A.S. Byatt, Booker Prize-winning novelist of ‘Possession,’ dies at 87

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave A.S. Byatt, the Booker Prize-winning author of “Possession,” who grappled with history, tradition, science and myth in a six-decade career that established her as one of Britain’s most renowned novelists, died Nov. 16. She was 87. Her death was announced in a statement by her publisher, Chatto … Read more

Albanian novelist Ismail Kadare awarded French Legion of Honor title by Macron

Albanian novelist Ismail Kadare has been awarded the Grand Officer of the Legion of Honor title by French President Emmanuel Macron ByLLAZAR SEMINI Associated Press October 16, 2023, 4:01 PM FILE – Albanian novelist Ismail Kadare arrives at the Elysee Palace to receive the France’s Legion d’Honneur medal by French President Francois Hollande, in Paris, … Read more