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Hunter Biden’s memoir ‘Beautiful Things’ out in April

NEW YORK: Hunter Biden, son of US President Joe Biden and an ongoing target for conservatives, has a memoir coming out on April 6. The...

Inaugural poem lifts Gorman to literary stardom

NEW YORK: The country has a new president and a new literary star. In one of the most talked-about moments during US President Joe...

Publishing saw upheaval in 2020, but ‘books are resilient’

NEW YORK: Book publishing in 2020 was a story of how much an industry can change and how much it can, or wants to,...

YA authors in US aim for older readers

NEW YORK: After gaining millions of young readers for her Divergent fantasy series, Veronica Roth decided she and her characters were ready for the...

‘American Dirt’ picked for Winfrey’s book club

NEW YORK: Jeanine Cummins’ American Dirt, one of the year’s most anticipated and debated novels, is Oprah Winfrey’s new pick for her book club. Published...

‘Hitting a Straight Lick’ shares author Hurston’s early stories

NEW YORK: Sixty years after her death, the story of Zora Neale Hurston is still not fully told. The fictionist-anthropologist-folklorist died in a segregated Florida...

Margaret Atwood returns to Gilead in ‘The Testaments’

TORONTO: From a park bench on the Victoria College campus, Margaret Atwood — Class of 1961 — can trace her life of the mind. “It...

Atwood, Rushdie novels among US fall highlights

NEW YORK: This fall, some of the timeliest and most topical books will be found in the fiction section. From Margaret Atwood's The Testaments, her...

Toni Morrison: ‘Literary mother’ to many writers

NEW YORK: When author Angela Flournoy was asked to dress as her favorite literary character for a magazine shoot four years ago, she knew...

Saul Bellow, 89, master of comic melancholy

NEW YORK: Nobel laureate Saul Bellow, who died Tuesday, was a master of comic melancholy who in Herzog, Humboldt’s Gift and other novels both...

PLM gets CHEd nod to hold limited face-to-face classes

PAMANTASAN ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) received approval from the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to conduct limited face-to-face classes for medical and health...

Drilon: ‘Megaphone diplomacy only weapon’ in West Philippine Sea

MANILA should continue its "megaphone diplomacy" to bring to the international stage Beijing’s illegal activities in the West Philippines Sea (WPS) and match China's...

Trump’s top diplomat joins Fox News

Donald Trump's top diplomat Mike Pompeo has been hired to appear on Fox News as a "contributor," the conservative cable news channel said Thursday. "I...

Duterte honors selfless Covid-19 frontliners on Day of Valor

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte paid tribute to healthcare workers and other frontliners battling the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, as the country commemorates Araw ng...

‘No strings attached’ to China’s vaccine donations — Lorenzana

THERE are no strings attached to China's donation of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines such as the Philippines giving up its sovereign rights to...