Canadian author Alice Munro, 82.
The Swedish Academy, which selects the winners, called Munro a “master of the contemporary short story.”
“Lives of Girls and Women”; “Who Do You Think You Are?”;
DETROIT (AP) — Piano prodigy Conrad Tao is set to perform three shows with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
The 19-year-old Tao and the DSO are to play Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major.
The Leonard Slatkin-conducted
LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS is yanking the freshman sitcom “We Are Men” from its schedule.
The Monday night comedy about four bachelors starred Tony Shalhoub, Jerry O’Connell, Kal Penn and Chris Smith. It failed to gain traction
NEW YORK (AP) — A leading Roman Catholic commentator and founder of a pro-Catholic media organization has landed a deal to write a “full-scale” biography of Pope Francis.
Publisher Henry Holt announced Wednesday that it has acquired a
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBA player Lamar Odom has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence in connection with his arrest in August.
Odom didn’t appear in court for the arraignment Wednesday and
NEW YORK (AP) — The Jonas Brothers have canceled their upcoming tour over creative differences.
Brothers Joe, Kevin and Nick were scheduled to begin their 19-date tour Friday in Upper Darby, Pa. Spokesman Jesse Derris confirmed the cancellation
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A musical production that’s a result of a collaboration between rocker John Mellencamp and horror writer Stephen King is launching a 20-city theatrical tour in Indiana.
“Ghost Brothers of Darkland County” was 13 years
“The Circle” (Alfred A. Knopf/McSweeney’s), by Dave Eggers
A tech giant with tentacles deep into the lives of its users is no longer an unusual thing to imagine, but Dave Eggers takes the growing inescapabilty of social media
“Top Down: A Novel of the Kennedy Assassination” (Random House), by Jim Lehrer
“What if?” is a tried-and-true starting point for a novelist. In the case of “Top Down,” PBS newsman and veteran fiction writer Jim Lehrer asks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Sophie Lowe’s latest visit to Hollywood failed to yield work, the young actress flew back home to Australia — and quickly fell down a rabbit hole.
Within a day of returning to Sydney,