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A date with William Shakespeare

According to a 2008 interview he gave to Rolling Stone, the other two works were Toni Morrison's "Song of Solomon" and Ernest Hemingway's "For Whom the Bell Tolls"

Reuters 

US President Barack Obama marked the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death on Saturday by visiting the Globe theatre for a 10-minute performance of a scene from Hamlet, where the Danish prince poses the question: "To be or not to be". The Globe, with its timbered, white-washed curved-walls, is London's best-loved monument to the Bard, famous for its open-air performances of the works of England's greatest playwright. With the sun illuminating the theatre's wooden stage through the open roof, Obama was treated to a short private performance and entertained by a ...

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First Published: Sat, April 23 2016. 21:33 IST
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