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"Don't write like a self-hating Jew," Gary Shteyngart was advised by his father about writing a memoir.
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If you answered Nicholas Basbanes, J.A. Jance and Mitchell Zuckoff, well, you win .
Adichie, whose other works include "Half of a Yellow Sun," was chosen over "The Goldfinch" author Donna Tartt and three other finalists.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "Americanah," a novel about race and identity by the acclaimed Nigerian author, has won the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction.
The latest novel by the acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie , "Americanah," has won the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction.
Children's books with multicultural settings and characters can transport us on a global adventure, dispelling negative stereotypes, teaching tolerance and respect, encouraging pride in kids' cultural heritage, and showcasing universal human emotions and feelings.
Eileen Pollack is now a professor at the University of Michigan, teaching in the creative writing M.F.A. program there .
Heavy duty readers, this is your week to be in the city. Tonight, you'll hear readings from National Book Critics Circle Award finalists in the categories of fiction, general nonfiction, biography, autobiography, poetry and criticism, and while we don't know exactly who's reading, the nominees include Hilton Als , Jonathan Franzen , ... (more)
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly said Tuesday night that unlike President Barack Obama, Abraham Lincoln wouldn't have appeared on " Between Two Ferns ," the offbeat Web series hosted by actor Zach Galifianakis.
Samel, described by relatives as a big-hearted outdoorsman who struggled with bipolar disorder, had a 30-year criminal history and was under court orders not to drink following a September driving under the influence arrest, court records show.
There are some interesting statistics about biography reading in public libraries in the Library Journal article "Materials Shift/Materials Survey 2014" by Barbara Hoffert.
Natasha Trethewey, the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States, will give a reading at Lafayette College at 4:30 p.m. today, March 12 in the Kirby Hall of Civil Rights, Room 104.
BOOK REVIEW: Peter Ackroyd's latest novel, set in 1960s London, is a witty, satiric page-turner rich with atmosphere and mystery.
I wrote that accolade in my head nearly two years ago, on the day Joe first told me he had inoperable, metastatic cancer.
Damien Hirst at his Gagosian 'Complete Spot Paintings' show in 2012 Who says you actually have to remember your life to write about it? Damien Hirst has announced he is publishing his autobiography, despite the fact friends say the enfant terrible of enfants terribles can't remember a 10-year period that began in his 20s, according to the Daily ... (more)