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  • Previous winners of Nobel Prize for Literature

    Previous winners of Nobel Prize for Literature
    STOCKHOLM - French writer Patrick Modiano has won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature. Here is a list of previous winners going back to 1980. 2013 - Alice Munro (Canada) 2012 - Mo Yan (China 2011 - Tomas Transtromer (Sweden) 2010 - Mario Vargas...
  • Film Review: 'Tokyo Fiancee'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A Belgian free spirit recalls a winsome cross-cultural romance with her Japanese French-language student in "Tokyo Fiancee," a charming if sometimes too-cute-for-its-own-good free adaptation of prolific author Amelie Nothomb'...
  • Reader of the Week: Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti

    Reader of the Week: Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti
    Who I am Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti, author, poet, retired university professor and founder of Third World Press, the oldest independent African-American publisher in the country. One unique thing about me I started reading literature seriously at 14...
  • Who is Patrick Modiano, the 2014 Nobel prizewinner?

    The 2014 winner of the Nobel Prize in literature is French author Patrick Modiano. A winner of the Prix Goncourt, France's top literary award, Modiano has published more than 30 books, mostly novels. His debut was "La place de l’├ętoile," published...
  • Wee Faerie Village Gives 'Alice In Wonderland' A Steampunk Twist

    Wee Faerie Village Gives 'Alice In Wonderland' A Steampunk Twist
    Every year, Florence Griswold Museum's Wee Faerie Villlage outdoor fantasy art installation has a literary theme, and this year, organizer David D.J. Rau thought "Alice in Wonderland" would be wonderful. Then he decided to challenge the artists by...
  • John Green's 'The Fault in Our Stars' banned in Riverside

    One of the most popular young adult novels of recent times has been banned in Riverside. The Riverside Unified School District has forbidden John Green's "The Fault in Our Stars" in its middle school libraries. The Riverside Unified School District&...
  • Talking with Naja Marie Aidt about her short story collection 'Baboon'

    The Danish writer Naja Marie Aidt’s book of stories, “Baboon” (Two Lines Press: 190 pp., $12.95 paper), is an explosive collection; strange things happen to the characters, leading to unlikely twists, through which the borders of reality...
  • Joseph V. Ridgely, Edgar Allan Poe scholar

    Joseph V. Ridgely, Edgar Allan Poe scholar
    Joseph Vincent Ridgely, a retired university professor who studied American literature and was a specialist in 19th-century Southern writers, including Edgar Allan Poe, died of complications from atrial fibrillation Sept. 27 at Holy Cross Hospital in...
  • ‘Fables: The Wolf Among Us': Matthew Sturges, Dave Justus on the case

     
    Just as Bigby Wolf is a fable no matter whether he's in the mundane world or more mystical realms, so […]...
  • Q&A with Dani Pettrey, local author of "Alaskan Courage" book series

    Q&A with Dani Pettrey, local author of "Alaskan Courage" book series
    Dani Pettrey is a Harford county-based author of best-selling inspirational romantic suspense. The first four books in Dani’s “Alaskan Courage” series have won numerous Christian fiction awards. Each book revolves around a member of...
  • Marilynne Robinson on 'Lila'

    Marilynne Robinson on 'Lila'
    In her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "Gilead" (2004), Marilynne Robinson introduced readers to the Rev. John Ames, an elderly Congregationalist preacher in a small town in Iowa in the 1950s. Written as a letter to his young son, "Gilead" is the story of...