Thom Jones, Janitor Turned Acclaimed Author, Dies at 71

Mr. Jones was working as a school janitor when he mailed an unsolicited, fictionalized war story to The New Yorker. In short time he became a literary sensation.

October 19, 2016, 3:06
David Antin Dies at 84; Poet Created a New Performance Style

At 16, Mr. Antin made a career decision and bought a rhyming dictionary, a thesaurus and a portable typewriter.

October 18, 2016, 2:36
Thatcher snatches win from Cameron in vote on century's worst PM

Historical writers deliver poll verdict that the notorious scourge of ‘society’ did more damage to Britain than the recently departed bringer of BrexitMargaret Thatcher has narrowly beaten David Cameron to be named the worst prime minister of the past 100 years by historical writers.The Historical Writers’ Association surveyed its membership on their views of the 19 prime ministers who have...

October 18, 2016, 9:00
Books of The Times: Review: David Salle’s ‘How to See,’ a Painter’s Guide to Looking and Discussing Art

In a collection of essays, Mr. Salle is more interested in talking about nuts and bolts, about what makes contemporary paintings tick.

October 19, 2016, 0:03
Horror in the outback: Jane Harper, Charlotte Wood and the landscape of fear

From Hanging Rock to Bitter Wash Road, the Australian bush has long provided writers with a backdrop of terror. A new wave of crime fiction is taking it up a notchJane Harper’s The Dry opens with a quintessentially Australian scene: blowflies swarming around wet wounds in a hot, rural, remote town.The flies are not feeding on animal carcasses, however. They are feasting on the bloodied remains...

October 19, 2016, 2:49
Tirzah Garwood: portrait of the artist and her circle

Tirzah Garwood’s autobiography, finished when she had just lost her husband, Eric Ravilious, is as evocative as her workTirzah Garwood (right) met Eric Ravilious in 1925 at the Eastbourne School of Art, where he was a teacher and she a student. Tall and thin with a “small head that jutted out at the back” and “long, girlish lashes”, his manners were like those of a curate, and she could...

October 18, 2016, 9:00
Jana Bodnárová: Náhrdelník/Obojok Jana Bodnárová: Náhrdelník/Obojok

Obdobie znárodňovania, hľadania vnútorného i vonkajšieho nepriateľa vykresľuje autorka Jana Bodnárová s mrazivou autenticitou.

October 18, 2016, 5:37
Úlomky spomienok: Marika Gombitová oslavuje aj novou knihou Úlomky spomienok: Marika Gombitová oslavuje aj novou knihou

Na veľkom koncerte v Bratislave dnes Marika Gombitová pokrstí aj svoju knižku Úlomky spomienok. Prečítajte si úryvok, ako si Marika spomína na osudnú tragickú nehodu.

October 18, 2016, 5:37
Daniel Pastirčák: V tieni mŕtveho Boha Daniel Pastirčák: V tieni mŕtveho Boha

Eseje Daniela Pastirčáka sú meditatívne texty so spirituálnym obsahom.

October 18, 2016, 5:37
Tess Gerritsenová - Hra s ohňom. Prekliata skladba, ktorá zabíja! Tess Gerritsenová - Hra s ohňom. Prekliata skladba, ktorá zabíja!

Napínavý príbeh Hra s ohňom vás zavedie to Talianska a točí sa okolo dlho stratenej husľovej skladby. Tá má jednu zvláštnosť – na svojich poslucháčov na čudný vplyv...

October 18, 2016, 5:37