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  • Spain: Search for Cervantes' remains yields casket with his initials, bones in Madrid crypt

    Experts searching for the remains of Miguel de Cervantes said Monday that they found wooden fragments of a casket bearing the initials "M.C." with bones in and around them in a crypt underneath the chapel of a cloistered convent in Madrid....
  • Broward Libraries plans Black History Month literary events

    Broward Libraries plans Black History Month literary events
    The Broward County Libraries celebrate Black History Month with a packed schedule of films, plays, discussions and performances. Here are some of the book-related events: Liz Coursen will discuss the history behind her book "Shade in the Sunshine...
  • Meridian students' micro-film accepted to literary festival

    Meridian students' micro-film accepted to literary festival
    Four Meridian Middle School boys have become time travelers, or maybe time wrinklers, in a sense. They managed to shove weeks of work into 90 seconds, and shrunk an entire award-winning book into that same frame. For that accomplishment, their 90-second-...
  • Multimedia show has 3 generations of pioneer family

    Author Patrick Smith Rick Smith "A Land Remembered" multimedia show Leesburg Public Library The Friends of the Leesburg Library will sponsor a free multimedia show on the work of the late Patrick Smith, who wrote about the pioneer days of Florida's...
  • SAG Awards 2015: 'Downton Abbey' wins for ensemble in TV drama series

    SAG Awards 2015: 'Downton Abbey' wins for ensemble in TV drama series
    "Downton Abbey" won the Screen Actors Guild Award on Sunday for performance by an ensemble in a television drama series.  The PBS period piece beat "Boardwalk Empire" (HBO), "Homeland" (Showtime), "House of Cards" (Netflix) and "Game of Thrones" (HBO)....
  • Character Mortdecai has much in common with creator Kyril Bonfiglioli

    The indelible Charlie Mortdecai, literary offspring of the English novelist Kyril Bonfiglioli, was featured in three marvelously funny novels before his creator died, of cirrhosis, at the age of 56. This past weekend he made the voyage from page to...
  • Double standard? Charlie Hebdo hailed for free speech as dozens arrested for defending terror

    When cartoonists at a French publication that had poked fun at the Prophet Muhammad were shot dead, millions around the world felt it as an attack on freedom of speech. Since the rampage that left four dead at a kosher supermarket and 12 at the Charlie...
  • Conviction upheld in 1988 killing of racing legend Mickey Thompson

    Conviction upheld in 1988 killing of racing legend Mickey Thompson
    A state appellate court upheld the conviction Monday of a man serving two life terms in prison for the 1988 killing of racing legend Mickey Thompson and his wife. A three-judge panel from the 2nd District Court of Appeal rejected the arguments by ...
  • Editor's choice: 'Florence Gordon' by Brian Morton

    Editor's choice: 'Florence Gordon' by Brian Morton
    As college students around the country debate whether to continue the tradition and stage a Valentine's Day performance of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" or cancel it for good, I found myself wondering: "What would Florence Gordon think?" Florence...
  • Experts excavate 3 unidentified graves in Madrid chapel as Spain hunts for Cervantes' remains

    Forensic experts began excavating graves and examining bones Saturday in a tiny chapel in Madrid, hoping to solve the centuries-old mystery of exactly where the great Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes was laid to rest. The author of "Don Quixote" was...
  • Salman Rushdie says he'll 'get medieval' on Times Literary Supplement

    Salman Rushdie says he'll 'get medieval' on Times Literary Supplement
    After the Times Literary Supplement criticized Salman Rushdie's choice of words, the Booker Prize winner author strikes back. It all began when Rushdie responded to the attacks on French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo by Muslim extremists. Rushdie was...