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- Did Susan Sontag Write the Seminal Book Attributed to Her Husband?
An upcoming biography claims that before she became a towering literary figure, Sontag was the true author of Freud: The Mind of the Moralist
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Inside the KGB, New York's Famous Literary Venue
It's very unlikely that anyone would willingly walk into a bar named the KGB, but writers and book lovers in New York do it all the time. ...
Voice of America. Saturday, 4 May 2019.
- Lausanne On Lake Leman Still One Of The Loveliest Cities On The Grand Tour
Lausanne is one of Switzerland's most historic and artistic cities where religious and literary fervor made it central to the Grand Tour.
Forbes. Friday, 3 May 2019.
- Spanish cheese could have to stop using Don Quixote image
The European Courts of Justice has ruled on a Spanish cheese dispute involving labels featuring the literary character Don Quixote de La Mancha.
Sky News. Thursday, 2 May 2019.
- Planning a Trip Abroad? Here's What You Should Read Depending on the Country You're Visiting
Are you planning a trip abroad, or just want to understand a particular country's culture and history? Let this interactive map be your literary tour guide.
Mental Floss. Monday, 29 Apr 2019.
- Atlanta's The Lawrence Finds Cocktail Inspiration From Classic Literary Works
From Grandpa Joe to Samwise Gamgee, The Lawrence in Atlanta finds cocktail inspiration from literary characters.
Forbes. Saturday, 27 Apr 2019.
- The Festival of Books has ended, but relive the fun with these highlights
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books came to a close on Sunday, with thousands of book lovers from across the country making the trek to the USC campus to participate in the country's largest literary festival. ...
Los Angeles Times. Monday, 15 Apr 2019.
- Tayari Jones Takes Home Aspen Words Literary Prize For 'An American Marriage'
The novel earned Jones the $35,000 award for tackling difficult social issues in fiction. The prize's head judge says the book is "going to have a place in the literary imagination for a long time."
NPR. Thursday, 11 Apr 2019.
- In Paris, a fall tour follows in Hemingway and Fitzgerald's footsteps
Tap into the literary history of Paris on a tour that follows in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Oscar Wilde and other great talents. ...
Los Angeles Times. Tuesday, 9 Apr 2019.
- In 'Stony The Road,' Henry Louis Gates Jr. Looks At The Period After Reconstruction
In his new book, the literary scholar presents an absorbing, necessary look at the "Redemption" era, in which the hard-fought gains of African-Americans were rolled back by embittered Southern whites.
NPR. Wednesday, 3 Apr 2019.
- Literary Confessions Penned by Virginia Woolf, Margaret Kennedy Unearthed
10 prominent English writers answered a 39-question survey detailing their opinions of literary predecessors and peers
Smithsonian. Thursday, 14 Mar 2019.
- Russia Dispatch: Turgenev Dissed Russia but Is Still Lionized as Literary Star by Touchy Kremlin
The Russian government celebrates the writer Ivan Turgenev even though it scorns many of his negative views of his homeland and his embrace of Western, liberal values.
New York Times. Monday, 11 Mar 2019.
- The Rundown: Friday, March 1, 2019
Trending on social media: championship rings, a literary legend and an American flag all on the Rundown today.
NBC. Friday, 1 Mar 2019.
- Booker Prize finds new funder in billionaire Sir Michael Moritz
Venture capitalist Sir Michael Moritz steps in after the literary award's previous sponsor withdrew.
BBC News. Thursday, 28 Feb 2019.
- Writer Edith Iglauer's legacy on the B.C. fishing village she made home
Edith Iglauer, 101, a ground-breaking journalist, brought an open curiosity and literary sensibility to the tiny B.C. village she made her home.
CBC News. Monday, 18 Feb 2019.
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