The American activist author of The Color Purple has been added to the line-up confirmed for this year’s Auckland Writers’ Festival. Alice Walker will appear in one event only, The Color Purple, named after her Pulitzer-prize winning 1982 novel.
Dan Brown’s description of Manila as “the gates of hell” in the American novelist’s latest book has not gone down well with officials in the Philippine capital.
Here’s a literary parable for the 21st century.
What would you write if you could write absolutely anything? This is the question that, as a reader, one imagined David Foster Wallace facing