New York Times publisher stepping down, handing over to son

NEW YORK, Dec 15 — New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr announced yesterday that he was stepping down after 25 years at the helm of the renowned newspaper and handing over to...

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Garcia Marquez archive now accessible online

AUSTIN, Dec 13 — A US university has made more than 27,000 images from the late Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s archive available online. They include materials from all of his...

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Nobel prize winner’s book turned down by 19 publishers

PARIS, Dec 13 — The French writer Claude Simon, who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1985, would not be published today, according to an experiment conducted by one of his fans. Writer...

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Marquis de Sade erotic novel, or some quantum theory? You choose

PARIS, Dec 12 ― Fancy some 232-year old pornography, written in the Bastille and hidden behind a stone? Or something more intellectually stimulating? How about mathematical equations...

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The write stuff: Life lessons from author James Patterson

NEW YORK, Dec 12 — Most writers dream of publishing a book in their lifetime, and maybe even selling a few copies. Then there is James Patterson, who has sold over 300 million of them. The...

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