New York’s Morgan Library receives major James Joyce collection

NEW YORK, March 17 — One of the foremost private collections of works by the influential Irish writer James Joyce has been donated to New York’s Morgan Library and Museum. The...

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Neil Young writing sci-fi novel ‘Canary’

NEW YORK, March 16 — The Canadian musician, who currently stars in the film Paradox, told Rolling Stone magazine that he is working on a science-fiction novel called Canary. The novel is...

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Virginie Despentes, Han Kang among Man Booker International longlistees

LONDON, March 14 — The Man Booker International Prize has revealed its 13-strong 2018 longlist, recognising translated fiction from around the world. The prize is awarded every year for a...

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Markus Zusak reveals new YA novel

SYDNEY, March 14 — Markus Zusak, author of international bestseller The Book Thief, is preparing to publish a young adult novel that is more than a decade in the making. Zusak is the author...

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Lebanese novelist, feminist Emily Nasrallah dies at 87

BEIRUT, March 14 — Prominent Lebanese novelist and lifelong women’s rights activist Emily Nasrallah has died at the age of 87. A distinguished author of novels, children’s books and...

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