- WMCTV MemphisJul 17 04:49 PM
The setting for a book is important if you want to understand the story. The setting in which it was written is important if you want to understand the writer. We're 'Looking Around Mississippi' to the setting in which some of America’s most classic novels were written.
- New Orleans Times-PicayuneJun 29 04:25 PM
The society's annual Juleps in June benefit has link to William Faulkner: his favorite cocktail was a mint julep
- Johnson City PressJul 07 02:25 PM
GRAY — William Jack “Bill” Faulkner, 85, of Gray, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at the Johnson City Medical Center.
- The Memphis FlyerJul 14 02:13 AM
An annual conference in Oxford returns for a 42nd year. Modern, postmodern, cubist, hack, Count No 'Count, genius, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winner. There's a reason why scholars still get in a tizzy close to a century after he published his first book and why the Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference is the longest continuously running conference in America dedicated to the work of a single ...
- Delta Democrat TimesJul 16 03:30 PM
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The influence of Mississippi's Native American culture on William Faulkner's writing will be among the focal points of this year's annual conference on the prominent author.
- Los Angeles TimesJul 18 03:18 PM
The scene was like a modern twist on William Faulkner’s short story “A Rose for Emily,” which concludes in a musty bedroom with the cadaver of an old beau lying on a bed. Having paid $430,000 on June 22 for a house in the 6200 block of Anastasia Street in Simi Valley, according to property records,...
Meet the woman who wants to celebrate books the ... - Seattle Times
- National Constitution Center via Yahoo! NewsJul 26 06:55 AM
On July 26, 1775, the Continental Congress created the Post Office, naming Benjamin Franklin as the first Postmaster General. Here’s a look at 10 fascinating facts about a unique American institution.
- Spalding TodayJul 05 04:02 AM
THREE OF A KIND: Fencer William Ferguson, rugby full back Adam Castle and hockey forward Brendan Andrews outside Bourne Grammar School. Photo (TIM WILSON): SG210416-103TW.
- The ChattanooganJul 14 05:52 AM
Challengers outraised incumbents for four county school board seats during the last reporting period. In District 1, Rhonda Thurman took in $6,782. Patti Skates had $12,235 and Jason Moses $3,766.
- Metro Silicon ValleyJul 06 03:25 PM
A joke that you can tell anyone—that's rare. So is a movie that can be recommended with pleasure to anyone, of any age. In Hunt for the Wilderpeople by Taika Waititi, lush landscapes of the rainforest of New Zealand counter a sense of humor so toast-dry that it makes the British Ealing comedies of the 1950s seem overripe.
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