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In this April 23, 2017 photo, vintage typewriters are on display at a "type-in" in Albuquerque, N.M. "Type-ins" are social gatherings in public places where typewriter fans test different vintage machines. The vintage typewriter is making a comeback with a new generation of fans gravitating to machines that once gathered dust in attics and basements across the country. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
June 14, 2017 - 3:57 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Typewriter enthusiasts gather at an Albuquerque restaurant to experiment with vintage Smith Coronas. Fans in Boston kneel in a city square and type stories about their lives during a pro-immigration demonstration. A documentary on typewriters featuring Tom Hanks and...
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In this Feb. 21, 2017 photo, Joe Van Cleave, who runs a popular YouTube channel on restoring typewriters, speaks about one of his vintage typewriters at his home in Albuquerque, N.M. The vintage typewriter is making a comeback with a new generation of fans gravitating to machines that once gathered dust. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
June 14, 2017 - 11:01 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Typewriter enthusiasts gather at an Albuquerque restaurant to experiment with vintage Smith Coronas. Fans in Boston kneel in a city square and type stories about their lives during a pro-immigration demonstration. A documentary on typewriters featuring Tom Hanks and...
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In this Feb. 21, 2017 photo, Joe Van Cleave, who runs a popular YouTube channel on restoring typewriters, speaks about one of his vintage typewriters at his home in Albuquerque, N.M. The vintage typewriter is making a comeback with a new generation of fans gravitating to machines that once gathered dust. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
June 14, 2017 - 3:07 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Typewriter enthusiasts gather at an Albuquerque restaurant to experiment with vintage Smith Coronas. Fans in Boston kneel in a city square and type stories about their lives during a pro-immigration demonstration. A new documentary on typewriters featuring Tom Hanks and...
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Votive candles bearing the photos of two men who were fatally stabbed on a Portland, Ore., light-train while trying to stop another man from harassing two young women with an anti-Muslim tirade, sit on a rain-soaked memorial on Tuesday, May 30, 2107 in Portland. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, and Ricky Best, 53, died in the attack. The suspect, Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, made a first court appearance on charges of aggravated murder and attempted murder Tuesday in a Portland, Oregon courthouse. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
May 30, 2017 - 8:00 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly stabbing attack on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Prosecutors say the man charged with stabbing three men aboard a Portland light-rail train confessed while in the back seat of a patrol car after his arrest. Court...
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May 26, 2017 - 3:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Denis Johnson, the prize-winning fiction writer, poet and playwright best known for his surreal and transcendent story collection "Jesus' Son," has died at age 67. Johnson died Wednesday, according to his literary agent, Nicole Aragi. Johnson died of liver cancer at his home in The...
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May 26, 2017 - 10:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Denis Johnson, the prize-winning fiction writer, poet and playwright best known for his surreal and transcendent story collection "Jesus' Son," has died. He was 67. Johnson died Wednesday, according to Jonathan Galassi, president and publisher of Farrar, Straus & Giroux. No...
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May 26, 2017 - 9:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Denis Johnson, the prize-winning fiction writer, poet and playwright best known for his surreal and transcendent story collection "Jesus' Son," has died. He was 67. Johnson died Thursday, according to Jonathan Galassi, president and publisher of Farrar, Straus & Giroux. No other...
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In this Monday, May 8, 2017 photo, the "Word Waterfall" cycles through one of several displays of literary history with quotes from authors at the American Writers Museum in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
May 12, 2017 - 11:00 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The American Writers Museum , seven years in the making, is an endeavor even the most daring author might shy from: How, on a single floor of an office building, do you tell the story of centuries of American language? The museum's curators wanted the broadest possible concept of...
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Scott Fitzgerald
April 27, 2017 - 11:01 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The University of South Carolina has obtained the archives of North Carolina author Ron Rash. The school announced the acquisition Thursday. The collection consists of material on the South Carolina native's career as a poet, short story writer and novelist. It includes a...
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