Topic: Raymond Carver
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford talks about his new novel "Canada," his memories of the late Raymond Carver, and how art makes life.
Latin America Monitor Can Mexican presidential candidate avoid 'Rick Perry' slump after books fumble?
Enrique Peña Nieto, the frontrunner in Mexico's presidential race, fumbled a question about which books most influenced him. And like Rick Perry's similar gaffe, Peña Nieto's stumble may cost him.
12/07/2011 08:54 am
"The Rapture is ... a surprisingly rich metaphor for growing older and living with loss," says Perrotta of the end-time theme in "The Leftovers."
08/24/2011 05:05 pm
Will Ferrell is lauded as being a fearless comedian with a sharp eye for the quirks of American culture, but some say he lacks the gravitas to be a national prize-winner.
05/13/2011 08:08 pm
In 'Everything Must Go,' Will Ferrell portrays a salesman who has just lost his job and been kicked out by his wife.
05/13/2011 04:22 pm
Vulnerable, hopeful characters populate this award-winning collection of short stories.
01/23/2010 05:05 am
Some outstanding collections have drawn attention, but doubts remain as to how many actually get read.
12/30/2009 10:50 am
This massive biography of Carver focuses more closely on his self-destructive nature than on his talents.
12/14/2009 09:38 am