Gabriel García Márquez, an international literary giant who brought a tiny Colombian village to enchanting life for tens of millions of readers and won the Nobel Prize for literature, has died.
Notable: Bard books Shakespeare, as ever, inspires. Here are a few more new books, from fictional to frolicsome.
Snider, 47, known in equal parts for his silly onstage banter and his Americana-style songs like Alright Guy and Beer Run, will visit Skipper's Smokehouse on Tuesday. He'll present "A Very Special Multimedia Evening With Todd Snider,'' which will include a …
Cousin Vinny (The Devil's Glove) will sign his novel at 6 p.m. April 24 at Barnes & Noble St. Petersburg, 2501 Tyrone Blvd. N; and at 2 p.m. April 26 at Barnes & Noble Brandon, 122 Brandon Town Center Drive.
For many writers, poetry is a solitary craft. But for acclaimed poet Tess Gallagher, creativity is often a matter of collaboration.
Huzzah and happy birthday, William Shakespeare!
Terror and triumph
As Tuesday marks the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, books tell the stories.
The University of South Florida English department presents award-winning poet Michael Hettich (The Measured Breathing) reading his work at 6 p.m. Monday in Cooper Hall Auditorium, Room 103, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa.
Updike, the new biography of literary titan John Updike, really, really made me want to run over to my shelf full of his novels, short stories and criticism and start reading them all over again.
If you are a budding movie buff, there are certain essentials required for your education. Here are just a very, very few: Casablanca, Singin' in the Rain, Lawrence of Arabia, Citizen Kane, Annie Hall, The Best Years of Our Lives, The Wizard of Oz, Chinatown, …