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Annie Proulx

First Nighter: Samuel D. Hunter's "The Few" is for the Many

David Finkle | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

In Samuel D. Hunter's outstanding play, The Whale, presented at Playwrights Horizons in the 2012-13 season, obese and suicidal Charlie ignores the ple...

Daniel Basteiro

This Is The 'Brokeback Mountain' Opera You've Been Waiting For

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Basteiro | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

This is a translated version of an article that originally appeared on HuffPost Spain. There’s more than one type of cowboy. The U.S. sure has so...

Top 5 Quotations From My Book A Return to Brokeback Mountain

Nicholas Snow | Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

On Nov. 29, 2005, I was on the red carpet for the historic premiere of Brokeback Mountain. Everyone in attendance that night became a part of history, helping launch a profound, heart-wrenching portrayal of the costs of the living in the closet.

Rushdie Cancels Festival Appearance Due To Threats

AP | By PRAKASH BHANDARI | Posted 01.23.2012 | Books

JAIPUR, India (Associated Press) -- Booker-Prize winning author Salman Rushdie canceled plans to appear at an Indian literature festival Friday after ...

Palaces, Camels, Salman, and Oprah: If It's January, It Must be the Jaipur Literature Festival

Victoria Lautman | Posted 03.13.2012 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

To describe the Jaipur Literature Festival as the rambunctious love-spawn of the mercantile-minded Frankfurt Book Fair and free-spirited Woodstock barely scratches the surface of this spectacle.

Writing the Decent Denver Novel

Jenny Shank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jenny Shank

Writing the Great American Novel seemed out of the question. So instead I set out to write the Decent Denver Novel. Why Denver, you ask? Why not Denver, I say.

Bidding Farewell to Accidental Books

Sophia Dembling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sophia Dembling

Accidental books are books we might not have chosen given unlimited choice, but also don't mind reading when they fall in our path.

Ogalalla Blue

Daniel Krotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Daniel Krotz

In 1978 the Corp of Engineers built a 48 million dollar reservoir in Oklahoma called Optima Dam. Due to declines in groundwater, it has never held so much as a teacup of water.

No Time to Read? Go Short

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

There is a solution to the time crunch: the beauty and brevity of a short story. For those with circumscribed time, short stories deliver, and deliver big time.

9 Of Your Favorite Books: Huffington Post November Readers' Picks (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ever since we posted our first installment of the HuffPost Readers' Picks, we've gotten a flood of further reader recommendations. The feature has bee...

Rob Fishman

New York Public Library Celebrates Library Lions

HuffingtonPost.com | Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last night, the New York Public Library held its annual Library Lions dinner, followed by the Young Lions benefit party. This year, in a break from t...

Bad Idea, Mr. Wuorinen

Ivan Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ivan Katz

Although it's not accurate to say that every facet of the adaptation of Brokeback Mountain is utterly wrong-headed, there is enough bad thought in this proposal to fill a reservoir.