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Professor aims to boost Vonnegut’s stature in US literature

Sep. 06, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Kurt Vonnegut was many things during a writing career that spanned more than half a century: best-selling novelist, counterculture cult figure, popular speaker and biting political satirist. But is the “Slaughterhouse-Five” author — who...

Pandemic fiction: Fall books include stories of the virus

Aug. 22, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Near the end of 2020, the pandemic had lasted long enough for author Jodi Picoult to try something that seemed unthinkable for novelists in its early stages — turn it into fiction. “At the beginning of the pandemic, I couldn’t even read, much less...

Pandemic fiction: Fall books include stories of the virus

Aug. 18, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Near the end of 2020, the pandemic had lasted long enough for author Jodi Picoult to try something that seemed unthinkable for novelists in its early stages — turn it into fiction. “At the beginning of the pandemic, I couldn’t even read, much less...