Melissa Etheridge, Priscilla Renea share songwriting secrets
Music

Melissa Etheridge, Priscilla Renea share songwriting secrets

HIDDEN HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Melissa Etheridge and songwriter Priscilla Renea had never met before sitting down to discuss their craft, and within an hour, they were spontaneously harmonizing together. Etheridge plucked a guitar from the wall of electrics and acoustics hanging in the front room of her suburban home. As she strummed a bluesy … Continue reading

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Ferrante, Pamuk up for Man Booker International Prize
Books

Ferrante, Pamuk up for Man Booker International Prize

LONDON (AP) — Elusive Italian author Elena Ferrante and Turkish Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk are among six finalists for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction. Ferrante’s Neapolitan tale “The Story of the Lost Child” and Pamuk’s Istanbul-set “A Strangeness in My Mind” are on a shortlist, announced Thursday, that includes books from Asia, Africa … Continue reading