Mary Higgins Clark, the tireless and long-reigning 'Queen of Suspense' whose tales of women beating the odds made her one of the world's most popular writers, died Friday at age 92.
02 Feb 2020
Sonny Mehta, the urbane and astute head of Alfred A Knopf, has died at age 77.
31 Dec 2019
Elizabeth Spencer, a grande dame of Southern literature who bravely navigated between the Jim Crow past and open-ended present in her novels and stories, has died at 98.
25 Dec 2019
Harold Bloom, whose seminal The Anxiety of Influence and melancholy regard for the old masters made him a standard-bearer of civilisation amid modern trends, died Monday at age 89.
15 Oct 2019
A book of Toni Morrison quotations is coming out in December.
08 Oct 2019
Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse, died Sunday at age 80.
07 Oct 2019
Alfred Alvarez died in London of pneumonia, according to his literary representatives, Aitken Alexander Associates.
24 Sep 2019
Sales for Margaret Atwood's The Testaments, her highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, have already topped 100,000 copies.
13 Sep 2019
Paule Marshall, who drew upon classic and vernacular literature to narrate the divides between blacks and whites, men and women and modern and traditional cultures, has died at age 90.
16 Aug 2019
When author Angela Flournoy was asked to dress as her favourite literary character for a magazine shoot four years ago, she knew how to look the part...
07 Aug 2019
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer of modern literature whose imaginative power transformed American letters by dramatising the pursuit of freedom within boundaries of race, has died at age 88.
07 Aug 2019
DA Pennebaker, the Oscar-winning documentary maker who had many historic contributions to American culture and politics, has died. He was 94.
04 Aug 2019
Ernest Hemingway wasn't the only Great American Writer with something to say about Paris.
31 Jul 2019