Knut Hamsun was a supporter of Norway's fascist Nasjonal Samling party and an admirer of Nazism; he gave his Nobel Prize for Literature to Joseph Goebbels; he hailed Hitler as "a warrior for mankind, and a prophet of the gospel of justice for all nations" in an obituary for the Nazi leader; he critic
In 1990, Richard Nixon released "RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon," an account of his life that was praised for its unexpected candor and introspection; but thirteen years earlier a far more convincing narrative, also told by Nixon, was divulged in Robert Coover's "The Public Burning." The novel, wh
Thome is a sarcastic fellow that likes to consistently radiate with a healthy mix of wit and philosophical seriousness. He has submerged himself primarily in art history-based research and writing, curatorial studies and practices, gender theory, micro-blogging, and short story writing.
Boris Vian was a French polymath: writer, poet, musician, singer, translator, critic, actor, inventor and engineer. He is best remembered today for his novels. Those published under the pseudonym Vernon Sullivan were bizarre parodies of criminal fiction, highly controversial at the time of their rele