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Inside the Artist's Studio

American novelist John Updike once said, What art offers is space—a certain breathing room for the spirit. If that's true, then the artist's studio must provide similar occasion for the body and the mind to breathe life into what the spirit ... Interiors & Sources, 20 hours ago

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From Kenyon to literary stardom, Doctorow '52 remembered as generous, kind

E.L. Doctorow '52 studied at Kenyon under the tutelage of John Crowe Ransom, founding editor of the Kenyon Review. While at Kenyon, the esteemed author also taught Sunday school in Mansfield and spent many evenings playing folk songs on guitar, ...
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The New Republic Online

How Joan Didion Became the Ultimate Literary Celebrity

J oan Didion and her husband John Gregory Dunne had lived in Brentwood, an affluent Los Angeles suburb, for two years, when they opened the newspaper one morning to find someone had organized a bizarrely intrusive prank. In the pages of the Los ...
 The New Republic Online1 month ago
Bright Lights Film Journal

Hollywood Royalty: Two Autobiographies by Anjelica Huston

Angelica Huston with John Huston in the 1950s. Photo reproduced courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. She was never classically beautiful, at least by Hollywood's exaggerated standards: a few too many sharp angles on her face, a few too many vertical ...
 Bright Lights Film Journal1 week ago
ABC News

Steve Soboroff's famous typewriter collection has many stories to tell

Jessica Chou for ESPN BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Steve Soboroff still becomes awestruck when he thinks about how he got here. As he stands in a museum surrounded by 33 typewriters that were owned by some of the world's most famous (John ...
 ABC News1 day ago
Abu Dhabi National

Conventional wisdom gives Jonathan Franzen a sense of Purity

It comes as no surprise that Jonathan Franzen's new novel, Purity , is about the internet. In works such as Freedom (2010) and his National Book Award-winning The Corrections (2001), Franzen showed himself to be a writer dedicated to portraying how ...
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Boston Globe

Samuel Blumenfeld, at 89; conservative writer and phonics advocate

Gustavo Vara Billota Mr. Blumenfeld was as kind and gentle in person as he was fierce on a written page. His mother was illiterate, and when Mr. Blumenfeld was a child, he struggled to help her learn the rudiments of reading and writing. In the ...
 Boston Globe1 week ago

Galassi's galaxy

Imagine the F word as the first word of a novel - and no, Gordon Ramsey is not the author. And imagine Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney, Les Murray, and Derek Walcott sitting at the same table and yes, it has happened. Their words on writing at an ... weeks ago
Irish Times

The 100 best novels in English? Irish writers and critics have their say

Julian Gough, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne and a host of others respond to Robert McCrum's 100 greatest novels written in English. Read on for lively debate and hot book tips Compiling a list entitled is not simply sticking your head over the literary ...
 Irish Times2 weeks ago How many of the 100 best novels written in English have you read?  Ely News2 weeks ago Greg McGee: The Best Books I Never Wrote month ago
Austin American Statesman

Sid Miller, the Slim Pickens of Texas politics

Good morning Austin: It is a shame that Slim Pickens is no longer with us because I can't think of any actor more perfectly suited to star in the Sid Miller biopic the story of how a rancher, farmer and championship rodeo cowboy from ...
 Austin American Statesman2 weeks ago
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