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Popular young adult author Vizzini, 32, dies in NY

In this May 17, 2006, file photo, author Ned Vizzini poses for a photo in New York's Central Park. Vizzini, a popular young adult author and television writer who wrote candidly and humorously about his struggles with depression, has committed suicide. He was 32. AP

Ned Vizzini, a popular young adult author and television writer who wrote candidly and humorously about his struggles with depression, has committed suicide. He was 32.

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

‘Mockingbird’ author Lee sues over copyright in US

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The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” has filed a lawsuit to re-secure the copyright to it.

Posted: May 4th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Poe visitor comes nevermore, yet mystery lingers

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‘ONCE UPON A MIDNIGHT DREARY…’In this Jan. 15, 2013 photo, a gravestone marking Edgar Allan Poe's original grave stands in a cemetery outside Westminster Hall in Baltimore. For decades, a mysterious man known as the Poe Toaster left three roses and an unfinished bottle of cognac at Poe’s grave every year on the legendary writer’s birthday on Jan. 19. His identity is a great modern mystery, and just as mysteriously, the tradition ended four years ago. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

From the tombstone of Edgar Allan Poe, one can reach the street by taking a narrow dirt path between two tall stone mausoleums and crouching for a few steps underneath a portion of Westminster Hall.

Posted: January 19th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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