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When William Shawcross published his official life of Britain's Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother in 2009, one of its many virtues was the sampling of her letters sprinkled throughout his text. One of the benefits of writing with the authorization of his subject's daughter, Queen Elizabeth II, was that she gave him access to such treasures and, even more importantly, permission to quote them.
British poet Ted Hughes is being honored with a memorial stone in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey, joining a line of great British writers going back to Chaucer.
British poet Ted Hughes was honored Tuesday with a memorial stone in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey, joining a line of great British writers going back to Chaucer.
Amanda Knox said she's hired a Washington, D.C., lawyer to help her land a book deal after an Italian court cleared her and her ex-boyfriend in the killing of her British roommate, the Associated Press reports.
A previously unseen poem by Ted Hughes that details the painful moments surrounding the suicide of his wife Sylvia Plath is being published by The New Statesman on Thursday, the magazine said.
At the ceremony, Heaney and others took turns reading Hughes' works, including an extract from a letter Hughes wrote to his wife, fellow poet Sylvia Plath, who killed herself in 1963 after they split up.
A letter Hughes wrote to her in 1956 was chosen as one of the readings for the ceremony.