November 22, 2013 Also: A newly published essay by C.S. Lewis; exploring Middle-Earth; Salman Rushdie on the Internet.
Mary Thom, seen in an undated photo, was "one of the great writers, editors, and visionaries of the women's movement," said Julie Burton, president of The Women's Media Center.
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April 29, 2013 Also: Photographing the library at Guantanamo Bay; authors annotating their own work; and the best books coming out this week.
Sig Gissler, administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, announces the winners Monday at Columbia University in New York.
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April 16, 2013 Also, Captain Underpants is under attack; Granta's new "Best Of Young British Novelists"; the Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist announced.
Renee Zellweger in a scene from Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. A new Bridget Jones book will come out this November.
February 6, 2013 Also: What to do when a book makes you cry on public transportation; Amazon launches its own currency; and Ping Fu's memoir comes under attack.
Author Salman Rushdie at The New Yorker Festival in New York on Oct. 7.
November 12, 2012 The feud began in 1997 in the letters pages of the Guardian, with Rushdie calling the author of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy "a pompous ass" and Le Carre accusing the author of The Satanic Verses of "self-canonization." Both writers now say they regret the literary war of words, and speak of their mutual admiration.
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