Literary fiction

April 10, 2017 - 12:07 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu is soon to decide whether New Hampshire schools must give parents two weeks' notice before teaching sex education or human sexuality. Backers of the bill, which has passed the Legislature, say it will let parents ensure their children are learning...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2012 file photo, author Toni Morrison receives her Medal of Freedom award during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist is scheduled to be presented with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' Emerson-Thoreau Medal on Thursday evening, April 6, 2017, at the Academy's headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 06, 2017 - 12:30 am
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Nobel literature laureate Toni Morrison is collecting another prestigious prize. The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist is scheduled to be presented with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' Emerson-Thoreau Medal. The prize was established in 1958 and is awarded to...
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March 28, 2017 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Margaret Atwood hasn't quite finished telling "The Handmaid's Tale." The Canadian author has provided additional material for an audio edition coming out next week exclusively from audio producer and distributor Audible.com. The audiobook expands on a version released in 2012 and...
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March 17, 2017 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — George Braziller, an independent and self-taught publisher for more than 50 years who supported early novels by Norman Mailer and Arthur Miller and released fiction by Nobel laureates Orhan Pamuk and Claude Simon, has died. He was 101. A spokesman for his publishing house, George...
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March 10, 2017 - 3:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Robert James Waller, whose best-selling, bittersweet 1992 romance novel "The Bridges of Madison County" was turned into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood and later into a soaring Broadway musical, has died in Texas, according to a longtime friend. He was 77. Scott...
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FILE - This Sept. 13, 2011 file photo shows British author John Le Carre at the UK film premiere of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," in London. After a hiatus of more than 25 years, John le Carre is again writing about one of the world’s most famous fictional spies. Viking said Tuesday, March 7, 2017, that le Carre’s “A Legacy of Spies” will come out Sept. 6. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)
March 07, 2017 - 9:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Welcome back, George Smiley. After a hiatus of more than 25 years, John le Carre is again writing about one of the world's most famous fictional spies. Viking told The Associated Press on Tuesday that le Carre's "A Legacy of Spies" will come out Sept. 6. According to the publisher,...
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March 07, 2017 - 8:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Welcome back, George Smiley. After a hiatus of more than 25 years, John le Carre is again writing about one of the world's most famous fictional spies. Viking told The Associated Press on Tuesday that le Carre's "A Legacy of Spies" will come out Sept. 6. According to the publisher,...
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