Tauhid J. Poindexter - Maryville Daily Times
Tauhid J. PoindexterMaryville Daily TimesHerman (PD) Poindexter, grandparents James (Lorraine) Scudder, Julius (Clara) Poindexter. Left behind to mourn is his loving mother Deborah Scudder Poindexter, fiancé' LaKisha Cullom, godson LeBron Booker, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 9:04 pm
“On the Side of the L-law”: Boris
lareviewofbooks“On the Side of the L-law”: Boris Akunin's Russian DetectivelareviewofbooksIn the English-speaking world, one such writer is P. D. James, best known for her Adam Dalgliesh series. Her work, replete with psychological insight and expertly crafted prose, proves that detective novels can be literary fiction — with a murder or ...
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 10:03 am
Enjoy an evening in the company of Jane
Dorset EchoEnjoy an evening in the company of Jane Austen with Dorchester Drama clubDorset EchoHer books are read by thousands, her stories are turned into some of the best television and films, and her work spawns such varied epics as Death comes to Pemberley, P.D James masterly follow up to Pride and Prejudice, Longbourn, the story of the ...
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 7:40 am
PRH completes acquisition of Ediciones B -
The BooksellerPRH completes acquisition of Ediciones BThe BooksellerAuthors new to PRHGE from the Ediciones B imprints are Sarah Lark, John Katzenbach, Bernardo Stamateas, Patricia Cornwell, P.D. James, Anne Rice, David Baldacci, Deepak Chopra and Brandon Sanderson. The newly merged publisher's catalogs will ...
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 2:28 am
Children of Men - London Review of Books
Children of MenLondon Review of Books (subscription) (blog)In P.D. James's dystopian novel The Children of Men, no child has been born for more than twenty years. Oxford has become an adult education college. In times of crisis, Raymond Williams wrote, adults need education to grasp and shape what is going on ...
Posted on 30 June 2017 | 7:25 am
Create the hero you can live with
P.D. James delves at length on the detective character she created and the books she wrote, says Sudhamahi Regunathan
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 6:08 am
'The Only Ones' Puts A Heartbreaking
Veteran rock critic Carola Dibbell ventures into fiction with The Only Ones, a tale of an unconventional family in post-pandemic America. Critic Jason Heller says calls it "heartbreakingly beautiful."
Posted on 19 March 2015 | 7:24 am
Jane Austen fans never let the story end
"Prom and Prejudice," "Prada and Prejudice," "Spies and Prejudice" — there are now more than 200 prequels, sequels and adaptations for Austen's classic love story.
Posted on 17 March 2015 | 11:10 am
Ellis Peters and the George Felse
Secondly, of the mystery writers of her era, I would say that Edith’s powers of prose writing and vivid descriptions was second only to P.D. James when it came to British crime fiction. You can learn a lot about how to write beautiful prose by reading ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:06 pm
Lecture preview: Canadian author Louise
I didn’t want someone who was glum and at war with himself,” said the 57-year-old author, Canada’s P.D. James. “I knew immediately that this was the template for my main character. Very few people get gray in their hair without being through ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 2:04 pm
'In the Dark Places,' A Conversation with
Years ago, P.D. James commented on the "Golden Age" of mystery novels, and talked about how everything was set up by the conclusion and how all the ends were neatly tied in a tidy package. The difference now is that's not always the case. Today ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 10:51 pm
Author Penny says choices we make swing
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is a literary descendant of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot and P.D. James' Adam Dalgliesh, cultured and erudite, reflective but strong when necessary. A good character is useless without compelling stories. Penny's Three ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 9:07 am
I tried a TV remote but ringing for a
On September 9, the Queen becomes Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. But how well do we really know the Windsors? THOMAS BLAIKIE reveals some surprisingly informal anecdotes he has gathered from private sources close to the Royal Family... The Queen was ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 1:25 pm