Each spring when the azaleas bloom, attorney Atticus Finch, daughter Scout and other characters from “To Kill a Mockingbird” come to life on the courthouse lawn in the Alabama hometown of author Harper Lee, who will release a sequel to her classic novel in July.
The female legacy in Texas is as strong as the women of all walks of life who have given themselves to art, writing and music.
A new anthology titled “Her Texas: Story, Image, Poem & Song,” which celebrates this feminine heritage, was the subject of an event featuring poetry reading from anthology contributors Tuesday evening at Baylor’s Armstrong Browning Library.
From the very first sentence, Oprah Winfrey loved what became her latest book club pick. “I thought, ‘Wow, this is so good I have to wait until I actually have the time to absorb the language,’” said Winfrey, during a recent telephone interview with The Associated Press, of Cynthia Bond’s novel “Ruby.”
A recently discovered novel by Harper Lee will be published in July, her first since her acclaimed “To Kill a Mockingbird” was published in 1960.
As an undergrad at the University of Iowa, Arna Bontemps Hemenway, now an assistant professor in the English department at Baylor, would drive 20 minutes outside of town to the nearest Barnes & Noble just to peruse through the Discovered Author section.
In July 1944, Orson Welles wrapped up one of his wartime radio broadcasts with a brief, emotional reading of one of the country’s favorite authors, John Steinbeck.
Tory Burch’s new book is all about color, a compilation of the influences that inspire her, from people to music to art to culture to travel to home design.
Nostalgia sometimes comes in a thick soup of buzzes, beeps, trills and, of course, wakka-wakkas.
Woodway senior Elizabeth Henning published her debut philosophical novel “The Conspirators” after four years of writing and editing while attending Baylor.
Arna B. Hemenway, assistant professor of English, joined the Baylor faculty last fall as a creative writing professor. His collection of short stories called “Elegy on Kinderklavier,” will be on sale at bookstores starting July 15.