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Isabel Allende has earned laurels for her work in both Chile and the United States.
November 12, 2014 The Chilean-American novelist is among 19 people slated to receive the highest civilian honor in the U.S. Also: The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm get a gruesome new translation.
Isabel Allende is apologizing for her comments about mystery novels.
February 14, 2014 Last month, the best-selling writer told NPR that her new book, Ripper, which is itself a mystery novel, was written as a "joke." Fans of the genre, as well as booksellers and writers, weren't amused.
Lance Armstrong talks to the media after the 2011 Xterra Nationals triathlon in Utah.
September 12, 2013 Also: Annie Proulx wrote the libretto for an opera based on "Brokeback Mountain"; Jesmyn Ward on losing her brother; Isabel Allende recalls Pablo Neruda's funeral.
The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum officially opens this week in Dallas, Texas.
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April 23, 2013 Also: Bret Easton Ellis was asked not to attend GLAAD awards; authors who used amphetamines to write; and Isabel Allende's magical realism critiqued.
April 5, 2013 Also: Isabel Allende's love of Zorro; Lemony Snicket makes a Twitter appearance; Cat Marnell's book proposal was leaked.
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