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NACOGDOCHES – A 50-year-old sky-blue Volkswagen Beetle pulls up in the middle of Fredonia Street. The white-haired occupant of the car walks away from the car and says to a man on the sidewalk, “Are you Joe Lansdale? The author smiles and nods. “I like your handwriting,” the driver says, then gets back into the …

New York (AFP) The recent dismissal of a white New York teacher for reading aloud the “N-word” of a Mark Twain novel has highlighted the use of racist slurs in American classrooms. It has reignited a long-standing debate about how the books of some of America’s most famous authors should be taught in an age …

Adult News Judges Caroline Bock is the author of Carry Her Home, winner of the 2018 Washington Writers’ Publishing House Fiction Prize, and of the young adult novels LIE and Before My Eyes. Bock also co-edited This Is What America Looks Like: Poetry & Fiction from DC, Maryland and Virginia from the Washington Writers’ Publishing …

June 26, 2021 Motley stones. By Adalbert Stifter. Translated by Isabel Fargo Cole. New York Review Books; 288 pages; $ 17.95 and £ 14.99 TTHE AUTHOR of these stories was an Austrian bureaucrat, known locally as a humble chronicler of bucolic idylls. Yet his characters include children who see Christ in a snowstorm; a macrocephalic …

Until about three years ago, the name Andreas Vesalius meant absolutely nothing to me. Then one of the longtime members of our group of writers, Ron Blumenfeld – who is a gifted journalist and now a published historical novelist – brought us the first segments of this Vesalius manuscript that he hoped he could publish. …

Sichuan-born novelist Yan Ge, famous for her stories of rural China written in her hometown dialect, is set to publish her first novel and short story collection in English. According to The bookstore, literary publishers Faber and Scribner acquired the exclusive UK and Commonwealth rights and North American rights, respectively, to Yan’s novel Destination hotel …

ROCHESTER – There’s a lot going on at the Rochester Public Library for families this summer. Our kids room has been working overtime to prepare for the great programs and other activities they will be presenting. Plus, there are summer reading programs for everyone from kids and teens to adults! Continuing our celebration of PRIDE …

Noel Obiora is Senior Legal Counsel for the California Public Utilities Commission, where he has spent nearly two decades deciphering and analyzing all legal aspects of the commission’s regulatory process. Before that, Obiora had her own private practice in Los Angeles, and long before that, Obiora, 55, was a shy kid in Nigeria who dreamed …

The CW is working on a modern remake of the novels of Jane austen with its next adaptation to series anthology, Modern austen. Hollywood adapted the Novels by Jane Austen many times, and even the world of TV and projects of Web series They did the same, but a new contemporary adaptation of the classic …

To be binary about this, there are two types of readers in the world. The first, in response to the question “Have you ever read Laurie Colwin?” », Answers:« No ». The other guy ignites like a gas jet and sighs, “Ohhhhh. Laurie Colwin. Over the past 40 years or so, I have bonded with …