Allyson Hobbs, author of ‘A Chosen Exile,’ says the debate stirred up by Rachel Dolezal's resignation from the NAACP hits historic chords.
After attending a panel discussion on 'The Crisis of American Fiction,' in which an all-male panel discussed only male authors for an entire hour, author Kamila Shamsie began to research the dearth of women in publishing and literary fiction.
From the oldest novel to the youngest Booker Prize-winner, from poetry to twitterature, from Alabama to Zimbabwe, women writers have added immeasurable diversity and enhanced the quality of what can be found on bookshelves worldwide. How much do you know about literature by women through the centuries?
The roots of Cersei Lannister’s horrific walk of shame in last Sunday's season finale of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' series, says author George R.R. Martin, lie in a real-life medieval spectacle
The late Kent Haruf blinded himself while composing his novels. But the result – his last work, 'Out Souls at Night' included – was anything but erratic.
The man known as 'Mr. NAACP' was blonde, blue-eyed and 5/32nd black, all of which provoked an outcry similar to that over contemporary NAACP official Rachel Dolezal.
Lee portrayed evil wizard Saruman in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, which was released between 2001 and 2003, as well as the later 'Hobbit' films. He was a big fan of the book series himself and recalled how those on set would ask him obscure 'Rings' questions. 'They never caught me out – not once!' he said.