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  • Book news: Carlos Fuentes, Gastronomica, L.A. Kings and more

     
    Though the publishing business slows down on Fridays, interesting book news does not. Guernica has a previously unpublished interview with Carlos Fuentes, who died May 15 at age 83, conducted in 2008. "I am a writer," he says. "I spend...
  • On Sunday: Bechdel's mom, Theroux's Africa and Mantel's Cromwell

     
    On Sunday: Alison Bechdel's mom, Paul Theroux's Africa and Hilary Mantel's Cromwell.

    Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...

    Writer Carlos Fuentes to be buried in famed Paris cemetery

     
    The remains of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes will be buried in the famed Montparnasse cemetery in Paris alongside those of two children who died before him, his widow, Silvia Lemus, told reporters in Mexico.

    Women on Cannes red carpet -- but not in directors' chairs

     
    Jane Fonda and Alec Baldwin were there on the red carpet. Marilyn Monroe made an appearance -- if only on a poster. There was even an improbable camel. But one thing was glaringly missing at the Cannes Film Festival as it kicked off Wednesday in a...