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- Pulitzer-Prize Winning Critic Hilton Als On Curating A Toni Morrison Show For David Zwirner
In a new show which opens today, curator, author, and Pulitzer-prize winning critic, Hilton Als brings to life the works of literary
Nobel laureate, Toni Morrison, through an exhibition for David Zwirner titled Toni Morrison's Black Book.
Forbes. Thursday, 20 Jan 2022.
- See Fantastical Maps From 'Game of Thrones,' 'Lord of the Rings' and More
In honor of the centennial of James Joyce's 'Ulysses,' a San Marino, California exhibition takes museumgoers on a literary
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022.
- Suspect arrested in thefts of unpublished books, also targeted works by Ethan Hawke and Margaret Atwood
Authorities say they've solved a publishing industry whodunit with the arrest Wednesday of a man accused of numerous literary
heists in recent years who amassed a library of unpublished works.
Fox News. Thursday, 6 Jan 2022.
- Why having a bath is more dangerous than bumping into a shark
critic Mark Mason has rounded up a selection of the best books to fill stockings this Christmas. Among top picks is Rutherford & Fry's Complete Guide To Absolutely Everything.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 23 Dec 2021.
- Joan Didion: US literary icon dies at 87
She was known for chronicling US culture and was a screenwriter for the 1976 film A Star is Born.
BBC News. Thursday, 23 Dec 2021.
- Reveling in the Joys of Books, and Reading, at a Baghdad Book Fair
Iraq is home to literary
traditions ancient and modern, and to legions of avid readers who find a new book more meaningful to them than a new government.
New York Times. Saturday, 18 Dec 2021.
- The Best Graphic Novels Of 2021
This year's list of top literary, non-fiction and genre work covers everything from global history and politics to superheroes and mutant teenagers.
Forbes. Friday, 17 Dec 2021.
- TONY RENNELL's pick of 2021's best biographies
Tony Rennell has rounded up a selection of the best biographies from 2021. Among the UK-based literary
critic's picks is Malice In Wonderland and Fall: The Mystery Of Robert Maxwell.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 16 Dec 2021.
- What recruiting spies and developing literary plots have in common
Former CIA operations officer-turned-novelist Jim Lawler also talks with host Michael Morell about what it takes to convince a spy to steal secrets.
CBS News. Wednesday, 15 Dec 2021.
- A Literary Scholar Takes Us Around the World in Eight Books
Harvard professor David Damrosch's new release has readers traveling to London, Paris, Nigeria, Tokyo and beyond without ever leaving home
Smithsonian. Thursday, 18 Nov 2021.
- VOA Asia - Talking through differences
The U.S. and China discuss thorny issues. China coal use heats up. Ice tells about global warming. U.S. economic uncertainties. COVID kills some careers. A virtual literary
festival. Jim Stevenson hosts VOA Asia.
Voice of America. Monday, 15 Nov 2021.
- Damon Galgut wins Booker Prize with 'gripping' South Africa novel The Promise
Damon Galgut wins the prestigious literary
award at the third attempt with his novel The Promise.
BBC News. Thursday, 4 Nov 2021.
- How One Afghan Poet Helped Another Flee Afghanistan After Taliban Takeover
Zohra Saed, who teaches at the City University of New York, has rallied the literary
community to help another poet and his family get to safety.
New York Times. Friday, 15 Oct 2021.
- Roald Dahl's literary characters find new home at Netflix
Streaming site acquires works by the late British author, including "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."
CBS News. Wednesday, 22 Sep 2021.
- Can You Guess What These Iconic Literary Characters Were Originally Named?
Beloved characters like Hermione Granger, Gandalf, and Tiny Tim nearly had very different names.
Mental Floss. Friday, 6 Aug 2021.
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