old argument.

Icardi hat trick repairs rocky relationship with 'ultras'

Oct 17, 2017

Mauro Icardi may have finally repaired his rocky relationship with Inter Milan's hard-core "ultra" fans

Review: 'American Wolf' explores clash over the gray wolf

Oct 16, 2017

Book Review: Author Nate Blakeslee tells a masterful and elegant tale in "American Wolf." The book explores the clash over the gray wolf with a story told through the life of Yellowstone wolf O-Six and the humans who loved her.

'Death in the Air' tells story of the great London smog

Oct 16, 2017

Review: "Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, The Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City" is a stellar examination of a turbulent time in London's history.

Review: 'Righteous' elevates author to new level

Oct 16, 2017

Book Review: "Righteous" elevates author Joe Ide _ and his characters _ to a new level

Author tells story of female codebreaker in 'Smashed Codes'

Oct 16, 2017

Book Review: Journalist Jason Fagone tells the story of female codebreaker Elizebeth Smith Friedman in "The Woman Who Smashed Codes."

Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 96

Oct 15, 2017

Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, has died

Salman Rushdie, Patti Smith to make joint appearance Dec. 4.

Oct 13, 2017

Salman Rushdie, the Booker Prize winning novelist, and Patti Smith, the award winning musician-poet-memoirist, will make a joint appearance Dec. 4 for the 5th annual Chairman's Evening of the MacDowell Colony.

Man in print: filmmaker Barry Sonnenfeld writing memoir

Oct 12, 2017

Filmmaker and cinematographer Barry Sonnenfeld, whose credits range from "Misery" to "Men in Black," has a book deal

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