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In an interview with Salon Magazine, Columbia native and author Michael Chabon discusses how his new, racially charged novel was, in part, shaped by his upbringing in Columbia. In the interview, the Pulitzer-prize winning author said the racial themes in...
Tags: Authors, Racism, James Rouse, Pittsburgh, Barack Obama
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Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m., and...
ReutersNEW YORK, May 16 (Reuters) - Singer Bob Dylan was made an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, joining the ranks of leading writers, composers and artists in the prestigious 115-year-old group. Henry Cobb, the president of the...
The 33rd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes will be presented in a public ceremony Friday night at USC’s Bovard Auditorium. The awards are given in 10 categories, including biography, current interest, first fiction and adult literature. In...
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Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesWesteros came to Hollywood on Tuesday night with “Game of Thrones” stars Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Richard Madden and Nikolaj ......
It's a big day for prize announcements: The Literature Prize announced its formation and sponsor Wednesday at a news conference at the British Library in London. The idea for the prize came into being when a group of British intellectuals took umbrage...
Ben Katchor must be the most unlikely comics artist ever to do a newspaper strip. His "Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer," which debuted in 1988, has appeared in papers such as the Forward and the old New York Press, where I first discovered it; to...
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This post has been updated; see below for details. The finalists for the 33rd L.A. Times Book Prizes were announced Thursday morning -- the complete list is below. In addition to the 50 books in 10 categories that are in the running for the awards,...
Tags: Culture, Authors, French Literature, Gravesend, Lillian Hellman
Clement Clarke Moore is said to have died bitter that he would be remembered for "The Night Before Christmas," and not his massive scholarly works on religion and the classics. By contrast, Adam Mansbach is delighted to be risking a similar fate....
Tags: Fort Lauderdale, Authors, The Washington Post, Literature, Book
When it comes to events like the recent school shooting in Newtown, Conn., there are knowns, unknowns and, already, mis-knowns. A photograph of Ryan Lanza circulated asserting he was the shooter, when in fact it was his brother, Adam Lanza. Their mother,...
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