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Review: Author keeps tension high in `The Sun Down Motel'

Feb. 18, 2020 2:48 PM EST

“The Sun Down Motel,” Berkley, by Simone St. James Author Simone St. James knows that true terror, as she effectively illustrates in “The Sun Down Motel,” goes beyond things that go bump in the night. For one character, real horror is “so complete it was a wash of sensation...

Turkey court acquits exiled novelist of terror charges

Feb. 14, 2020 8:01 AM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday acquitted journalist and award-winning novelist Asli Erdogan of terrorism-related charges for writing for a pro-Kurdish newspaper that has since been shut-down. Lawyer Erdal Dogan told reporters that the court in Istanbul acquitted the author, who lives in exile in...

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Review: "The Only Child" by Mi-ae Seo has many flaws

Feb. 10, 2020 11:39 AM EST

“The Only Child: a Novel,” Ecco, by Mi-ae Seo, translated from the Korean by Yewon Jung In “The Only Child,” Korean author Mi-ae Seo delivers a sometimes frightening psychological thriller with echoes of “The Silence of the Lambs” and “The Bad Seed.” But the...

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2005 file photo, author Anne Rice talks about her new book during an interview at her home in La Jolla, Calif. Tulane University has acquired the complete archives of famed author, Anne Rice, who was born and raised in New Orleans and whose books including “Interview with a Vampire,

Tulane acquires archive of "Vampire" author Anne Rice

Feb. 3, 2020 4:28 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tulane University has acquired the complete archives of bestselling author Anne Rice, who was born and raised in New Orleans and whose books, including “Interview with the Vampire," often drew inspiration from her hometown. The collection was a gift from Stuart Rose and the Stuart...