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Wednesday, August 12, 2015
"A Brief Stop on the Road From Auschwitz" (Other Press), by Goran Rosenberg.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Law office of Harper Lee's father goes on sale
Before Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" made the fictional lawyer Atticus Finch one of the best-known names in modern American literature, the man who inspired the character -- Lee's father -- practiced law in an old bank building in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama.
Sunday, August 9, 2015
Comic exhibit draws crowds despite typhoon
The ongoing 2015 Comic Exhibition in Taipei yesterday drew thousands of fair-goers despite Typhoon Soudelor damaging the capital city with strong gusts and torrential rain.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Midway through Alice Hoffman's latest novel, "The Marriage of Opposites" (Simon & Schuster), the mother of the great impressionist painter Camille Pissarro takes her 2-week-old son into the forest to find a medicine man she hopes can cure him of the malady that has kept him from eating or sleeping since birth.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
New Dr. Seuss book explores what came before 'One Fish Two Fish'
Move over mockingbirds and watchmen. There's a new Yent in a tent in town. Dr. Seuss' new book, "What Pet Should I Get?", features the same siblings seen in his 1960 classic "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish." The book went on sale Tuesday, two weeks after the release of Harper Lee's long-awaited second novel, "Go Set a Watchman."
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
True-crime writer Ann Rule, who wrote more than 30 books, including a profile of her former co-worker, serial killer Ted Bundy, has died at age 83.
Monday, July 27, 2015
A California community college professor has won the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition, the literary highlight of Key West's annual festival celebrating author Ernest Hemingway.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Amazon shares shot to record levels Friday after a blowout earnings report seen as a potential watershed for the U.S. online giant.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
American novelist E.L. Doctorow dies aged 84
E.L. Doctorow, one of America's most accomplished novelists of recent decades who was best known for his historical fiction, died Tuesday at the age of 84, U.S. media reports said.
Ernest Hemingway's 'Green Hills of Africa' reissued 80 years on
Eighty years after the release of "Green Hills of Africa," the son and grandson of Ernest Hemingway are urging a fresh look at a work critics have often set aside.
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