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  • Toni Morrison sets her new novel in an alien world: Today

    NEW YORK (AP) — Toni Morrison has written 11 novels and won all the great prizes, but found herself struggling with her new book, “God Help the Child.” Much of her work, from “Beloved” to…

  • Neighborhoods: Street art and shopping in Miami’s Wynwood

    MIAMI (AP) — There are two must-have selfies for any visitor to show off from Miami: one on the sands of South Beach, and one against the bold murals of Wynwood. The riot of color…

  • ‘James and the Giant Peach’ album to be released for free

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Award-nominated songwriting team behind the musical “James and the Giant Peach” have good news for their fans — and even better news. The good news is that they’re releasing…

  • Doerr, Guirgis among Pulitzer winners in arts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Doerr’s “All the Light We Cannot See,” an emotional and intimate World War II novel that has been one of the top-selling literary works of the past year, has won…

  • Review: Renee Fleming delightful in madcap ‘Living on Love’

    NEW YORK (AP) — What if you produced a play about soccer players and managed to get Pele to be in it? Or convinced Ruth Bader Ginsburg to star in a show set in a…

  • More copies of Laura Ingalls Wilder memoir being printed

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s state-owned publishing house is printing more copies of the best-selling memoir by prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder. “Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography,” edited by Pamela Smith Hill, was…

  • ‘Groundhog Day’ musical to premiere at London’s Old Vic

    LONDON (AP) — A stage musical based on the time-looping movie “Groundhog Day” is to have its world-premiere production at London’s Old Vic Theatre. Day after day after day. The show, part of artistic director…

  • Details on the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners

    Details and reaction on the winners of the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes: ___ JOURNALISM PUBLIC SERVICE: The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina Reporters Doug Pardue, Glenn Smith, Jennifer Hawes and Natalie Caula Hauff won for…

  • Business Highlights

    ___ A small victory for fliers: summer domestic fares fall $2.01 After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — $2.01 in savings to be exact. The average…

  • US writer who fled Austria to escape Holocaust dead at 90

    VIENNA (AP) — U.S. writer Frederic Morton, who became internationally recognized in part through books on the Austrian homeland that he was forced to flee because of the Holocaust, has died, his Austrian publishers said…

  • Stephen Adly Guirgis wins Pulitzer for drama

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Adly Guirgis’s “Between Riverside and Crazy” has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for drama, a play hailed by the judges for using “dark comedy to confront questions of life and…

  • The 2015 Pulitzers, finalists in journalism and the arts

    The 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, and the judges’ comments: ___ JOURNALISM Public Service: The Post and Courier, of Charleston, South Carolina, for “Till Death Do Us Part,” a riveting series that probed why…

  • David I. Kertzer wins Pulitzer for Biography-Autobiography

    NEW YORK (AP) — David I. Kertzer’s “The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe” has won the Pulitzer Prize for biography-autobiography. Judges cited the book…

  • Gregory Pardlo’s ‘Digest’ wins Pulitzer Prize for poetry

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Digest” by Gregory Pardlo has won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. The judges cited Pardlo’s “clear-voiced poems that bring readers the news from 21st Century America, rich with thought, ideas and…

  • Anthony Doerr wins Pulitzer Prize for fiction

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Doerr’s “All the Light We Cannot See” has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The award, announced Monday, went to Doerr’s best-selling World War II novel that tells the parallel…