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Paris Review - James Salter, The Art of Fiction No. 133

Interviewed by Edward Hirsch<p>Issue 127, Summer 1993<p>James Salter is a consummate storyteller. His manners are precise and elegant; he has a splendid New York accent; he runs his hands through his gray hair and laughs boyishly. At sixty-seven he has the fitness of an ex-military man. He tells …

Paris Review - Joyce Carol Oates, The Art of Fiction No. 72

Interviewed by Robert Phillips<p>Issue 74, Fall-Winter 1978<p>Photograph by Marion Ettlinger<p>Joyce Carol Oates is the rarest of commodities, an author modest about her work, though there is such a quantity of it that she has three publishers—one for fiction, one for poetry and a “small press” for more …

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Death of Indian minister's wife 'unnatural' say doctors | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Th death of an Indian government minister’s wife was described as “sudden” and “unnatural” following an autopsy on Saturday, a day after she was found dead in a New Delhi hotel room having earlier accused her husband of adultery.<p>Sunanda Puskhar Tharoor (R), wife of India's …

Sunanda Pushkar died an 'unnatural, sudden death', according to doctor

Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of the Indian government minister and former high-ranking UN official Shashi Tharoor, died an "unnatural, sudden death", according to a doctor who examined her body after it was found in a Delhi hotel room on Friday.<p>"We can say that it is a case of unnatural sudden death. …