September 25, 2020

National Book Awards “5 Under 35 Honorees”

Sep 25 2020 The 5 Under 35 program, now in its fifteenth year, honors five young fiction writers selected by past National Book Award Winners and Finalists, or previous 5 Under 35 Honorees. These year's honorees are: K-Ming Chang, the author of “Bestiary” (forthcoming Sept. 29), selected by Justin Torres Naima Coster, the author of “Halsey Street,” selected by Tayari Jones Raven Leilani, the author of “Luster” selected by Susan Choi Fatima Farheen Mirza, the author of “A Place for Us”, selected by Tommy Orange C Pam Zhang, the author of “How Much of These Hills Is Gold” (review), selected...

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Harold Evans obituary: Crusading newspaperman with a second act

Harold Evans obituary: Crusading newspaperman with a second act Sep 25 2020 Harold Evans, who has died aged 92, lived a life of two halves, almost two distinct lives. In his first life, he was the Manchester lad who grew up to be the most famous and most admired newspaper editor of his generation in Britain. His second life was as an exile in New York, rich and fashionable, successful as the president of the powerful Random House publishing company, but sometimes outshone in the world of the Manhattan glitterati by his second wife, the magazine editor Tina Brown. Source:...

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