Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, has died at 94 [COURTESY LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOKS]
Great news for book nerds!
Edgar Allan Poe’s house reopens [courtesy THE BALTIMORE SUN]
Seamus Heaney, Irish Nobel Prize-Winning Poet, Dies at 74 [courtesy PEOPLE]
Seamus Heaney Dead: Irish Nobel-Winning Poet Dies in Dublin [courtesy HUFF POST BOOKS]
Elmore Leonard Dead: Famed American Novelist Dies At Age 87 [courtesy HUFF POST BOOKS]
Elmore Leonard, Who Refined the Crime Thriller, Dies at 87 [courtesy THE NEW YORK TIMES]
Elmore Leonard dies at 87; master of the hard-boiled crime novel [courtesy LOS ANGELES TIMES]
…is a fascinating and priceless literary and cultural treasure. Filling the years 1919-1938, it is a neat autobiography of his (and Zelda’s) professional output and earnings. The whole thing is now available on-line. Go there, go there now! It is a first-class time-waster worth every second.
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Ledger [courtesy University of South Carolina]
His handwriting is elegantly divine.
Any aspiring professional willing to take writing advice from E.L. James is an idiot. Although her bank account is inspirational, her ability is not. The opposite direction is this way. —————> You are welcome.
E.L. James’ ‘Shades of Grey: Inner Goddess’: a writer’s journal [courtesy Los Angeles Times Books]
New Rudyard Kipling Poems Discovered [courtesy Huff Post Books]
I am not a Kipling fan, but I am always fascinated and thrilled when work by long-dead writers is discovered.
Pablo Neruda To Be Exhumed In Chile [courtesy of Huff Post Books]