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How the Author of ‘Ragtime’ Taught an Aspiring Writer to Hear the Music

How the Author of ‘Ragtime’ Taught an Aspiring Writer to Hear the Music

How the Author of ‘Ragtime’ Taught an Aspiring Writer to Hear the Music How the Author of ‘Ragtime’ Taught an Aspiring Writer to Hear the Music This is when it happened: As I read “The Waves,” I started to “hear” language as if for the first time. It was as though a window flew open, and the sounds of the …

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Author Don Winslow puts up $20,000 reward for name of police officer who took selfie with rioter

American author Don Winslow is seen during the Leipzig Book Fair 2016 on 18 March 2016 in Leipzig, Germany

Author Don Winslow puts up $20,000 reward for name of police officer who took selfie with rioter Author Don Winslow puts up $20,000 reward for name of police officer who took selfie with rioter Author Don Winslow has put up a $20,000 reward in exchange of the name of a police officer who appeared to pose for a selfie with …

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John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89

John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89

John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89 John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89 Graham Greene called “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold,” featuring the plump, ill-dressed George Smiley, the greatest spy story he had ever read. Source link

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John le Carre death: Author of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy dies, aged 89

Why John le Carré is much better than a TV adaptation could suggest

John le Carre death: Author of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy dies, aged 89 John le Carre death: Author of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy dies, aged 89 Literary agency Curtis Brown said the author and former spy, real name David John Moore Cornwell, died on Saturday evening after a short illness which was not related to Covid-19. A statement shared on …

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An Eco-Fable From the Author of ‘The Magicians’

An Eco-Fable From the Author of ‘The Magicians’

An Eco-Fable From the Author of ‘The Magicians’ An Eco-Fable From the Author of ‘The Magicians’ THE SILVER ARROWBy Lev Grossman It is Kate’s 11th birthday, and what she wants more than anything else in the world is to feel special and necessary. To a kid in the mundane 21st century — her parents are workaholics, and she’s bored with …

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Jan Myrdal, Swedish Author and Provocateur, Dies at 93

Jan Myrdal, Swedish Author and Provocateur, Dies at 93

Jan Myrdal, Swedish Author and Provocateur, Dies at 93 Jan Myrdal, Swedish Author and Provocateur, Dies at 93 Jan Myrdal, a radical Swedish writer who spurned the liberal politics of his famous Nobel-winning parents and embraced Communism, Marxism and Maoism, died on Oct. 30 in Varberg, Sweden. He was 93. His death was announced by Cecilia Cervin, a former chairman …

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Ruth Kluger, Author of a Haunting Holocaust Memoir, Dies at 88

Ruth Kluger, Author of a Haunting Holocaust Memoir, Dies at 88

Ruth Kluger, Author of a Haunting Holocaust Memoir, Dies at 88 Ruth Kluger, Author of a Haunting Holocaust Memoir, Dies at 88 Begrudgingly accepting her mother’s advice, which was also validated by another prisoner working as a clerk, she gave her age to the guards as 15 instead of 12, which qualified her for forced labor instead of extermination. As …

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Alexandre Dumas: Google Doodle celebrates prolific French author who wrote The Three Musketeers

Alexandre Dumas: Google Doodle celebrates prolific French author who wrote The Three Musketeers

Alexandre Dumas: Google Doodle celebrates prolific French author who wrote The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas: Google Doodle celebrates prolific French author who wrote The Three Musketeers Dumas published over 100,000 pages during his lifetime Source link

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Gail Sheehy, Journalist, Author and Social Observer, Dies at 83

Gail Sheehy, Journalist, Author and Social Observer, Dies at 83

Gail Sheehy, Journalist, Author and Social Observer, Dies at 83 Gail Sheehy, Journalist, Author and Social Observer, Dies at 83 She looked at what makes public figures tick and, in her “Passages” books, how adults navigate life’s inevitable changes. Source link

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Lovecraft Country author: ‘I needed a bridge between paranormal horror and the horrors of racism’

Lovecraft Country author: ‘I needed a bridge between paranormal horror and the horrors of racism’

Lovecraft Country author: ‘I needed a bridge between paranormal horror and the horrors of racism’ Lovecraft Country author: ‘I needed a bridge between paranormal horror and the horrors of racism’ As a long-haired undergraduate at Cornell University in upstate New York, writer Matt Ruff loved to unwind by taking leisurely walks in the wilderness. He’d ramble off campus, through woods …

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