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Book Review: Call the script doctor! 'Feh' explores the toxic storyline of a religious education

Book Review: Call the script doctor! 'Feh' explores the toxic storyline of a religious education

A few years ago, the writer Shalom Auslander was hospitalized with a potentially fatal case of pancreatitis after taking a banned performance-enhancing drug to lose weight. His psychiatrist said he was trying to kill himself.

Educators wonder how to teach the writings of Alice Munro in wake of daughter's revelations

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, Robert Lecker has read, taught and written about Alice Munro, the Nobel laureate from Canada renowned for her short stories.
Indigo to remove portraits of Alice Munro from stores; keep books on shelves

Indigo to remove portraits of Alice Munro from stores; keep books on shelves

TORONTO — Canada's biggest bookseller will remove enlarged photos of Alice Munro from stores, but bookstores large and small say they plan to keep her published works on the shelves.
Book Review: The Knights of Camelot search for a new king in Lev Grossman’s 'The Bright Sword'

Book Review: The Knights of Camelot search for a new king in Lev Grossman’s 'The Bright Sword'

A rudderless nation, lost in uncertainty, searches for its next commander in chief. There’s an uneasy sense that the country’s glory days have passed, and that a monumental turn in history is coming — for good or for ill.
Book Review: East Texas P.I. turns vigilante in funny and savage 'Sugar on the Bones'

Book Review: East Texas P.I. turns vigilante in funny and savage 'Sugar on the Bones'

Minnie Polson was in some sort of trouble, so a friend recommended the private eye firm of Hap Collins, his wife Brett, and their pal Leonard Pine. But when they meet, Minnie doesn’t like their attitude, and they don’t like hers.
Western University pauses Alice Munro Chair in Creativity program amid reckoning

Western University pauses Alice Munro Chair in Creativity program amid reckoning

LONDON, Ont. — Alice Munro's alma mater has paused the endowed chair program that bears her name over revelations the writer protected her husband after learning he had sexually abused her daughter.
Giller Prize to stick with Scotiabank as sponsor, despite mounting calls to drop it

Giller Prize to stick with Scotiabank as sponsor, despite mounting calls to drop it

TORONTO — The Scotiabank Giller Prize won't drop its lead sponsor, the organization's executive director announced as pressure mounted from some high-profile members of the literary community.

Investigators behind Mueller Report on Trump and Russia will share 'inside story' in upcoming book

NEW YORK (AP) — The team assembled by special counsel Robert S. Mueller to investigate alleged Russian interference and ties to Donald Trump's campaign during the 2016 election will have a book out this fall.
Young adult novel by Brian Selznick, 'Run Away With Me,' to be published next April

Young adult novel by Brian Selznick, 'Run Away With Me,' to be published next April

NEW YORK (AP) — Author-illustrator Brian Selznick's next book is for teens and up. Selznick's coming-of-age love story, “Run Away With Me,” will be published next April, Scholastic announced Thursday.

Former Knopf executive Reagan Arthur returns to her previous publisher, Hachette Book Group

NEW YORK (AP) — Weeks after being let go as the publisher of Alfred A. Knopf, Reagan Arthur is returning to her former employer, Hachette Book Group, as a senior executive who will edit authors from across the company and head her own imprint.