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Edwidge Danticat

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  • Encyclopedia still speaks volumes

    We have an ongoing debate in our house: What to do with my 1966 World Book Encyclopedia. I want to keep it, regardless of how yellow its pages or how little I use it. Actually, I haven't cracked one of the green-and-cream books in forever. I do almost...
  • Review: The dark sensibilities of 'Kingston Noir'

    Review: The dark sensibilities of 'Kingston Noir'
    -------------------- Kingston Noir Edited by Colin Channer Akashic Books: 285 pp; $15.95 trade paper original -------------------- Starting in 2004 with "Brooklyn Noir," the more than 50 titles in the Akashic Books series of crime fiction have been...
  • Nikki Giovanni's passion for poetry and life is undimmed

    Nikki Giovanni's passion for poetry and life is undimmed
    Celebrated poet and author Nikki Giovanni helps to expand and enrich young minds in Blacksburg, where she's a professor of English at Virginia Tech. Still, she's not exactly cloistered in her mountain-top, ivory tower. She gets around. Giovanni, who grew...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat ( Princeton University Press: 181 pp., $19.95) "Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. This is what I've always thought it meant to be a writer. Writing, knowing in part...
  • Word Play: Pictures for the fall

    Word Play: Pictures for the fall
    In "Knuffle Bunny" and "Knuffle Bunny, Too," readers fell in love with the highly expressive Trixie in her pre-verbal and preschool states. Along with her, we experience the drama of (temporarily) losing her beloved stuffed Knuffle Bunny, and we strain...
  • The Story Prize finalists: Delillo, Pearlman and Millhauser

     
    The Story Prize, which awards a $20,000 prize to a collection of short fiction, announced its 2011 finalists Wednesday. The three books are by authors Don Delillo, Edith Pearlman and Stephen Millhauser....
  • Steven Millhauser beats DeLillo, Pearlman for 2011 Story Prize

     
    The Story Prize for 2011 was awarded to Steven Millhauser for "We Others: New and Selected Stories."...
  • New Yorker Festival announces lineup

     
    It wouldn't really be the New Yorker Festival without a little Malcolm Gladwell, would it? Today the New Yorker announced the lineup for its October festival of culture, arts and the written word. Who's taking part? A lot of the......
  • Writer Yiyun Li named MacArthur "genius" Fellow

     
    Author Yiyun Li is a 2010 MacArthur Fellow, it was announced today. Li, who lives in northern California and is an assistant professor at UC Davis, was giddy when The Times reached her by phone. What will the fellowship mean......
  • 30 notable L.A. literary events in October

     
    Fall is a bountiful time for books, and for literary events in Los Angeles, too. Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Cunningham, cookbook author Mark Bittman, bestselling bad boy Tucker Max, L.A. Times book critic David L. Ulin, and Rick Riordan, the....
  • Friday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 24 - 30 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Tina Fey and......
  • Wednesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 7 - 13 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies The Early Show Katie Nicholl; Katie Lee. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS......