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iPad Killer: Truly, Really, I mean It

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

CES 2011: I'm the first to admit that I fall victim to shiny objects at trade shows, and I regularly call every new tablet an iPad Killer. But now, really, I've found it.

China Roiled by Washington's October Surprise

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Robert Gates agreed to hold talks with China next year. Cybersecurity, oil politics, and China's expanding role in Latin America will all be on the agenda. And if Liu Xiaobo doesn't have his 'get out of jail' card by then, he might be too.

What I Learned Going Home on the Number Seven Bus

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Reese Schonfeld

What do I learn in 15 minutes on the number 7 bus between 50th St. and 66th St.?

Liu Xiaobo, Chinese Writer, Transferred To Prison Camp

Los Angeles Times | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On Christmas Day last year, Chinese writer Liu Xiaobo was sentenced to 11 years in prison for his part in creating Charter 08, a document calling for ...

Verizon Ending FiOS Expansion

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Verizon's decision leaves many high speed broadband seekers in 32 states without the option of signing up for the powerful FiOS network.

Sherman Alexie Wins PEN/Faulkner Award

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sherman Alexie has won the PEN/Faulkner Award, the PEN/Faulkner Foundation announced Tuesday morning. Alexie's 2009 novel, "War Dances," came out on t...

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

Los Angeles Times | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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...

Every Day My Heart Gets Broken

Dennis Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Dennis Danziger

What I love about my students' writing is its honesty. What I admire about most of my students is that despite the hurt they've felt, the fear that follows them, they keep showing up.

Writer Liu Xiaobo Release from China Demanded By Congress

PEN American Center | Larry Siems | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York City, October 2, 2009--Calling yesterday's near-unanimous vote approving a Congressional resolution demanding the immediate release of critic...

The Stones of the Golden Women: Requiem for Tsunamis Past and Present

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The conference on Culture and Natural Disaster was named "Screamed, Survived, Start Anew." A Thai novelist narrated his description of the tsunami of December 26, 2004.

We Tell Each Other Stories In Order To Live

Andrew Marantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrew Marantz

Each performer had ten minutes to tell a story. Not a rant, not a stand up routine, and, for heaven's sake, not a reading (no notes allowed).

Islamic Porn, Fake Diamonds And Racist Literature

Huffington Post Contributor | Andrew Marantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When the novelist Jose Manuel Prieto left Cuba to spend a decade in Siberia, he could only fit a few books in his suitcase, so he packed several volum...