Books And Literature

Jared Harris recalls his deaths on 'Mad Men' and 'The Crown'

Apr 6, 2018

Jared Harris on his very secretive death on 'Mad Men' and how he really wasn't on his death bed when he played King George VI on Netflix's 'The Crown'

Emily Nemens is new Paris Review editor

Apr 5, 2018

The Paris Review has chosen a new editor, Emily Nemens, currently the co-editor of The Southern Review

The Masters through the eyes of a 16-year-old from India

Apr 4, 2018

The Masters through fresh eyes: Sister of Shubhankar Sharma of India writes of her Augusta experience

Joan Silber's 'Improvement' wins PEN-Faulkner award

Apr 4, 2018

Author Joan Silber has received another literary prize: Silber's novel "Improvement" is the winner of the PEN/Faulkner award for fiction, a $15,000 honor

Trump blasts news media as 'fakers', defends Sinclair

Apr 3, 2018

President Donald Trump is starting the day with a blast at the broadcast news media he derides as "fakers."

Art of the theft: Book illustrates Boston museum heist

Apr 2, 2018

The Boston museum robbed of $500 million worth of artwork in 1990 has published a new illustrated book about the theft that includes essays written by key staff members

Harper Lee letters offer candid takes on religion, family

Apr 2, 2018

Harper Lee, the most media shy of writers, was not shy about expressing herself in private

'Resistance,' 'The Pilot's Wife' author Anita Shreve dies

Mar 30, 2018

Best-selling novelist Anita Shreve, who wrote "Resistance" and "The Pilot's Wife," has died at age 71

Drue Heinz, philanthropist, widow of Heinz CEO, dead at 103

Mar 30, 2018

Drue Heinz, the widow of the former head of the H.J. Heinz Co. and a longtime patron of the literary arts, has died

Jesmyn Ward and N. Scott Momaday win Anisfield-Wolf Awards

Mar 30, 2018

Novelists Jesmyn Ward and N. Scott Momaday are among this year's winners of Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, given for works that highlight race and diversity

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