RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Literature

A collection of news and information related to Literature published by this site and its partners.

Top Literature Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • In 'This Changes Everything,' Naomi Klein sounds climate alarm

    In 'This Changes Everything,' Naomi Klein sounds climate alarm
    Naomi Klein has made a career critiquing the effects of global capital and consumerism. Her 2000 book "No Logo" looked at the exploitation of workers by large multinationals, including Nike; her follow-up, "The Shock Doctrine" (2007), examined the ways in...
  • Rachel DeWoskin on 'Blind'

    Rachel DeWoskin on 'Blind'
    While Rachel DeWoskin's peers dressed Barbie dolls and swam away their summers in Ann Arbor, Mich., the author spent her childhood dusting off ancient bronze bells and brushing her teeth with beer (safer than the water) on trains through China. Her...
  • Lauren Beukes on 'Broken Monsters'

    Lauren Beukes on 'Broken Monsters'
    The South African novelist Lauren Beukes has one twisted imagination. Best known in America for "The Shining Girls," her 2013 novel about a time-traveling serial killer in Chicago, Beukes is now following it up with "Broken Monsters," which begins with...
  • Young adult roundup: Meg Wolitzer's 'Belzhar,' others

    Young adult roundup: Meg Wolitzer's 'Belzhar,' others
    Belzhar, by Meg Wolitzer, Dutton, 266 pages, Dutton, $17.99, 14+ Writing a young adult novel seems like a natural transition for Wolitzer after her critical and commercial success with "The Interestings," which followed a group of friends through the...
  • European rights envoy says pro-Ukraine activists face abuses in Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Pro-Ukrainian activists and Tatar ethnic minorities in Crimea have found their lives under increased threat since the Ukrainian territory was annexed by Russia in March, a top European human rights diplomat said on Friday. Following...
  • Utah author says Christian romance novel plagiarized, sullied by sex

    (Reuters) - A Utah author has sued another writer for allegedly copying her Christian romance novel, adding "graphic sex scenes," and then selling the story, court records showed. Established Christian novelist Rachel Ann Nunes said in a suit filed in...
  • 'God Loves Gays' billboard goes up near Westboro Baptist Church

    'God Loves Gays' billboard goes up near Westboro Baptist Church
    A Facebook page known as "God" has put up a billboard displaying "God Loves Gays" in Topeka, Kan., the home of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church.  The religious satire page, which has more than 1.7 million likes on Facebook, raised more than...
  • Aisha Tyler to host PEN Awards with appearance by Amy Poehler

    Aisha Tyler to host PEN Awards with appearance by Amy Poehler
    The PEN literary awards celebrate many things: People who write under threat of danger, West Coast authors of outstanding books, significant screenwriters and longtime literary figures. Held at the Beverly Hills Hotel each fall, the annual awards ceremony...
  • The best place to hide a body? Just ask writer Tod Goldberg

    The best place to hide a body? Just ask writer Tod Goldberg
    In Tod Goldberg's new novel, "Gangsterland" (Counterpoint: 420 pp., $26), a Mafia hitman named Sal Cupertine makes an uncharacteristic mistake and kills three federal agents in a Chicago hotel. The local mob leaders decide to spare his life and send him...
  • Review: 'Neverhome' by Laird Hunt

    Review: 'Neverhome' by Laird Hunt
    It was maybe an hour after I finished reading Laird Hunt's new novel "Neverhome" that the gears of my mind suddenly shifted and fell into place. Up until that point, I had been alternately impressed by the novel's quietly dazzling language and irritated...
  • Review: 'The Bone Clocks' by David Mitchell

    Review: 'The Bone Clocks' by David Mitchell
    Just to get it out of the way, here is the basic plot of "The Bone Clocks" — the bare frame on which its many elaborate back stories hang: War brews between two supernatural factions. One is a handful of immortal psychics called Horologists, who...