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Otto von Bismarck famously observed that the less people know about how sausages and laws are made, the better they'll feel about them. The same could be said for the world of books. The more we learn about the petty malice of Evelyn Waugh, the envious insecurity of Hemingway, the relentless money-grubbing of Balzac, the arid, neurotic love life of Edith Wharton or the utter creepiness of Marcel Proust, the more we are distracted from their purely artistic merits.
Talk show host Stephen Colbert's foray into children's books has landed him alongside some exalted literary company.
In the introduction to his exhaustive biography of New Orleans literary legend and posthumous Pulitzer Prize winner John Kennedy Toole, Cory MacLauchlin considers the question of whether John Kennedy Toole is a modernist or a Southern writer.
Spain's 85-year-old Ana Maria Matute accepted the Spanish-speaking world's top literary honor on Wednesday, saying writing has kept her going though many difficult moments in life.