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TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hello, good morning, welcome, to nothing much. This is your liveblog of the Sunday Morning Political Loud Sucking Sounds.

Alice Munro Wins Man Booker International Prize

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

According to the official announcement, Alice Munro has won the International Man Booker Prize. "I am totally amazed and delighted," she said in a pre...

Zerobridge and the MTV Iggy Initiative "Change: Kashmir- Help Restore Peace to Paradise"

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

The 60-year dispute over Kashmir is one of the most neglected conflicts in the world, and the perspectives of the very people living there are often marginalized by saber-rattling politics between India and Pakistan,

Smuggler Films Captures 'The White Tiger' | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Smuggler Films has acquired the pic rights to "The White Tiger," Aravind Adiga's 2008 Booker Prize-winning novel of contemporary India. "Tiger" follow...

Schindler's List In SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA?

AP | TANALEE SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY — Australian researchers sifting papers belonging to the author of "Schindler's List" discovered a yellowing roll of 801 men saved from the H...

Schindler's List Copy Found In Australian Library

AP | TANALEE SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

SYDNEY — Australian researchers sifting papers belonging to the author of "Schindler's List" discovered a yellowing roll of 801 men saved from t...

Lebanese Editor Defies Norms With Magazine Glorifying the Body

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Joumana Haddad is provocative, sensual and dares the censors with a magazine aimed at shattering Arab taboos on eroticism, sexuality, and everything having to do with the human body.

Salman Rushdie and the Legend of the MOTH

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ariston Anderson

The MOTH was founded in 1997 by novelist George Dawes Green, who sought to recreate the experience of storytelling on a porch in Georgia, while moths flew into the light bulb.

Aravind Adiga's "The White Tiger" Wins Booker Prize

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LONDON — Aravind Adiga won the prestigious Man Booker award Tuesday for his first novel "The White Tiger." Adiga won the $87,000 prize for his ...

John Le Carre: I Almost Defected To Soviet Union

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — British espionage writer John Le Carre said he was tempted to defect to the Soviet Union when he worked for British intelligence agency...

Booker Shortlist: Salman Rushdie's The Enchantress Of Florence Left Off

Financial Times | Peter Aspden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Judges for the Man Booker prize for fiction sprang their customary surprise yesterday when they omitted Sir Salman Rushdie's latest novel, The Enchant...

Salman Rushdie Wins (Yet Another) Literary Award

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Salman Rushdie is probably the Booker Prize's best-known winner. Now he is officially the best. Rushdie's 1981 novel "Midnight's Child...

Salman Rushdie Knighted

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Author Salman Rushdie slipped into Buckingham Palace on Wednesday to receive a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II that had angered many...

Nigerian Novelist Achebe Beats Roth, McEwan, Atwood For Booker Prize

AP | Thomas Wagner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe won the 2007 Man Booker International Prize for fiction Wednesday, beating such celebrated nominees as Philip Roth, Ma...