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...thrillers such as "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" made him the most widely read and influential military novelist of his time, has died. He was 66.Penguin Group (USA) announced that Clancy had died Tuesday in Baltimore. The publisher...
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Writers workshop registration ongoing

...College-University of Alaska Anchorage is pleased to announce that this year's keynote presenter will be Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Cunningham. The early registration fee is $325. The registration will then be $375, space available. There is...
Poignant novel finds love in strange places

...Love Leaves Us," won the Iowa Short Fiction Award, and the literary magazine "Granta" named her one of the Best American Novelists Under 40. "Above the Thunder" shows power and promise, transporting readers into a quirky and deeply moving story. Shana...
Rich Lowry: The anti-Charlie Hebdo fifth column

...guys - but otherwise agree with the jihadis that the publication was out-of-bounds."A hideous crime was committed," novelist Peter Carey generously concedes, "but was it a freedom-of-speech issue for PEN America to be self-righteous about...
Full Spring ahead at KPC

...consultations and a boat cruise with authors. This year's conference will be held from June 12-16 and the keynote speaker will be novelist and short story writer Andre Dubus III. The early registration period for the public continues through May 1 ($375) and...
An Outfoor View: Jenna talks habitat

...bigger than a 2-pound bass, but who had once noodled a 67-pound flathead catfish out of the Altamaha River, and who had the scars to prove it.Hopeful romance novelist Les Palmer can be reached at
Op-ed: China's big hack attack

...across the country. Who needs missiles when a laptop and the right software can be just as effective?It doesn't take a spy novelist to come up with a scenario in which a Chinese government agent approaches someone with a top security clearance and threatens...
'Finding Your Roots' with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.

...cases tracing them back to slave ancestors, this latest series is more of a potpourri. In the first episode we meet horror novelist Stephen King, actor Courtney B. Vance and Canadian actress-singer Gloria Reuben. King's father walked out on his family...
Many artists have drawn inspiration, drive from nature

...brick walkways and an orchard.Leonard, an author, editor and political theorist, was the planter, while Virginia, the novelist and critic, was more of an observer. She "experienced 'profound' pleasure in the 'fertility and wildness' of the gardens...
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Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus with authors. This year's conference will be held from June 12-16 and the keynote speaker will be award-winning novelist and short story writer Andre Dubus III. There are 18 workshop faculty members, all distinguished writers, who lead conference...


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