Drawing on a childhood of abuse and segregation, writer and author Maya Angelou moved the nation. Works such as her 1978 poem, “And Still I Rise,” explored the effects of racism and sexism on personal identity, with a voice that…

Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday, according to a source close to the family. He was 87. The author, affectionately called “Gabo,” was well-known for defining the genre of magical realism. He exposed readers around the…

The Latest