Fiction

August 30, 2017 - 8:47 am
LONDON (AP) — The manager of Terry Pratchett's estate says he's honored the late fantasy author's wishes by destroying a hard drive containing his unpublished works with a steamroller. Rob Wilkins posted a picture of himself near a steamroller and tweeted: "About to fulfil my obligation to Terry."...
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August 29, 2017 - 6:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A fantasy novel removed from a New York Times best-seller list because of suspicious sales has been pulled from a chart compiled by the American Booksellers Association. The association announced Tuesday that Lani Sarem's "Handbook for Mortals" will no longer appear on its young...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2017 file photo, author Stephen King speaks at Book Expo America, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in New York. King is retaliating against President Donald Trump for blocking him on Twitter. In a post late Thursday, Aug. 24, the Maine horror author said he would block Trump from seeing the upcoming movie "It" or the currently showing television series "Mr. Mercedes," both based on his books. King's tweet says "No clowns for you, Donald. Go float yourself." (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 26, 2017 - 10:42 am
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Stephen King is retaliating against President Donald Trump for blocking him on Twitter. In a post late Thursday, the Maine horror author said he would block Trump from seeing the upcoming movie "It" or the currently showing television series "Mr. Mercedes," both based on his...
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August 26, 2017 - 10:18 am
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Stephen King is retaliating against President Donald Trump for blocking him on Twitter. In a post late Thursday, the Maine horror author said he would block Trump from seeing the upcoming movie "It" or the currently showing television series "Mr. Mercedes," both based on his...
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August 22, 2017 - 6:10 am
LONDON (AP) — Brian Aldiss, one of the most prolific and influential science fiction writers of the 20th century, has died aged 92. Literary agency Curtis Brown says Aldiss died early Saturday at his home in Oxford, England. Born in 1925, Aldiss had a huge influence on sci-fi, as both a writer and...
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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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