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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...
  • Shimmering prose, insinuating insights

    Shimmering prose, insinuating insights
    Among the advantages of the iPad or other e-reader is that no great book need ever again suffer the sad fate of my paperback copy of "Art and Ardor" by Cynthia Ozick. The essay collection was published in 1983, but by the time it came to me, plucked...
  • Remarkable Woman: Christine Sneed

    Remarkable Woman: Christine Sneed
    Christine Sneed has spent much of her life writing—short stories, mostly, and poetry. And for nearly 20 years, her rewards were small. Some were published in prestigious literary journals, but many more didn't make it. One short story, "Quality...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Lady Gaga and Slavoj Zizek?

     
    Lady Gaga and Slavoj Žižek, the leftist philosopher, have connected....
  • Lady Gaga and philosopher Slavoj Zizek have an intellectual/dance thing going on... or do they?

     
    Lady Gaga and philospher Slavoj Žižek are walking down an avenue, and there's a giant puddle. He takes off his jacket and spreads it over the water for her. Lady Gaga and Slavoj Žižek are at an Italian restaurant, sharing......
  • Shepard Fairey, street artists brighten West Hollywood library

     
    Shepard Fairey, Retna and Kenny Scharf create murals for West Hollywood library...