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Is this the literary find of the century?

published about 2 hours ago
New York booksellers believe they have found William Shakespeare's annotated dictionary.

Clock ticking for Thai PM as court verdict nears

published about 3 hours ago
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai court will decide this week whether to give embattled Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra more time to defend herself against charges of abuse of power, accusations that could bring her down, or whether to move swiftly to a verdict.

Cyclone threatens to disrupt search for missing Malaysian plane

published about 4 hours ago
PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - A tropical cyclone was threatening to hamper the search for a missing Malaysian jetliner in a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean on Monday, as a submarine drone neared the end of its mission scouring the sea bed with still no sign of wreckage.

Boston Marathon to feature second-largest field in race history

published about 4 hours ago
BOSTON (Reuters) - Some 36,000 athletes, including Kenyan and Ethiopian runners who are consistently ranked among the world's fastest, will run in the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday, putting the world-renown race back in the spotlight after it was marred by last year's bombing attack.


The Valley review 'meticulous and magically intimate'

published about 2 hours ago
The Valley review  'meticulous and magically intimate'
Richard Benson's story of a century in the life of his South Yorkshire family has a novelistic brillianceIt has taken Richard Benson, author of the ... more

The 100 best novels: No 31 Dracula by Bram Stoker (1897)

published about 3 hours ago
The 100 best novels: No 31  Dracula by Bram Stoker (1897)
Bram Stoker's classic vampire story was very much of its time but still resonates more than a century laterRobert McCrum introduces the seriesAt the far ... more

Charlotte Brontë celebrated with a birthday Google Doodle

published about 9 hours ago
Charlotte Brontë celebrated with a birthday Google Doodle
Author of Jane Eyre was born on 21 April 1816 in Thornton, YorkshireGoogle has celebrated the life of the English author of Jane Eyre, Charlotte ... more

Books of The Times: ‘Poilu,’ a French Memoir About Serving on the Western Front

published about 12 hours ago
In the newly translated memoir “Poilu,” a Frenchman offers acidic observations on trench warfare while serving on the Western Front.

García Márquez was revered like a rock star | @guardianletters

published about 13 hours ago
In the 1970s, not long after the publication of One Hundred Years of Solitude, I taught English at the National Polytechnic of Mexico. My students ... more
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'Captain America 2' back at No. 1, hits $200M total

published 1 day ago
By Sara Vilkomerson Marvel superhero adds $26.6M to total; tops box office for third weekend

'Godzilla' promo: See the monster roar

published 1 day ago
By Amber Ray TV spot offers first look at May 16 movie's headline attraction: Watch

'Captain America 2' is No. 1 Friday: $9.6M

published 2 days ago
By Sara Vilkomerson Marvel film on pace to cross $200M mark; rough start for ''Transcendence''

Joss Whedon's 'In Your Eyes': Watch how it starts

published Thu, Apr 17 2014 23:00 GMT
By Pamela Gocobachi ''Avengers'' man's boy-meets-girl story with a supernatural twist to debut at Tribeca

'Transcendence' at box office?

published Thu, Apr 17 2014 23:00 GMT
By Adam Markovitz Adam Markovitz forecasts a close box office race, but gives edge to ''Rio 2''

ArtsBeat: Summerstage Plans Are Announced

published about 5 hours ago
ArtsBeat: Summerstage Plans Are Announced
The annual program free, live performances presented by the City Parks Foundation all over New York City will offer music, theater, film, dance and a ... more

Harris Goldsmith, Critic and Classical Pianist, Dies at 78

published about 6 hours ago
Harris Goldsmith, Critic and Classical Pianist, Dies at 78
Mr. Goldsmith, a contributor to High Fidelity magazine, among other publications, was best known for his recordings of the Beethoven sonatas.

John Shirley-Quirk, Bass-Baritone, Is Dead at 82

published about 6 hours ago
John Shirley-Quirk, Bass-Baritone, Is Dead at 82
Mr. Shirley-Quirk was a British chemistry teacher who almost by accident became a world-renowned bass-baritone and made 30 appearances at the Met between 1974 and ... more

Kelis Serves a Soul Buffet From Space on Surreal, Tasty 'Food'

published about 7 hours ago
Kelis has done a lot of (delightfully) strange things with soul music over the course of her career, from aggro-screaming "I hate you so much ... more

Critic’s Notebook: Javier Camarena to Sing in ‘La Cenerentola’

published about 11 hours ago
Critic’s Notebook: Javier Camarena to Sing in ‘La Cenerentola’
After a recent star turn, the Mexican tenor Javier Camarena returns sooner than expected, standing in for Juan Diego Flórez in “La Cenerentola.”

Theater Review: ‘Violet,’ Starring Sutton Foster, Opens at Roundabout

published about 7 hours ago
Theater Review: ‘Violet,’ Starring Sutton Foster, Opens at Roundabout
The terrific, heart-stirring revival of “Violet” stars Sutton Foster in a career-redefining performance.

Theater Review: Daniel Radcliffe Stars in Revival of ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’

published about 7 hours ago
Theater Review: Daniel Radcliffe Stars in Revival of ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’
Daniel Radcliffe stars in Michael Grandage’s splendid production of Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy “The Cripple of Inishmaan.”

Theater Review | Connecticut: A Review of ‘Somewhere’ at Hartford Stage

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Theater Review | Connecticut: A Review of ‘Somewhere’ at Hartford Stage
“West Side Story” has great meaning for the writer, and the characters, of “Somewhere,” now at Hartford Stage.

Theater Review | New Jersey: A Review of ‘Trouble in Mind’ at Two River Theater in Red Bank

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Theater Review | New Jersey: A Review of ‘Trouble in Mind’ at Two River Theater in Red Bank
“Trouble in Mind,” a 1955 comedy-drama by Alice Childress, is about racism in the theater world and has been rediscovered in recent years.

Theater Review: ‘Ubu Sings Ubu’ Adapts ‘Ubu Roi’ With Pere Ubu’s Music

published 2 days ago
Theater Review: ‘Ubu Sings Ubu’ Adapts ‘Ubu Roi’ With Pere Ubu’s Music
“Ubu Sings Ubu” mixes a Google Translate version of the 1896 scatological satire “Ubu Roi” with songs by the experimental rock band Pere Ubu.
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ArtsBeat: ‘Game of Thrones’ Recap: A Regression to the Mean

published about 7 hours ago
ArtsBeat: ‘Game of Thrones’ Recap: A Regression to the Mean
The first episode after the death of King Joffrey revealed some details about the assassination plot and dispensed with any notions of justice.

The Media Equation: Aereo Case Will Shape TV’s Future

published about 7 hours ago
The Media Equation: Aereo Case Will Shape TV’s Future
A lot of people will be watching to see how the Supreme Court rules over the legality of Aereo because of what it could mean ... more

Starting in June, ‘Today’ Will Simulcast on SiriusXM

published about 8 hours ago
NBC is announcing a deal with the satellite radio service that will bring all four hours of its franchise morning news show to radio.

$250,000 Grant to Finance Website Tied to PBS Series

published about 9 hours ago
The Knight Foundation plans to give money to the PBS series “How We Got to Now” to create a site aimed at encouraging idea-sharing among ... more

Critic’s Notebook: Back to ‘The Boondocks,’ Minus Its Creator’s Touch

published about 11 hours ago
Critic’s Notebook: Back to ‘The Boondocks,’ Minus Its Creator’s Touch
The long-delayed fourth and final season of “The Boondocks” begins Monday night on Adult Swim, without the involvement of its longtime producer, Aaron McGruder.