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  • 'Dulce Rosa': An Isabel Allende tale turns operatic

    'Dulce Rosa': An Isabel Allende tale turns operatic
    Composer Lee Holdridge says his new opera, "Dulce Rosa," hits "very close to home" for him in several ways. First, as a native Latin American. Second, as the son of a passionate, indomitable woman. And, third, as a lifelong aficionado of stage drama...
  • Review: "Maya's Notebook" by Isabel Allende

    Review: "Maya's Notebook" by Isabel Allende
    As Maya Vidal writhes on a filthy mattress, hog-tied with an electrical cord, she wonders how much worse this confinement by killers is going to get once the pangs of her drug addictions kick in. Readers of Isabel Allende's new novel, “Maya's...
  • Michael Silverblatt: good literary listening

     
    Michael Silverblatt has a distinctive interviewing style: He's deliberate and unhurried and asks complex, multi-layered questions. Public radio has been his safe intellectual harbor since 1989, when he created the show "Bookworm" for KCRW-FM (89.9) in...
  • Saturday in D.C.: The National Book Festival

     
    It's supposed to be perfect book fair weather Saturday in Washington -- sunny, clear and with an occasional breeze. OK, it may be a little hot for those walking the National Mall, but there will be enormous tents for shelter......
  • Chinua Achebe and the Gish Prize

     
    On Wednesday, Nigerian-born author Chinua Achebe will accept the Gish Prize in New York. Named for actresses Lillian and Dorothy Gish, known best for their waiflike presences in silent films, the prize comes with a silver medallion and a significant......
  • If it's Monday, Obama must be offering a toast in Chile

     
    Obama salutes Chile's rebuilding democracy as a model for the rest of the world....
  • The Arts on TV: Placido Domingo; Josh Groban; Nicholas Hytner

     
    Placido Domingo; Josh Groban; Nicholas Hytner will be on TV this week....
  • Authors in L.A.: Isabel Allende celebrates 'Zorro' and more

     
    Isabel Allende comes to the L.A. area this week to discuss her novel "Zorro" as part of the Long Beach Reads One Book program sponsored by the Long Beach Public Library Foundation....
  • National Book Festival opens in D.C.

    National Book Festival opens in D.C.
    The National Book Festival activities will begin this evening in D.C. with President and Mrs. Obama serving as honorary chairs of the week-long festival. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the event and bears the theme "A Decade of Words and Wonder."...
  • Isabel Allende viene al sur de Florida a recibir premio en la FIU

    Isabel Allende viene al sur de Florida a recibir premio en la FIU
    La novelista latinoamericana, Isabel Allende, estará la próxima semana en el sur de Florida. Allende, quien vive en Estados Unidos desde 1989 y cuyas 19 novelas han vendido más de 57 millones de copias en 35 idiomas, recibirá un tercer premio Lawrence A....
  • Five decades of fiction

    Five decades of fiction
    Our story Our book club started meeting 48 years ago and we've been discussing books ever since. The original members were young, married women who'd just had their first children and wanted to stay intellectually active. Over the course of almost five...
  • Isabel Allende recibe premio literario y desnuda su alma en Miami

    Isabel Allende recibe premio literario y desnuda su alma en Miami
    Isabel Allende estuvo esta semana en la Universidad Internacional de Florida (FIU) y deleitó al público asistente mientras relataba anécdotas y vivencias personales impregnadas de un inteligente sentido del humor. La escritora chilena vino a Miami para...