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  • Baltimore native Justin Kramon publishes thriller 'The Preservationist'

    Baltimore native Justin Kramon publishes thriller 'The Preservationist'
    The Baltimore-born author Justin Kramon's supporting characters are so quirky and funny, you'd swear they were drawn from real life. There's the landfill operator who shows a visitor a photograph of a hatchet-faced woman in her 60s and then complains that no one understands the burden of having a pretty wife. And there's the big-bellied, bearded lodge owner who's secretly addicted to online shopping.
  • Alice Munro honored on Canadian commemorative $5 coin

    Alice Munro honored on Canadian commemorative $5 coin
    Putting authors on currency is not a new thing. Benjamin Franklin, a founding father and author of “Poor Richard’s Almanac,” is on the U.S. $100 bill, and in Chile the Nobel laureate and poet Gabriela Mistral graces the 5,000 peso bill,...

    Lorrie Moore discusses 'Bark'

    Lorrie Moore discusses 'Bark'
    Lorrie Moore is simultaneously one of the funniest and saddest fiction writers in America. Her collections of short stories, including "Self Help" (1985), "Like Life" (1990) and "Birds of America" (1998), are masterpieces of the laughter-through-tears...

    Christine Sneed reflects on Mavis Gallant's life, writing

    Christine Sneed reflects on Mavis Gallant's life, writing
    I first encountered one of Mavis Gallant's short stories, "The Concert Party," in the 1989 edition of "The Best American Short Stories," that year's anthology edited by Margaret Atwood. At the time, I was a college freshman majoring in French. By the...

    Bartlett Sher roots around in America's moral character

    Bartlett Sher roots around in America's moral character
    NEW YORK — By his own admission, Bartlett Sher is not normally drawn to material like "The Bridges of Madison County," Robert James Waller's mega-bestselling 1992 novel. The weepie about a brief but life-changing 1960s romance between an Italian...