Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Also: Mary Miller on writing; Simon & Schuster acquires a book from the man behind the Twitter account @GSElevator; Mallory Ortberg imagines a "Choose Your Own P.G. Wodehouse Adventure."
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Also: Finalists announced for the Costa prize; Greg Mortenson on Three Cups of Tea; Ben Marcus on why he loves Kafka.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Also: Greg Mortenson to appear on the Today Show; Renata Adler's 1965 report from the march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala.; Nick Laird on poetry.
Monday, January 20, 2014
Also: Lewis Wolpert admits lifting material from other authors; E. L. Doctorow on reading; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, January 17, 2014
Also: Two unpublished novels from Stella Gibbons; a new study finds that "print remains the foundation of Americans' reading habits"; Elias Muhanna on the torching of a library in Lebanon.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Also: Dostoevsky's intricate pen-and-ink doodles; Jelani Cobb on the complex legacy of Amiri Baraka; romance writer Sylvia Day gets an eight-figure advance for two novels.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Also: How to tell whether you're in a Brontë novel; Simon & Schuster launches a new sci-fi imprint.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Alaric Hunt wrote Cuts Through Bone from his prison cell. Also: Irish poet Sinéad Morrissey wins the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry; James Frey pens a Hunger Games-esque young adult novel; and the Hatchet Job of the Year awards are handed out to reviewers.
Monday, January 13, 2014
Also: Hilton Als on Amiri Baraka; The Chronicle of Higher Education takes a critical look at the "graying" New York Review of Books; and the best books coming out this week.
Friday, January 10, 2014
Also: Poet Amiri Baraka has died at age 79; Augusto Pinochet's personal library.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Also: "Because" is named the word of the year; a new poem by Paul Beilstein.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Also: Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates' new memoir is critical of the Obama White House; The Morning News' annual Tournament of Books announces its contestants; a new short story from Nicole Krauss.
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Also: Zola Books has bought Bookish; Gary Shteyngart goes on a walking tour of Queens, N.Y., for The Wall Street Journal; Costa Book Awards are announced.
Monday, January 06, 2014
Also: Martin Amis on his stepmother, the novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard; journalist and author Simon Hoggart has died; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, January 03, 2014
Also: the lawyer who leaked J.K. Rowling's identity has been fined; Kate DiCamillo is the new national ambassador for young people's literature; Danielle Steel is awarded France's Legion of Honor.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
The Kids Right to Read Project says many of the books that parents or groups try to bay are from minority authors. Also: A "recently unearthed" story from Zelda Fitzgerald; and how Vladimir Nabokov loved butterflies.
Monday, December 23, 2013
Ned Vizzini, 32, killed himself last week, his family says. Other news: American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression makes the free speech case for the right to sell offensive books; "The Ethicist" makes the case for reading leaked J.D. Salinger stories.
Friday, December 20, 2013
Paul Torday was 67. Also: J.K. Rowling will collaborate on a Harry Potter play; Dave Eggers opines on privacy rights; and The New Yorker launches a poetry podcast.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Also: The Anarchist Cookbook's author says it's time for that book to disappear; and a recipe for "Nietzsche's Angel Food Cake."
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
There's a theory that the bad guys tend to lose in fantasy novels because they just don't eat well or get out enough. Other news: Romance novelist Janet Daily, who admitted to plagiarism, dies; and boxer Mike Tyson writes about his reading life.