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Chile: more tests requested in Neruda death probe


A Chilean judge isn’t ready to close the probe into the mysterious death of Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda four decades ago.

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

World bids Gabriel Garcia Marquez ‘Adios’

TRIBUTE IN YELLOW Yellow roses—favorite flowers of Gabriel Garcia Marquez (left)—lie atop the urn containing his ashes in Mexico City.  AP

His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America’s passions, superstition, violence and social inequality.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

A glance at Nobel literature winner Alice Munro

Canadian author Alice Munro. AP

Munro has published more than a dozen collections of short stories since the 1960s, often focusing on the lives of girls and women from the towns and farming communities in her home region of southwestern Ontario. She has been compared to Anton Chekhov for her exploration of the submerged passions and dramas in quiet provincial lives.

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Canada’s Alice Munro wins Nobel literature prize

A photo taken on June 25, 2009 in Dublin, Ireland shows Canadian author Alice Munro who has been awarded the 2013 Nobel Literature Prize, the Royal Swedish Academy announced on October 10, 2013 in Stockholm.  AFP

Canadian writer Alice Munro has won this year’s Nobel Prize in literature.

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Your guide to the 2013 Nobel Prizes

Martin Karplus describes molecular behavior as he speaks to reporters at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., after being awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. AP

Here’s a look at the achievements being honored by this year’s Nobel Prizes, the $1.2 million awards handed out since 1901 by committees in Stockholm and Oslo:

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »