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  1. News - World - LITERATURE

    Playwright Tennessee William’s long-lost romantic tale to run in US magazine

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 08:35pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian US playwright's long-lost tale sees the light of day An unpublished short story by playwright Tennessee Williams, in which a college freshman recounts the details of a romance, will finally be published around 80 years after the Cat on a Hot Tin Roof author penned it. Like the characters of Blanche DuBois from his play A Streetcar Named Desire, said to have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1457919/playwright-tennessee-williams-long-lost-romantic-tale-run-us-magazine
  2. News - World - LITERATURE

    Ernest Hemingway’s 1955 letter to Marlene Dietrich up for auction

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:33pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Graphic Hemingway letter to Dietrich up for sale A surreal, graphic letter from Ernest Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich, in which the author addresses the film star as "Dearest Kraut" and imagines her "drunk and naked", is up for auction. The pair met on the New York-bound liner Ile de France in 1934 and went on to enjoy a lifelong friendship. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1446602/ernest-hemingways-1955-letter-marlene-dietrich-auction
  3. News - China Insider - LITERATURE

    Lu Xun’s 220-character letter sold for 6.5 million yuan

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 01:34pm by Chris Luo

    ... of Lu’s time, was written in 1934 responding to his inquiry about Japanese language studies, according to China Guardian Auctions, the company that held the auction. In the letter, Lu Xun, who had ... language instead, as “Europe has masterpiece literatures”. Song Hao, a senior marketing manager of China Guardian Auctions, on Thursday told the South China Morning Post that the high price ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1361920/lu-xuns-220-character-letter-sold-65-million-yuan
  4. News - World - LITERATURE

    Lawyer who uncovered JK Rowling's Robert Galbraith alter ego is fined

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 11:01pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Lawyer fined for revealing JK Rowling authorship The lawyer who catapulted an obscure new crime book into the bestseller lists by revealing the author's true identity as JK Rowling has been fined £1,000 (HK$12,800) for breach of confidentiality. The Solicitors Regulation Authority has also issued a written rebuke to Christopher Gossage, of Russells ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1395279/lawyer-who-uncovered-jk-rowlings-robert-galbraith-alter-ego-fined
  5. News - World - LITERATURE

    Manil Suri's City of Devi wins Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 10:28pm by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian 'Exploding supernovas' clinch bad sex award Among the pools of sweat, ripe brie, knotted vines, hot stones, damp glades and chocolatey tobacco in this year's ... prize. The musician Woody Guthrie made this year's shortlist 46 years after his death and became Guardian readers' favourite. His book House of Earth, written in 1947, was published ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1373164/manil-suris-city-devi-wins-literary-review-bad-sex-fiction-award
  6. News - World - LITERATURE

    Bridget Jones returns but fans aghast about fate of Mr Darcy

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Bridget Jones back but no Mr Darcy Bridget Jones lives on, counting calories, alcohol units and hair nits but discounting years- 51 though answering to 35. But this is no consolation to legions of fans who have learned some devastating news: Mr Darcy is dead. Whether he was smothered by a Christmas sweater or died of pneumonia from a wet shirt remains to be revealed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1321543/bridget-jones-returns-fans-aghast-about-fate-mr-darcy
  7. News - World - LITERATURE

    Cursed Roman ring may have inspired Tolkien's tales of Middle-earth

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Author knew about the golden band, its origins and curse on the person who stole it A cursed Roman ring could have inspired Tolkien In what was once the housekeeper's office of a Tudor mansion in Hampshire, southern England, a very odd golden ring glitters on a revolving stand in a tall perspex column. In chapter five of The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins finds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1205662/cursed-roman-ring-may-have-inspired-tolkiens-tales-middle-earth
  8. News - World - LITERATURE

    Scottish author Iain Banks says he has late stage cancer; has 'months to live'

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian The popular Scottish writer says he has been diagnosed with late-stage gall bladder cancer Author Banks 'has months to live' Iain Banks' trademark black humour was to the fore as the much-loved Scottish author told the world he was "officially Very Poorly" and was expected to live for just "several months". Banks, 59, announced in a statement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1206615/scottish-author-iain-banks-says-he-has-late-stage-cancer-has-months-live
  9. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Reasons to persevere with seemingly impenetrable 'great' works

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of flawed thinking. If we persist in reading complicated books for something more than their plot, Landy has at least given us a series of thoughtful and persuasive reasons for doing so. Guardian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1036717/reasons-persevere-seemingly-impenetrable-great-works
  10. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    After Fifty Shades, erotic fiction is big at book fair

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian in Frankfurt, Germany The best-seller Fifty Shades of Grey has meant a flood of fiction involving sex at the Frankfurt Book Fair Book fair deluged by erotic fiction A wave of erotic fiction in every shape, size and hue swept the halls of the Frankfurt book fair this week in the wake of E. L. James's record-breaking success with Fifty Shades of Grey. But one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1060462/after-fifty-shades-erotic-fiction-big-book-fair

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