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Christian Science Monitor
Nadine Gordimer: The disillusion and corruption of post-Mandela South Africa
Farewell messages for late South African president Nelson Mandela are written over a panel in a shopping mall in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dec. 13, 2013.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
SAT Changes Include Fewer Answer Choices, Shorter Mandatory Test Time
The College Board on Wednesday released blueprints for a redesigned SAT test, giving an early first look at what's in store for many students with college aspirations.
The Janesville Gazette
Speeches set about a oeDeath Beyond the Willowsa
Greg Peck's revised nonfiction book, "Death Beyond the Willows," features a new cover designed by Gazette graphic artist Tony DiNicola.
Pulitzer Prize 2014 winners in the arts
Pulitzer Prize-winning drama ... Annie Baker's play The Flick starring, from left, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher and Aaron Clifton Moten.
India-born poet wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize
New York: India-born poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems "3 Sections."
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Pulitzer Prize Winner Isabel Wilkerson Talks the Warmth of Other Suns at McAninch Arts Center Tonight
Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson will discuss her New York Times' bestselling book "The Warmth of Other Suns" at the McAninch Arts Center tonight, April 15 at 7:30pm.
Friends of Otis Library plan spring book sale
Norwich The Friends of Otis Library annual spring book sale will be held April 25 through 27 in the lower level at the library, 261 Main St. An Early Bird Preview will run April 25 from 9 to 10 a.m. at $10 per person.
Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer for 'Goldfinch'
Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch," already among the most popular and celebrated novels of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
National Public Radio
Donna Tartt Wins Fiction Pulitzer
The history award was given to Alan Taylor's "The Internal Enemy," and general nonfiction Monday went to Dan Fagin's "Toms River."
Tartt's a oeGoldfincha wins Pulitzer...
Named one of the top 10 books of 2013 by The Chronicle, the novel, a whopping 771 pages long, sweeps the reader, wrote reviewer S. Kirk Walsh , "into an aria of sorts about a lost childhood and a lost mother and a lost painting."
Sun Apr 13, 2014
A decade after he went to Vietnam as a war correspondent for Esquire in 1967, MICHAEL HERR published a book called Dispatches .
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Morning Call
Moravian Book Shop best-sellers: Nonfiction paperback
This is the incredible true story of the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and the young women brought there unknowingly to help build the atomic bomb.
Lamar Daily News
2014 Colorado Book Awards finalists named
Deeper in the Heart of the Rockies is nominated for a 2014 Colorado Book Award in the creative nonfiction category.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
God Is In the (Frat) House
Mark Twain's oft-repeated advice for writers - "Write what you know" - is a passkey for some, and an obstacle for others.
Los Banos Enterprise
Pulitzer Prize winner discusses writing, happiness
That was the advice from Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer T.J. Stiles to the Los Banos High School History Society and members of the public last week.
National Public Radio
NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction
At 22, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Book club celebrates 35 years, has read more than 400 books
More than 400 books later, this book club still meets monthly for an enthusiastic discussion of books of all types, an inspiring example of the stimulating world of area book clubs.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Flint publisher seeks submissions for literary anthology
The Flint-based Gothic Funk Press is currently seeking experimental literary submissions from Flint residents for "Mark's Hat," a forthcoming anthology of writing.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Brigid Schulte talks about overcoming stress at Oregonian Plus event April 10; Steinbeck's best books: book notes
Brigid Schulte, a University of Portland graduate, returns to her hometown to promote her new book "Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time."
Mon Apr 07, 2014
MIPTV: Top Digital Trophies Go to Kenya, Australia and Britain
Entries from Kenya, Australia and Great Britain took the three top prizes at the International Digital Emmy Awards on Monday night during a ceremony attended by 300 executives from the television, broadband and mobile industries gathered here during the MIPTV market.