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Book Review: Carol LaHines' chilling novel chronicles a jilted woman’s descent into madness

Book Review: Carol LaHines' chilling novel chronicles a jilted woman’s descent into madness

It’s no accident that the narrator of Carol LaHines’s second novel, “The Vixen Amber Halloway,” is a literature professor named Ophelia.
Book Review: ‘Miss May Does Not Exist’ is an engaging study of enigmatic Hollywood figure Elaine May

Book Review: ‘Miss May Does Not Exist’ is an engaging study of enigmatic Hollywood figure Elaine May

Groundbreaking comedian, writer and filmmaker Elaine May charted her own fearlessly original path in Hollywood and the theater world over the decades.
Ursula K. Le Guin's home will become a writers residency

Ursula K. Le Guin's home will become a writers residency

Theo Downes-Le Guin, son of the late author Ursula K. Le Guin, remembers well the second-floor room where his mother worked on some of her most famous novels. Or at least how it seemed from the outside.
Mohawk writer Alicia Elliott wins Amazon Canada First Novel Award

Mohawk writer Alicia Elliott wins Amazon Canada First Novel Award

TORONTO — Alicia Elliott has won the prestigious Amazon Canada First Novel Award.

A Texas county removed 17 books from its libraries. An appeals court says eight must be returned.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight books dealing with subjects including racism and transgender issues must be returned to library shelves in a rural Texas county that had removed them in an ongoing book banning controversy , a divided panel of three federal a
A new 'Hunger Games' book - and movie - is coming

A new 'Hunger Games' book - and movie - is coming

NEW YORK (AP) — Inspired by an 18th century Scottish philosopher and the modern scourge of misinformation, Suzanne Collins is returning to the ravaged, post-apocalyptic land of Panem for a new “The Hunger Games” novel.
Canadian translator, Mexican poet win Griffin Poetry Prize

Canadian translator, Mexican poet win Griffin Poetry Prize

TORONTO — Canadian poet-translator George McWhirter stood alone at a lectern Wednesday night to accept the Griffin Poetry Prize he earned with his friend and longtime collaborator Homero Aridjis.
Colson Whitehead's 'Crook Manifesto' wins $50,000 Gotham Prize for outstanding book about NYC

Colson Whitehead's 'Crook Manifesto' wins $50,000 Gotham Prize for outstanding book about NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Colson Whitehead's latest literary honor feels very much at home.

Ohio's attorney general seeks to block seminary college from selling its rare books

Ohio's attorney general asked a judge on Tuesday to bar an international institution of Jewish higher education from selling its rare book collection.
Book Review: 'When the Sea Came Alive' expands understanding of D-Day invasion

Book Review: 'When the Sea Came Alive' expands understanding of D-Day invasion

Writing about the Allied invasion of Normandy , Garrett M. Graff is treading onto familiar history with his latest book.