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- Christopher Marlowe Officially Credited As Co-Author Of 3 Shakespeare Plays
Oxford University Press will list both William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe as co-authors of the three Henry VI plays in its newest complete edition of Shakespeare's work. [Mon, Oct. 24]
- Charlotte Holmes Is On The Case In 'A Study In Scarlet Women'
Sherry Thomas' new novel presents a gender-flipped Sherlock Holmes tale, with a heroine who must battle not only the bad guys but also the Victorian era's unfair restrictions on women's lives. [Sun, Oct. 23]
- From Pamplona, With Love: 'The Sun Also' Turns 90
Ernest Hemingway's masterful first novel came out 90 years ago today; the story of aimless American expatriates drinking, fighting and falling in and out of love is regarded as one of his best works. [Sat, Oct. 22]
- Anne Carson's Poetry Collection 'Float' In Unconventional Medium To Suit The Message
Anne Carson's book of poems come in a clear plastic box where they 'float,' which is also the title of her new collection. NPR's Scott Simon talks with the poet about her work. [Sat, Oct. 22]
- 'Thrill Me' Gets Personal About Life And Writing
Writer Benjamin Percy has been on both sides of the divide between literary and genre fiction, and Thrill Me is both a meditation on the writing life and a passionate argument against that divide. [Sat, Oct. 22]