The recipient of the prestigious annually awarded Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize in 2001, Monkey Beach is Canadian author Eden Robinson's debut novel. It was published in 2000, and is about a girl named Lisamarie who possesses supernatural abilities.

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Slumdog Millionaire brought Danny Boyle his long overdue Best Director Oscar as part of a haul that included seven other trophies including the big one for Best Picture. An Oscar-winning screenplay by Simon Beaufoy was based on the book Q&A by...

One of the first noted lesbian literature novels, Nightwood is a book written by Djuna Barnes published in 1936. It was one of the first books to explore explicit themes of homosexuality between women, and is also known for its intense, gothic,...

The Madonna of Excelsior is a novel by South African writer Zakes Mda that was published in 2005. Although a work of fiction, the book deepens the reader's understanding of the complex political situation under the shadow of apartheid and also the...

Cardenio is considered a lost play. The authors are believed to be John Fletcher and William Shakespeare. The attribution is based primarily upon two 1613 performances by the King’s Men acting troupe of a play listed by either the title Cardenno...

Charlie Chaplin took two years to produce The Gold Rush. During that time he got an underage girl pregnant and was forced into a marriage he didn’t want. That pregnancy incurred a change in leading ladies and by the time film was into full swing...