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Author J.P. Donleavy, who met scorn and then celebration with 'The Ginger Man,' dies at 91

J.P. Donleavy, the incorrigible Irish American author and playwright whose ribald debut novel "The Ginger Man" met scorn, censorship and eventually celebration as a groundbreaking classic, has died at age 91. Donleavy, a native New Yorker who lived his final years on an estate west of Dublin,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Horror of Sadness

A few chapters into Universal Harvester, you might be forgiven for thinking you were reading an unusually artful novelization of some forgotten X-Files episode. John Darnielle—front man of the Mountain Goats and author of the National Book Award–nominated novel Wolf in White Van—opens his story... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Gambon to play Winston Churchill in ITV drama

Churchill’s Secret is based on Jonathan Smith’s book set in 1953, when the former prime minister had a strokeSir Michael Gambon is to play Winston Churchill in a new ITV drama about his final years in office opposite Lindsay Duncan as his wife, Clementine.Churchill’s Secret is based on Jonathan... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A&U signs novel on Fitzgerald's final days

Allen & Unwin has signed a novel following the final years of The Great Gatsby author F Scott Fitzgerald. The publisher signed Stewart O'Nan's West of Sunset in a deal for UK, Commonwealth and Australia and New Zealand rights with Rachel Clements at Abner Stein on behalf of The Gernert Company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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