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Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a charmer. The great Colombian novelist, who died Thursday, called Mexico City home for much of his life, and it was there that I met him, at a chi-chi Mexican restaurant where he agreed to a sitdown with a half-dozen Times foreign correspondents and editors in 2004....
In 'Return to Oakpine,' Carlson writes of friends rallying around an ailing pal. Their past is never truly buried.
Juan Felipe Herrera doesn't want to hear his own words. He wants to listen to others.
Novelist Craig Nova catches up with the family he presented in 'The Good Son' three decades ago.
The prolific British writer offers a glimpse of himself - sort of - as a Sussex boy in his latest novel, 'The Ocean at the End of the Lane.'
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CANNES, France--Even by the standards of 20th-century postmodernists, William Faulkner is considered a difficult, if not unfilmable, moviemaking challenge. His sentences can be fractured, his action can be interior and his points-of-view often splatter in 10 different directions.
Classic Hollywood: The 'Great Gatsby' writer, who was long associated with the Jazz Age and spiraled into personal tragedy, has inspired varying portraits.
Karen E. Bender's second novel, “A Town of Empty Rooms,” (Counterpoint: 292 pp., $25) is a story of divisions, in both a marriage and a community. Revolving around Dan and Serena Shine, a couple who move, with their two young children, from Manhattan to rural North Carolina, it traces a culture...
Edward Gorey's arch eccentrics are on display in two reissues and a never-before-published story.
Need help finding your next favorite title? With new works like 'Start Here' and 'Read This!,' bloggers and booksellers aim to ease the way.
The Sunday Conversation: The author of the upcoming mystery 'The Cutting Season' reflects on African Americans' past, screenwriting and Texas barbecue.
The Times' book staff asked writers, historians and cultural observers for their suggestions on books that could help Romney or Obama govern effectively over the next four years.
Molly Ringwald wrote the title story of 'When It Happens to You' on her phone. The process could continue to a film adaptation.
The story is about a criminal who wins the lottery, and the author has moved to America, land of the super PACs, so money is on his mind.
In Miles Corwin's second book in the Ash Levine series, the LAPD detective reflects on the dreaded duty of telling a mother her son has died.
The author reveled in the spectacle of ancient and modern power grabs.
She first envisioned the story about a young medium as a film but realized it was too unwieldy for the screen. So the filmmaker became a first-time novelist.