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26 min ago | The Daily Beast

Prozac Nation' Turns 20By Nicolaus Mills

Twenty years ago Elizabeth Wurtzel's Prozac Nation ushered in a wave of confessional literature.


Related Topix: Arts, Depression, Health

2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

New exhibit at UC Santa Cruz traces the literary roots of the Grateful Dead

Contained in 'All the Pages Are Our Days' is a screenplay co-authored by Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir's children's books, displays on the work of the lyricist Robert Hunter and many more artifacts.


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, UC Santa Cruz, Robert Hunter, Folk, Arts

3 hrs ago | Ottawa Life

To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Is Creativity Drowned by Social Media?

For Ellison, social media platforms are necessary tools for promoting yourself as an author, but their use ends there.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Twitter, Arts

4 hrs ago | India Gazette

Radical Bengali writer Nabarun Bhattacharya dead

Famed Bengali writer Nabarun Bhattacharya, a Sahitya Akademi awardee known for his radical left and anti-establishment views and championing of the marginalised urban milieu, died at a hospital here Thursday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, his associates said.


Related Topix: Arts

4 hrs ago | UTV

Beckett Festival kicks off in Enniskillen

The unique commemoration is the only festival solely dedicated to celebrating Samuel Beckett through the full range of the arts, including theatre, dance, film, visual arts, literature and broadcast.


Related Topix: Arts

5 hrs ago | USA Today

'So You Think You Can Dance' recap by Donna Kauffman

HEA contributor and best-selling romance author Donna Kauffman recaps last night's episode of So You Think You Can Dance.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Greek, Entertainment, Drama, Television

10 hrs ago | In These Times

What Is Literature For?

John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men has been on the examination syllabus for English schoolchildren for more than 50 years.


Related Topix: John Steinbeck, Vocal, Pop/Rock, Harper Lee, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Black Entertainment, Maya Angelou, Teenagers

13 hrs ago |

Theater review: 'Sex With Strangers,' starring Anna Gunn

Schedule: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.


Related Topix: Anna Gunn, Theater, Arts, Blog News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Creative and interactive retelling of classic literature in '80 Days'

Travel around the world in 1872 using various means of transportation in a race based on the Jules Verne classic.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Arts, Around the World in 80 Days, PlayV, Atari, Video Games, Celebrities, Jackie Chan, Pop/Rock

USA Today

Adi Alsaid: 5 romantic moments 'seized' in literature

Adi Alsaid, debut author of the YA Let's Get Lost, shares some of his favorite romantic moments in books.


Related Topix: Arts, Celebrities, Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy


PM Press: Punk, Politics and Publishing

It's no secret that the publishing world is being wrenched apart by forces well beyond its control.


Related Topix: Arts


New Kindle Feature Suggested By The Onion Would Actually Solve Glaring Problem With E-Readers

The rise of e-readers may have made the success of books like Fifty Shades Of Grey possible by allowing people to read privately in public , but that doesn't mean that privacy doesn't come with its own set of problems.


Related Topix: Arts

The Washington Post

Literature and loving the Jewish diaspora

In recent days, a number of progressive commentators, including Ezra Klein and Jonathan Chait , have published searching pieces about their evolving relationships to Israel.


Related Topix: Arts, Religion, Judaism, World News


Ikea provides an Allen key-to literature

The Swedish giant doesn't just do affordable furniture, it's also inspired a horror novel, a French bestseller and a museum There's retail and then there's Ikea.


Related Topix: Arts, Ingvar Kamprad

Fort Bend Star

First Colony Branch Library announce book club selections for August

Whether you enjoy classic literature or a gritty crime novel, Fort Bend County Libraries invites you to share that love of reading with other book lovers at one of First Colony Branch Library's book clubs.


Related Topix: Libraries, Arts, Fort Bend County, TX, Sugar Land, TX, Popular Fiction

Evening Times

Downton Abbey actress in talks to appear in BBC's War and Peace adaptation

The 25-year-old blonde - who plays rebellious Lady Rose in the hit ITV period drama - would star as heroine Natasha Rostova, the part taken by Audrey Hepburn in the 1956 film version of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel.


Related Topix: Audrey Hepburn, Celebrities, Jane Austen, Vocal, Arts


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Related Topix: Arts

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Africa: At the African Leaders Summit, Don't Miss the Stories

Democratic revolutions have accompanied the rise of a middle class. African brands are going global, along with fashion, art, literature and films.


Related Topix: Arts, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), World News, Africa

The Age

Why Mansfield Park is Jane Austen's sexiest book

Erotic charm ... Frances O'Connor and Jonny Lee Miller in the film version of Jane Austen's least-loved novel.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Mansfield Park, Drama Movies, Vocal, Jane Austen, Merseyside County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Arts

The Village Voice

Rabindranath Tagore Struggles to Do Justice to His Many Accomplishments

Picture a high school civics teacher with a great love for Ken Burns and access to people like Prince Charles and the Dalai Lama - but no ability to ask them interesting questions - making his first documentary on a laptop's built-in software.


Related Topix: Arts, Movies, Entertainment