Sunday, November 29, 2015
Jessica Ronco Chien grew up on a farm in the Philippines and migrated to Taiwan 16 years ago to work as caregiver.
Neil Gaiman is one of the world's beloved writers and could probably work on any project he wants. And what he wanted to do is go back to his roots in the comic book world.
Harry Potter readers have long wanted to know: Why did the boy wizard choose to honor Severus Snape -- a teacher who had been so mean to him? Author J.K.
Friday, November 27, 2015
Hugh Montgomery never wrote a memoir. That just wasn't done among his generation of spies.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy, one of rock's most celebrated and eclectic musicians, is working on a memoir.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
"Between the World and Me," Ta-Nehisi Coates' brief, unflinching meditation on race and police violence, won the U.S. National Book Award for nonfiction on Wednesday night. The fiction prize was given to Adam Johnson's "Fortune Smiles," an eclectic and edgy story collection set everywhere from the former East Germany to a Louisiana community reeling from Hurricane Katrina.
"'Twixt Cup and Lip," written soon after World War I and being published for the first time, is a one-act comedy in which a modern, free-thinking woman finds herself courted by two men and changes her mind at the last moment.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
You don't make it to age 95 without seeing a lot of stuff. Or in the case of Roger Angell, writing it.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Andre Alexis has won one of Canada's most prestigious literary awards for his novel "Fifteen Dogs."
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Stephen King has always addressed his "Constant Readers" in prefaces or afterwords to his books. He likes to share what inspired him or what he was thinking about when he wrote it.