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ArtsBeat: Fame-Hating Lewis Carroll Letter Lands in Los Angeles 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:00:44 GMT 
    A Lewis Carroll letter lamenting attention from fans is bought by the University of Southern California.








Books of The Times: ‘The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan’ 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:38:22 GMT 
    “The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan” shows the stage and film director as demanding and manipulative in both his personal and professional lives.








ArtsBeat: Remembering the Life and Work of Gabriel García Márquez 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:47:04 GMT 
    A look at The Times’s coverage of Gabriel García Márquez, who died on Thursday at 87.








Gabriel García Márquez, Conjurer of Literary Magic, Dies at 87 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:16:17 GMT 
    Mr. García Márquez, a Colombian who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982, wrote fiction rooted in a mythical Latin American landscape of his own creation.








Books of The Times: David Grimm’s ‘Citizen Canine’ Looks at an Evolving Status 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:47:27 GMT 
    In David Grimm’s “Citizen Canine,” a range of animal-rights advocates note the changing, and heightened, status of pets in contemporary culture.








ArtsBeat: Colm Toibin Named Chairman of PEN World Voices Festival 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:40:05 GMT 
    Mr. Toibin will take over the duties from Salman Rushdie beginning in 2015.








ArtsBeat: Cast of ‘Fun Home’ Heading to South Carolina Amid Dispute Over Book 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:04:48 GMT 
    The College of Charleston has been threatened with a budget cut after providing all incoming students for 2013-14 with a copy of Alison Bechdel’s memoir, “Fun Home.”


Robin Roberts: By the Book 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:30:01 GMT 
    The “Good Morning America” anchor and author of “Everybody’s Got Something” calls Maya Angelou her literary hero: As a teenager in Mississippi, “I identified with her quest for independence.”








F. Reid Buckley, Novelist and Columnist, Dies at 83 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:24:58 GMT 
    Mr. Buckley, brother to former Senator James L. Buckley and the conservative commentator William F. Buckley Jr., preferred the South to New York’s literary scene.








Advertising: Children’s Book to Soothe Parents of the College-Bound 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:14:54 GMT 
    The investment company T. Rowe Price has published a rhyming picture book to help worried parents plan for the cost of sending their children to college.








Currents: Books: When Our Maids Lived In 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:53:53 GMT 
    “Manhattan Classic: New York’s Finest Prewar Apartments” will have Manhattanites longing for the prewar era.








Brandon Sanderson Tops Best Sellers With ‘Words of Radiance’ 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:20:10 GMT 
    Brandon Sanderson, who once completed 12 novels with nothing to show for it but publisher rejections, has hit No. 1 with “Words of Radiance.”








ArtsBeat: Leaping Off the Screen: Nelson George Talks About ‘Soul Train’ 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:04:35 GMT 
    Mr. George’s new book, “The Hippest Trip in America,” is a history of the landmark TV dance show.








Andrés Neuman’s New Novel Is ‘Talking to Ourselves’ 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:50:36 GMT 
    The Spanish-Argentine writer Andrés Neuman, a protégé of Roberto Bolaño, now has his second novel to appear in English: “Talking to Ourselves,” a contemporary family drama and unflinching story of grief.


ArtsBeat: E. L. Doctorow Wins Library of Congress Award 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:15:14 GMT 
    Mr. Doctorow will be honored at the Congress National Book Festival on Aug. 30.






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