Books And Literature
CARACAS, Venezuela - The Nobel Prize in literature brings a long-awaited accolade to Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa, and also a new platform for him to assail leftist leaders Hugo Chavez of Venezuela and Fidel Castro of Cuba.
STOCKHOLM - As the secretive Nobel Prize committees huddle for their final deliberations to select the 2010 winners, the question looms large: Are the jurors preparing another Obama-style shocker? After the unusual ruckus caused by honoring Barack Obama less than nine months into his presidency, Nobel experts believe the peace prize committee will opt for a more low-profile choice.
CLEVELAND - Former President Jimmy Carter was spending a second night in an Ohio hospital on Wednesday, remaining under round-the-clock monitoring by a team of doctors after he became ill with stomach problems.
CLEVELAND - Former President Jimmy Carter is canceling scheduled book signing events in Washington as doctors continue their observations following Carter's overnight stay in Ohio for an upset stomach.
CLEVELAND - Former President Jimmy Carter remained in an Ohio hospital Wednesday after doctors recommended additional observation following an overnight stay for an upset stomach.
- Nigeria: Nobel laureate launches political party
- 'Defector' author Daniel Silva has 3-book deal
- British writer and commando Micky Burn dies at 97
- Blair, again controversial, to get Liberty Medal
- Woodward book to be called 'Obama's Wars'
- Tony Blair cancels London appearance over protests
- Blair may cancel London appearance over protests
- Shoe, eggs hurled at ex-Brit PM Blair in Dublin
- "Tony Blair: I cried for Iraq war victims"
- Gordimer: free expression threatened in S.Africa
- Saudi statesman and poet dies of stomach cancer
- Book says Chinese premier is no reformist
- Author Neil Gaiman wins suit over Spawn characters
- Anne Frank story published as graphic novel
- Closing the political divide 1 cookie at a time
- Kagan in 1995 on high court confirmation process
- Jeffrey Toobin writing new Supreme Court book
- Saramago's body taken to Portugal for funeral
- Obama writing foreword for Nelson Mandela's book
- Making Hay: British book fest conquers the world
- Republican law professor wins Ore. Senate primary
- Fed up with your country? Create your own!
- Early days: the schooling of a British politician
- Former Cherokee Nation chief Wilma Mankiller dies
- Harryette Mullen wins $50,000 Jackson Poetry Prize
- China bans poet from traveling to US conference
- Cuban leader applauds US health-care reform bill
- Book makes new claims about Anne Frank
- No FBI file on Salinger
- Tasha Tudor's children scrap for $2M Vt. estate
- Politics was not a smooth fit for Patrick Kennedy
- Return of the campaign book: 'Game Change' a hit
- Campaign book a hit
- Vice President Biden's mother, Jean, dies at 92
- Poet, anti-apartheid activist Dennis Brutus dies