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Fiction: Exploring the Personal Legacy of Ingmar Bergman and Liv Ullmann In her novel “Unquiet” their daughter, Linn Ullmann, recaptures memories of her childhood, portraying a family that was splintered from the start.
New York Times | 1 hour, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How Ted Kennedy's '80 Challenge To President Carter 'Broke The Democratic Party' Journalist Jon Ward talks about the chaos that led Kennedy to challenge Carter for the Democratic nomination and the long-lasting damage it did to the party. Ward's new book is Camelot's End.
NPR.org | 1 hour, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In 'Why We Fight,' One Man Searches For Self-Knowledge Through Mixed Martial Arts Josh Rosenblatt's personal meditation on fighting and selfhood is replete with engaging literary and historical excursions giving the idea of fighting a dignity it might be harder to grant without.
NPR.org | 2 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mary Oliver, Pulitzer prize-winning poet, dies aged 83 The poet, known for her nature and wildlife-themed work, died at her home from lymphomaMary Oliver, the Pulitzer prize-winning poet whose rapturous odes to nature and animal life brought her critical acclaim and popular affection, has died. She was 83. Bi
The Guardian | 2 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Mary Oliver, Prize-Winning Poet of the Natural World, Dies at 83 In plain language and minute attention to flora and fauna, her uplifting verse was widely popular and her readings drew throngs. But critics were divided.
New York Times | 2 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Beloved Poet Mary Oliver, Who Believed Poetry 'Mustn't Be Fancy,' Dies At 83 Oliver wasn't always appreciated by critics, but she was still one of the country's most popular poets. In 2012, she told NPR, "Poetry, to be understood, must be clear."
NPR.org | 3 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Editors' Choice: 8 New Books We Recommend This Week Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
New York Times | 4 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Soccer icon Abby Wambach announces new book, 'Wolfpack,' based on viral commencement speech Abby Wambach, two-time Olympic gold medalist, international soccer's all-time leading scorerand feminist icon announced a new book with a sizzling Instagram video.
USA Today | 5 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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'Big Bang' by David Bowman: Unreliable narrator spins stories that keep you wondering Bowman’s Who’s Who shines prismatic light on the lives of generational icons.
USA Today | 5 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'You Know You Want This' Takes Risks On Every Level Kristin Roupenian went viral with her New Yorker short story "Cat Person." And that story is in her new collection, but she goes much further, with genre switches, shock endings, even a fairy tale.
NPR.org | 5 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend