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May 14, 2015
Voting under way for magazine’s ‘Best Towns Ever'
Eau Claire remains in the running for the title, which Duluth won last year.
May 14, 2015 - 9:41am
March 31, 2015
Dictionary of American Regional English could soon shut down its work
The Dictionary of American Regional English, based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, may soon end its work documenting regional language differences due to a lack of funding.
March 31, 2015 - 8:47am
March 16, 2015
Harper Lee's agent 'surprised' by elder abuse allegations
(Reuters) - The literary agent for Harper Lee said he was surprised someone had told Alabama authorities that the 88-year-old author might be the victim of elder abuse and manipulated into the publication of her second novel. In a statement issued Friday through publisher HarperCollins,...
March 16, 2015 - 10:07am
History and legend fight it out in McMurtry's Old West yarn
If your idea of Wyatt Earp is a strong, honorable lawman in the shape of Henry Fonda or Kevin Costner, you'd better think again.
March 16, 2015 - 9:26am
February 10, 2015
Wisconsin chef's pastry cookbook doles out tips for Americans in Paris
By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Pastry chef and cooking school owner Susan M. Holding was a nurse who liked to bake at home until the arrival of an admissions packet from Le Cordon Bleu's pastry program in Paris changed her life. Six month after being accepted...
February 10, 2015 - 9:55am
February 4, 2015
50 years on, new book from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee will publish her second novel more than 50 years after the release of her classic "To Kill a Mockingbird,"...
February 4, 2015 - 9:11am
February 3, 2015
Queen Elizabeth fears Britain not ready for 'King Charles': new book
Queen Elizabeth fears that Britain will be shocked by the different style of monarchy Prince Charles is planning, according to a new biography...
February 3, 2015 - 8:59am
January 20, 2015
J.C. Penney to bring back its 'Big Book' catalog
Department-store operator J.C. Penney Co Inc is bringing back its hefty print catalog five years after ditching it to focus on the web, the Wall Street Journal reported.
January 20, 2015 - 8:42am
November 25, 2014
John Cleese talks comedy and 'things that really matter in life'
British comedian John Cleese’s performing days may be waning, but he still enjoys writing, including a recently penned memoir, and "the things...
November 25, 2014 - 8:54am
November 3, 2014
Inspiration for harry Potter nemesis Umbridge revealed on website
As a Halloween treat for her fans, J.K. Rowling has revealed that the much-hated character Dolores Umbridge from her "Harry Potter" stories is...
November 3, 2014 - 9:17am
October 15, 2014
Australia’s Flanagan takes Man Booker prize with war story
Australian novelist Richard Flanagan said that before winning the prestigious Man Booker prize for literature on Tuesday he had considered becoming...
October 15, 2014 - 8:52am
September 30, 2014
Post office celebrates Batman’s 75th anniversary with stamp collection
Batman is leaving his mark on the United States Postal Service with a new stamp collection that will become available starting at next month's...
September 30, 2014 - 8:54am
September 29, 2014
Wisconsin author, beloved for his accounts of rural life, dies at 94
Ben Logan, widely considered one of Wisconsin’s preeminent authors, died last week at the age of 94.
September 29, 2014 - 10:12am
September 10, 2014
Two American authors make shortlist for Man Booker prize
U.S. writers captured only two of the six places on the Man Booker Prize 2014 shortlist announced on Tuesday, easing traditionalists' fears that Americans would dominate the contest now it is open for the first time to all authors writing in English.
September 10, 2014 - 9:13am
August 20, 2014
Author’s dive into Beatles story still has depths to explore
For British author Mark Lewisohn, telling the story of the world's greatest rock band the way it deserves to be told will take time - a quarter-century, to be exact.
August 20, 2014 - 9:08am