Fiction

August 09, 2017 - 6:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — A patriotic film reportedly inspired by evacuations of Chinese civilians in Libya and Yemen has become China's biggest-ever grossing domestic movie. By Wednesday, action movie "Wolf Warrior 2" had raked in more than 3.4 billion yuan ($507 million), overtaking Hong Kong director...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2015 file photo, author Anne Tyler appears in London. Paperback editions of Tyler's novels are being issued over the next several months. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
August 03, 2017 - 8:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Anne Tyler is finishing a new book and reorganizing her past. New paperback editions of "The Accidental Tourist," the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Breathing Lessons" and 17 other Tyler novels are being issued over the next several months by Vintage Books, a paperback imprint of Penguin...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 12, 2017 file photo Indian novelist Arundhati Roy presents her book "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness" at the Parco della Musica Auditorium in Rome. American authors Paul Auster and Colson Whitehead are among 13 contenders for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction. The list also includes a previous winner, India's Arundhati Roy. (Giorgio OnoratiANSA via AP, File)
July 26, 2017 - 9:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — Paul Auster, Colson Whitehead and past winner Arundhati Roy are among contenders for this year's Man Booker Prize for fiction. Auster's intimate epic "4 3 2 1" and Whitehead's fantasy-tinged historical saga "The Underground Railroad" are among four works by U.S. authors on the list,...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, centre, attends a ceremony at Turkey's Parliament to commemorate the one year anniversary of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, in Ankara, Turkey, early Sunday, July 16, 2017. Turkey commemorates the first anniversary of the July 15 failed military attempt to overthrow Erdogan, with a series of events honouring some 250 people, who were killed across Turkey while trying to oppose coup-plotters. (Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool)
July 15, 2017 - 11:44 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to "rip the heads off" of terror groups and coup-plotters who tried to end his more than decade-long rule on Saturday, as Turkey marked the anniversary of the country's crushed military coup with a series of rallies and other commemorative events...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, centre, attends a ceremony at Turkey's Parliament to commemorate the one year anniversary of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, in Ankara, Turkey, early Sunday, July 16, 2017. Turkey commemorates the first anniversary of the July 15 failed military attempt to overthrow Erdogan, with a series of events honouring some 250 people, who were killed across Turkey while trying to oppose coup-plotters. (Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool)
July 15, 2017 - 10:29 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to "rip the heads off" of terror groups and coup-plotters who tried to end his more than decade-long rule on Saturday, as Turkey marked the anniversary of the country's crushed military coup with a series of rallies and other commemorative events...
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This cover image released by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers shows, "The Lifters," a fantasy novel for middle schoolers written by Dave Eggers. The book will be released on March 27, 2018. (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers via AP)
July 13, 2017 - 8:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Eggers' next literary adventure will be for a younger crowd. The author has written a fantasy novel for middle-schoolers, "The Lifters," the first of a two-book deal with Alfred A. Knopf. "The Lifters" is scheduled for March 27, 2018, the publisher told The Associated Press on...
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This cover image released by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers shows, "The Lifters," a fantasy novel for middle schoolers written by Dave Eggers. The book will be released on March 27, 2018. (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers via AP)
July 13, 2017 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Eggers' next literary adventure will be for a younger crowd. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf tells The Associated Press that "The Lifters" is a fantasy novel for middle-schoolers that's scheduled for March 27, 2018. Featuring illustrations by the team of brothers Eric and Terry Fan,...
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June 26, 2017 - 10:20 am
LONDON (AP) — Wizarding legend Harry Potter's tale has turned 20. Author J.K. Rowling's first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was published in Britain on June 26, 1997. Since then, it has sold more than 450 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 79 languages. The...
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This cover image released by Random House shows "Behold the Dreamers," a novel by Imbolo Mbue and Oprah Winfrey’s latest selection for Oprah's Book Club. (Random House via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 9:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Imbolo Mbue, whose debut novel "Behold the Dreamers" is Oprah Winfrey's latest selection, owes her career in part to the talk-show host. "Years ago, I went to the library one day in Falls Church, Virginia, to borrow a book and saw a shelf that only had Oprah book club picks," Mbue,...
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FILE - In this July 21, 2015, file photo, author John Green attends the premiere of "Paper Towns" in New York. The author of the million-selling “The Fault in Our Stars” has a new novel coming Oct. 10, Dutton Books announced Thursday, June 22, 2017. The book is called “Turtles All the Way Down” and tells of a 16-year girl in search of a missing billionaire as she struggles with mental illness. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
June 22, 2017 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — John Green fans, mark your calendar. The author of the million-selling "The Fault in Our Stars" has a new novel coming Oct. 10, Dutton Books announced Thursday. The book is called "Turtles All the Way Down" and tells of a 16-year girl in search of a missing billionaire as she copes...
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