There have been instances of writers such as the Nobel Prize-winning Canadian Alice Munro and American Phillip Roth announcing their desire to retire from the world of books and writing, but no one has chosen this unique form of self-imposed ... Asian Age, 2 days ago
Volunteers Needed for Alice Munro Festival - Noodls, 2 weeks ago
Review: Alice Munro writes with compassion in "Family Furnishings" - Denver Post, 1 month ago
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J im Munro is giving his last tour of the catacombs, which is what he calls the labyrinthine space that runs underneath Munro's Books—his legendary, half-century-old business on Government Street in Victoria. The basement, a legacy of the ...TheWalrus.ca, 1 month ago
More than 500 people rallied for Invasion Day Canberra on January 26. Photo: Aran Mylvaganam Chanting "Always was, always will be, Aboriginal land," more than 500 members of Aboriginal communities from across the country and their supporters ...Green Left Weekly, 22 hours ago
"Today was the best Invasion Day protest that I have ever been to," Socialist Alliance councillor Sue Bolton told Green Left Weekly on January 26. "There was a real feeling of Aboriginal pride and resistance. The crowd was bigger today too." In ...Green Left Weekly, 1 day ago
Ben McNally, owner of Toronto's Ben McNally Books, said the store had a double-digit percentage increase in book sales compared to 2013. I think that the standoff between Hachette and Amazon might have focused people's attention on the fact that ...PublishersWeekly.com, 1 day ago
Several authors who have been active in We Need Diverse Books—v-p of development I.W. Gregorio (None of the Above) and Renée Ahdieh (The Wrath and the Dawn)—will be at the WNDB consultation station. Gregorio and author Pam Muñoz Ryan (Echo) ...PublishersWeekly.com, 1 day ago
The Redfern Block has been the site on an ongoing tent embassy and occupation. On a blistering hot Sunday in January, a group of Aboriginal activists and allies delivered their impassioned accounts to a captivated crowd at The Block, Redfern. The ...Green Left Weekly, 1 day ago
Paperback Fiction 1. GONE GIRL (Broadway, $9.99, $15). By Gillian Flynn. A model couple's marriage crumbles when the wife vanishes and the husband becomes a prime suspect.  2. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY (Vintage, $15.95). By E.L.Washington Post, 1 day ago
LAWRENCE — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas has released its spring schedule of courses and special events. A unit of KU Continuing Education, the Osher Institute offers courses that stress the joy of learning ...University of Kansas, 1 day ago
Sexy screen diva, concerned mother, loyal partner — will the real Swastika Mukherjee stand up please, we ask. She searches you with her grey-green eyes and says, simply, "But all of them are me." And finally, that was the tone of this interview ...Times of India, 2 days ago Swastika Mukherjee: I keep my fingers crossed that my relationship with Lal doesn't go down the drain Times of India, 5 days ago
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