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SALT LAKE CITY — It was William Shakespeare's 450th birthday Wednesday and his influence hasn't diminished much in those long years since his popularity rose in the days of Queen Elizabeth.
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Bitters have undergone a bitter struggle, nearly evaporating completely as a result of the Prohibition, and enduring an extended hiatus of unpopularity for decades thereafter.
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If you're the type of literature-loving pop culturalist who likes to read a story before you see it on the big screen, you should clear some space ASAP in your schedule for "Love and Other Foreign Words."
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Folks." "I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand.
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When John Updike died in 2009 at the age of 76, followers of American literature could not quite comprehend it.
Some of the most memorable characters in classic American literature suffer from severe mental illness - Benjy Compson, Edna Pontellier, Holden Caulfield and Lennie Small.
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Ukip leader Nigel Farage has shrugged off questions over whether a woman featured in the party's campaign literature should have been identified as one of his aides.
Could the next great novel be simply a collection of tweets and status updates? For most, the idea may seem preposterous.
Fans and family paid their last respects to much-loved Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Monday, leaving flowers and playing music in a colorful remembrance of the Nobel laureate and giant of Latin American literature.
Boys are being put off reading because of the influence women have on children's literature, says an award-winning children's author.
Professor Cyrus Ernesto Ziarkzadeh discussed his new novel, "A Political Companion to John Steinbeck," at the Co-op at Storrs Center.
The Canadian literary world is remembering Alistair MacLeod as not only a great writer but also an amiable person and gifted academic who inspired generations of students and scribes.
Gabriel Jos de la Concordia Garca Mrquez, Colombian novelist , short-tory writer, screenwriter and journalist , known affectionately as Gabo throughout Latin America , has died at the age of 87. Locals in Columbia are holding a ceremony in his birth place of Aracataca, the setting for his seminal novel One Hundred Years of Solitude.
As announced last week, Incubator Arts Project is closing its doors. Before the organization leaves St. Mark 's, the group is presenting WSB 100 by William S Burroughs as part of its final lineup of artists.
It's a story about the first female hero in literature, and the students at McDowell Intermediate School are bringing it to the stage.
Ronee Sue Blakley, a musician and actress once nominated for an Academy Award, says she was defamed in "What Maisie Knew" by the father of her child.