Hailey Leithauser's poetry has appeared in the Gettysburg Review, Poetry and in the Best American Poetry and Best New Poets anthologies. Her first book, "Swoop," won the Poetry Foundation's Emily Dickinson First Book Award. That collection will be published in…
Author Walter Mosley has written more than 40 books. His new mystery novel, "Little Green," revives one of the best-known, longest-running characters in American literature. Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins, Mosley's fictional private eye, was last seen driving off a cliff.
Workers re-install "Fluegelauto" -- a golden, winged Ford Fiesta -- at the City Museum in Cologne, Germany.
A poor young boy from an impoverished village comes to a sprawling, wild, sometimes violent city, where he makes and loses a fortune. This is the tale of "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia," set in an unnamed…
Nigerian novelist, poet, essayist, statesman and dissident Chinua Achebe died Thursday in Boston after a brief illness. He was 82. Achebe emerged upon the literary world in 1958 with the publication of his novel "Things Fall Apart," which has sold…
Flowers grow out of scrap cars in Finnish artist Tea Makipaa's installation "Petrol Engine Memorial Park" at the 'Yes Naturally' art exhibit in the Hague, Netherlands.
Dancers perform a scene from 'Virtues (3rd & 4th sections) ' during a dress rehearsal for Ailey II's New York Season at the The Ailey Citigroup Theater in New York.
Women touch a creation by Austrian artist Franz West at the "Franz West: Where is my Eight?" exhibition held at the MUMOK (Museum of Modern Art) in Vienna. West, who died in 2012, ranks among Austria's most important contributors to…
While copying architectural styles is as old as architecture itself, China has done it on an unprecedented scale and speed.
Participants paint their faces and bodies during the Ogoh-ogohs parade in Tunjuk Village, in Bali, Indonesia. For the Balinese, Ogoh-ogohs reflect the form of demons or expression of bad traits.
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