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If the National Book Awards 2013 Were a Star Wars Remake

Rae Bryant | Posted 01.25.2014 | Books
Rae Bryant

ames McBride would be Luke Skywalker. This year's underdog, McBride is the surprise winner in fiction with Good Lord Bird.

Faith And John Hubley's Socially-Conscious Animated Films Screening At The Museum of Modern Art's 11th International Festival of Film Preservation (Huffington Post Exclusive VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 10.24.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Simply put, this year's film preservation series at MOMA has got flix for every kind of movie fan. In this first of several exclusives, I've chosen to...

J.D. Salinger, America's Most Famous Recluse, Is Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You

Paul Alexander | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Paul Alexander

Cinematically engrossing and emotionally gripping, Salinger paints a complete portrait of the man and the artist.

'The Casual Vacancy' Is Not the Only Novel That Includes Politicians!

Dave Astor | Posted 09.27.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

With the often-ridiculous U.S. presidential race in full swing, there's at least a 47 percent chance you'd like to forget about politicians for a few hours by immersing yourself in a novel. But be careful which novel you choose, because some of them feature ... politicians!

E.L. Doctorow's India

Posted 09.06.2012 | Books

The following is an excerpt from The Condé Nast Traveler "Book of Unforgettable Journeys: Volume II: Great Writers on Great Places." It is author E.L...

"If I Were the Devil"

Holly Munson | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Holly Munson

Satire is an important form of political commentary. The problem is that when someone equates a particular policy position with The Destruction of America As We Know It, they disregard the fact that reasonable people can disagree.

Many a City Is 'Title Town'

Dave Astor | Posted 09.06.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

Do you read so much fiction that visiting a city almost always reminds you of certain novels?

New Yorker Festival 2010 Lineup Announced: Stephen King, Malcolm Gladwell, Dave Eggers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The weekend of October 1st is going to be very busy in the literary world, as heavy hitters from across all book genres are slated to appear at the 11...

Liu Xiaobo Imprisonment: Edward Albee, E.L. Doctorow And Other Writers Gather To Protest

Los Angeles Times | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Major writers will gather in New York this morning to call for the release of Chinese writer and dissident Liu Xiaobo. On Christmas Day, Liu Xiaobo w...

Stage Door: Ragtime, My Wonderful Day

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Ragtime is a sweeping, ambitious revival that, with the election of Barack Obama, carries added resonance. The musical, an adaptation of E.L. Doctorow's novel, is not to be missed.

Broadway Looks at Racism in the Obama Era

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Of the 35 productions running or opening shortly -- including Hamlet and Patrick Marber's After Miss Julie -- at least 10 offerings have a rainbow-coalition hue.

Doctorow's Bleak House

Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler

Doctorow isn't really interested, as he's been so often before, in illuminating America's past. His subjects, of course, are the nutball Collyer brothers and their activities in and around their Fifth Avenue mansion.

New York Books to Look for this Fall

Greg Mortimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Greg Mortimer

Books written in and about the City of New York, its food, its maps; from Jonathan Lethem, Times restaurant critic William Grimes, and more.

An Audio Book Review: Forget Butch and Sundance, Etta's the Real Star Here

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

In this imaginative and fictional biography, Etta Place can shoot a gun as well as Annie Oakley, ride a horse like Buffalo Bill and rob banks with the skill of an experienced outlaw.

E.L. Doctorow Among Nominees For International Book Prize

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — "Ragtime" novelist E.L. Doctorow and Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul were among the 14 finalists announced Wednesday for the Man Booker I...