Friday, April 17, 2015
Revelations that one of the world's most famous modern architects, Le Corbusier, was a "fascist" with links to France's WWII collaborationist Vichy regime have been published just ahead of a major Paris exhibition of his work.
Pakistani activist for female education and Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai could visit Taiwan, possibly as early as August this year, said a government-funded foundation that has invited the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner to the country.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, an icon of the Latin American left who chronicled the region's injustices in a career that spanned decades and crossed genres, died Monday at age 74.
Chucky Taylor's 2008 trial in Miami federal court was a sort of homecoming for a young man whose adolescence in Florida had been like so many others bored with the suburbs and longing for absent fathers.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Ivan Doig, an award-winning author whose books set in his native Montana made him one of the most respected writers of the American West, has died. He was 75.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Eva Gabrielsson doesn't mince her words: continuing the wildly successful Millennium trilogy written by her late partner Stieg Larsson is a mistake and should never have happened.
Friday, March 27, 2015
The cover for Harper Lee's new novel will surely remind you of the cover for her old one.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The "Memoirs of a Porcupine," the "Confessions of the Lioness" and the lessons from the Sahara desert are just some of the titles and themes explored by the four authors from Africa who are among 10 finalists for the Man Booker International Prize.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
The nation's top publisher of magazines and websites for women has its origins in a journal sold door-to-door featuring tips to help farmers get ahead in the early 1900s.
In a Romanian town on the Danube river, three sisters in love with great writing jumped for joy whenever the postman delivered a new letter from giants Mark Twain, Emile Zola or Jules Verne.