Canada’s Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie dies, PM weeps

Canada’s Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie dies, PM weeps

TORONTO (Reuters) – The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and hockey, triggered an outpouring of tributes and grief across Canada on Wednesday. Downie, 53, who was diagnosed with...
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George Saunders’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ wins 2017 Man Booker prize

George Saunders’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ wins 2017 Man Booker prize

LONDON (Reuters) – American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award, for his first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” – a fictional account of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln burying his young son. In....
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