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‘Divergent’ author to tour in January/February for new book
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:21:08 -0700
NEW YORK (AP) — Veronica Roth wants the tour for her sci-fi/fantasy novel “Carve the Mark” to be a little like the book itself, a “sojourn” defined by “exploration and curiosity.” “(W)ith each stop on the tour, my intention is to learn about the cities I’m traveling to,” the Chicago-based author best known for her […]
Oxford says Shakespeare will share credit for Henry VI
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:16:10 -0700
LONDON (AP) — The Bard was not a solo act. Oxford University Press’ new edition of William Shakespeare’s works will credit Christopher Marlowe as co-author of the three Henry VI plays, underscoring that the playwright collaborated with others on some of his most famous works. Marlowe, a playwright, poet and spy, will share billing in […]
Photo of fallen service members is one for the history books
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:36:04 -0700
Tami Silicio’s photo of the flag-draped coffins of U.S. service members killed in Iraq has been selected by Time as one of the most influential pictures in history, but the release of the image came at a steep personal price.
Acclaimed author Thom Jones, 71, dies in Olympia
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:12:38 -0700
Thom Jones survived a Dickensian childhood, self-hate and a brain injury from boxing to become an idiosyncratic literary sensation as a writer of short stories. The award-winning author and resident of Washington state died Oct. 14 in Olympia.