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By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
"A Long Petal of the Sea," a new historical novel by renowned writer Isabel Allende, draws upon events spanning from the Spanish civil war to the 1973 coup in her native Chile -- and with resonance for the experience of…
By Jeffrey Brown
Author, columnist and humorist Russell Baker has died at age 93. We remember the media icon, who won two Pulitzer Prizes for his writing and hosted "Masterpiece Theater" for more than a decade.
Germany's foreign minister welcomed the release Sunday of Dogan Akhanli, a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant.
By Associated Press
The first thing that casting director David Rubin does when he reads a screenplay is to forget the writer’s character descriptions. Instead, he’s on the lookout for an actor’s authenticity, as well as diversity. Rubin offers his Brief But Spectacular…
By PBS NewsHour
David Remnick has been a writer for The New Yorker since 1992 and its editor since 1998. In the age of modern media, his job requires not only producing a quality magazine, but also keeping up financially and technologically. One…
Danny Strong gives his Brief But Spectacular take on writing what you don't know.
Writer Jay Parini considers how people experience God through the story of Jesus…
Jay Parini talks the 'spiritual journey' of writing book on Jesus…
In depicting American slavery, Hollywood has long left some of the most brutal realities largely unseen. But the filmmakers behind "12 Years a Slave" tried not to flinch in showing the full system of human subjugation. Jeffrey Brown talks to…
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