LONDON — Olga Tokarczuk, the Nobel Prize-winning Polish novelist, is among five female writers shortlisted for this year’s International Booker Prize, arguably the world’s most important award for fiction translated into English. Tokarczuk is nominated for “The Books of Jacob,” along with the translator Jennifer Croft, just four years afterContinue Reading

The parents of a Michigan teenager who fatally shot four classmates in the halls of Oxford High School in suburban Detroit were arrested early Saturday after being the subject of an intense manhunt. James and Jennifer Crumbley were arrested in the basement of a Detroit building after the police receivedContinue Reading