Murrell paints a vivid, detailed picture of Aptheker's political life and for this he should be commended.
Among his many distinctions are the National Medal of Arts, the Kennedy Center Honor, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Carlos Sampayan Bulosan (1913-1956) was a class-conscious English-language Filipino novelist and poet.
In the same year Italian writer Alberto Moravia died in his Rome apartment at 82, his autobiography, "Vita di Moravia" was published.
The history of labor during wartime is an enticing subject, the history of labor during World War II especially so.
Kesey is best remembered for his novels "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"and"Sometimes a Great Notion."
As Eric Bentley turns 99 and enters his 100th year, he is recognized as America's oldest living playwright.
Since the 1970s Sanchez has published a steady stream of poetry books and plays.
Whole libraries are dedicated to the study of Lincoln; Buhle's synopsis, reflecting all the warts and charm of his subject, might a good place to begin.
In Oakland, Cassandra Lopez and the We Tell Our Stories Film Collective will be contributing to the event with their documentary.