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AP National WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Khaled Hosseini, whose novels have sold more than 38 million copies worldwide, knows what a lucky man he is. "What separates me from someone in the streets of Kabul is such a thin line," says the Afghan-American author of "The...
Fiction writers don't often get credit for their influence on the world -- it is often invisible and unheralded. But among those on Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, released Thursday, were two surprising...
Author George Saunders is having the kind of year that could lead the former roofer and slaughterhouse worker to imagine that someone is spritzing the air around him with a giant bottle of perfume. "The way things have been going recently, it's as if...
The lineup for the 10th annual CityLit Festival is set, so Baltimore-area book lovers should mark April 13 on calendars. The event, held at the central branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, offers a full day of author readings, panel discussions and...
This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details.NEW YORK — From a distance, wearing plaid and slightly grizzled, Sam Lipsyte looks like a grumpy lumberjack — although there are not many lumberjacks standing at the gate of Columbia University in Manhattan. And up close, it's clear he's not...
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Apparently, we're in them midst of a short story boomlet. I know this because The New York Times told me so in a recent article, "Good Fit for Today's Little Screens: Short Stories." I tend to put little trust in trend pieces. If I believed every...
The L.A. Times Festival of Books is on the horizon -- April 21-22, to be exact. In the coming weeks, we'll be talking to some of the authors who will be there; the first is bestselling novelist Lisa See. The author of "Dreams of Joy," "Snow Flower and...
HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Alex Cross, Run" by James Patterson (Little, Brown, $28.99). In this latest addition in the Alex Cross series, the detective returns to track down a slew of serial killers in Washington, D.C. Last week: — 2. "A Week in...
Author My Haley's "The Treason of Mary Louvestre" tour continues In case you missed it in our earlier story, author My Haley is currently touring to discuss her book, "The Treason of Mary Louvestre" (Koehlerbooks, 2013), which tells the story of a...
What signifies fame 2013-style more than a teen pop megastar with a momager? In his new novel, “The Love Song of Jonny Valentine” (Free Press, $25), author Teddy Wayne takes a look into the heart of celebrity through the perspective of an 11-...
Writing literary fiction is a pursuit for neither the impatient nor the faint of heart. It takes years to learn the craft, then more years to break into the famously insular, heavily guarded world of high-level publishing. It's a slog, in short,...
Nancy Pelosi on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Eric Cantor on ‘Meet the Press’; Deval Patrick on ‘Face the Nation’The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelGeorge Saunders, author of "Tenth of December," will be a guest on ABC's "This Week" at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. The panelists will be Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla.; Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.; Republican strategist Nicolle Wallace; Stephanie Cutter, Obama...
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