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  • Salman Rushdie to be awarded PEN/Pinter Prize

    Salman Rushdie to be awarded PEN/Pinter Prize
    The PEN/Pinter Prize, awarded annually to a writer who shows a "fierce intellectual determination ... to define the real truth of our lives and our societies," will go to Salman Rushdie, the organization announced Friday. Rushdie will be presented with...
  • 25 years after the Salman Rushdie fatwa, how is free expression faring?

    25 years after the Salman Rushdie <i>fatwa</i>, how is free expression faring?
    Twenty-five years ago, in 1989, four big things happened that still shape our world. The Berlin Wall came down, and with it the empire that Vladimir Putin would love to restore. The Tiananmen Square massacre launched China on a new trajectory, which has...
  • Book review: Luka and the Fire of Life by Salman Rushdie

    Book review: Luka and the Fire of Life by Salman Rushdie
    Luka and the Fire of Life A Novel Salman Rushdie Random House: 224 pp., $25 Once upon a time, in a literary galaxy in the distant past (say, the 1990s), before Harry the boy-wizard had expecto-ed his patronum and vanquished He Who Must Not Be Named...
  • Book review: 'Sunset Park' by Paul Auster

    Book review: 'Sunset Park' by Paul Auster
    Sunset Park A Novel Paul Auster Henry Holt: 312 pp., $25 Halfway through Paul Auster's 16th novel, "Sunset Park," a writer named Renzo Michaelson mentions to his publisher, Morris Heller, a concept he has for "an essay about the things that don't...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of November 28, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. MONDAY Christian Lander: The author of "Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, From Seattle's Sweaters to Maine's Microbrews" will present and sign his new book. Book Soup,...
  • Ray Davies' new album is a collaborative effort

    Ray Davies' new album is a collaborative effort
    "The wonderful thing about making records is something comes out you never expected," explains Ray Davies, who knows of what he speaks. In nearly five decades as leader of one of rock's great bands, the Kinks, and as a solo artist, Davies has been...
  • The Oscar menu: Puck plans a small-plates party for the Governors Ball

    The Oscar menu: Puck plans a small-plates party for the Governors Ball
    After the Oscars, dessert will be served in 3-D at the Governors Ball this year. Spago pastry chef Sherry Yard has created an Austrian chocolate cake that resembles a staircase leading to a giant edible Oscar statuette that is iced in a way that makes...
  • Tales from the gift closet

     
    The gift closet: On Christmas Eve, as gift-shopping procrastinators grow ever more desperate, perhaps someone in your home will be madly searching for something — anything! — that might do the trick....
  • 25 literary resolutions for 2012. What's yours?

     
    25 authors and editors share their literary resolutions for 2012. What's yours?...
  • Looking back at 2011's literary resolutions

     
    Literary resolutions for 2011, and how they turned out....
  • On Christopher Hitchens: August Brown considers

     
    August Brown writes: For me, his greatest influence was on the page. His style was defined by a refusal to resort to stock images and analysis -- or to accept them from others....
  • Author Salman Rushdie hardly alone in raising government concerns

     
    Security concerns most recently have Indian officials warning that author Salman Rushdie shouldn’t appear at a literary festival that begins Friday in the city of Jaipur. Many artists and writers have raised concerns and encountered government...