Alice Walker Declines Israeli Translation of 'Color Purple'

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Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Alice Walker has refused to allow The Color Purple to be translated in protest of the treatment of the Palestinians. Walker sent a letter “to the publisher, Yediot Books, a copy of which was published with her permission on the website of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott [….]

LitStaff Pick: Favorite 'Colorful' Books

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Good writers, if they know what they’re doing, paint pictures with the stories they tell. Theirs are the most vivid, the most abstract, and those visionary ideas, plots and characters leave indelible impressions on our memories. Sometimes you can even glean an idea of the worlds you are about to enter through the titles of [….]