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Fiction: From Isabel Allende, a Novel of Three Immigrants and a Brooklyn Misadventure

Two professors aid an undocumented worker following an accident that launches a trio of narratives about life lived across America’s borders in “In the Midst of Winter.”

Jane the Virgin Recap: Isabel Allende!

Anezka had a nice run, didn’t she? But I think we all knew it was time for her to go. The twin switcheroo stuff was fun for a surprisingly long time — much longer than I ever imagined Jane the Virgin would be able to sustain it. It’s also remarkable ... More »

Shorties (Fall's Best Feminist Short Story Collections, An In-Studio Performance by Bully, and more)

Ms. Magazine recommended fall's best feminist short story collections. Bully visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance. Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Isabel Allende. Stream a new song by The She's. BOMB interviewed author D. Foy. Stream...

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

Michael Connelly's Two Kinds of Truth leads in holds this week; In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende gets notable attention; and The Shadow District by Arnaldur Indridason gets an early rave.

Tuesday New Release Day: Alarcón; Allende; Gary; Stillman; Berry; Hallberg

Out this week: The King Is Always Above the People by Daniel Alarcón; In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende; The Kites by Romain Gary; Blood Brothers by Deanne Stillman; The Art of Loading Brush by Wendell Berry; and a new edition...Show More Summary

Kidnapping suspect arrested in Spain

Spanish authorities have arrested a 40-year-old woman suspected of being part of a notorious kidnapping and extortion racket that operated out of San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. Isabel Mazarro Gómez FULL STORY The post Kidnapping suspect arrested in Spain appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

5 new books you don't want to miss this week, including Michael Connelly

Look for a new Harry Bosch novel from Michael Connelly. Plus new books by Kate Hudson, Gregory Maguire and Isabel Allende.        

Exclusive: Jane the Virgin Adds Real-Life Literary Icon as Jane's Idol!

Jane the Virgin has added some serious literary star power to its fourth season. Isabel Allende will appear as herself in an episode this season, TV Guide can exclusively reveal. Unsurprisingly, the Chilean-American author is one of Jane's (Gina Rodriguez) literary idols. Show More Summary

Books Received: November 2016

Isabel Allende (editor), These Are Not Sweet Girls: Poetry by Latin American Women (White Pine Press) Elizabeth Arnold, Skeleton Coast (Flood Editions) Farid Ud-Din Attar, The Conference of the Birds (W. W. Norton & Company) Samira Bashir, Field Theories (Nightboat) Sandra Beasley, Count the Waves (W. W. Norton & Company) Zeina Hashem Beck, There Was […]

Isabel Allende, Harrison Ford and George Takei among 10 inductees to California Hall of Fame

Essential Politics: Pelosi wins another term as Democratic leader, Sanders warns against 'liberal elite' Nov. 30, 2016, 7 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi won another...

Murakami in Copenhagen

Murakami Haruki recently picked up the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award (previous winners: Paulo Coelho, J.K.Rowling, Isabel Allende, and Salman Rushdie, so, yeah...), and in The Asahi Shimbun Kan Kashiwazaki reports on someShow More Summary

Daughter of slain Chile leader says won't run for president

Isabel Allende, daughter of Chile's martyred leader Salvador Allende, said she has decided not to stand for her nation's presidency, just weeks after announcing she was mulling a run. "After deep reflection, I have decided not to go forward" with a presidential campaign, Allende told the Mediabanco news agency on Friday. Show More Summary

The Joys of Text: 5 Erotic Reads to Arouse Your Imagination (NSFW)

Isabel Allende, the Chilean-American author of Eva Luna and Of Love and Shadows, once wrote, “for women, the best aphrodisiacs are words.” All fans of erotic fiction — men and women alike — will nod in agreement and attest to being captivated by beautiful romantic writing; the voluptuousness of a titillating turn of phrase almost […]

Scoring the Trump Trade Plan: Magical Thinking

Marcus Noland at PIIE: Scoring the Trump Trade Plan: Magical Thinking: Back in the 1970s, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Isabelle Allende, and other Latin American writers developed a literary style featuring wild juxtapositions and metaphysical leaps that came to be known...

Chats with Kate Walsh, Isabel Allende and other guests at L.A. Opera's Opera Ball, celebrating 'Macbeth'

Standing onstage on the Music Center Plaza, the L.A. Opera’s general director, Plácido Domingo, welcomed 400 guests to Saturday’s Opera Ball, but not without joking about his title role in the night’s production of Giuseppe Verdi’s “Macbeth” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. “Now, my God, do I...

Chats with Kate Walsh, Isabel Allende and other guests at L.A. Opera's Opera Ball, celebrating 'Macbeth'

Standing onstage on the Music Center Plaza, the L.A. Opera’s general director, Plácido Domingo, welcomed 400 guests to Saturday’s Opera Ball, but not without joking about his title role in the night’s production of Giuseppe Verdi’s “Macbeth” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. “Now, my God, do I...

New Guy On N.C. Board Of Education Will Save Kids From Sex Books, Like Isabel Allende’s

North Carolina's state Board of Education has a brand new member -- a rightwing Christian who thinks a modern classic by Isabel Allende is nothing more than a "sex book."

Isabel Allende’s two acre hacienda for sale in San Rafael

On over two acres in San Rafael is this custom built home. And for whom was 92 Fernwood custom built? None other than internationally best-selling author Isabel Allende. The main home on this property offers four beds and four baths; living room with gas fireplace; formal dining room leading out onto deck and gardens,;chef’s kitchen,

Daughter of Chile's Allende eyes presidential bid in 2017

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Isabel Allende, a ruling party senator in Chile and the daughter of deposed ex-president Salvador Allende, said she is considering running for president in next year's elections, a local newspaper reported on Saturday.

Isabel Allende will receive PEN Center USA's lifetime achievement award

Isabel Allende, the celebrated Chilean American author of novels including "The House of the Spirits" and "Island Beneath the Sea," will be awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN Center USA, the West Coast version of PEN, at its annual literary awards dinner in September. Allende, who...

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