Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:
Monday, February 03, 2014
Also: a new poem by Stephen Burt; Lemony Snicket's prize for librarians; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Also: Eleanor & Park author Rainbow Rowell has a deal for two graphic novels; Susan Sontag's biographer on reading her emails; Gary Shteyngart on his reading habits.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Also: a fatal literary dispute in Russia; The Rumpus interviews Jerry Stahl.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Also: Martin Scorsese will direct a documentary about The New York Review of Books; arsonist sentenced to read Malcolm Gladwell; Rebecca Mead on Middlemarch.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Also: Bookslut launches the Daphnes award; the life of the English literature adjunct; publisher arrested in China.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Flora & Ulysses, written by Kate DiCamillo and illustrated in black and white by K.G. Campbell, is this year's best children's book, according to the American Library Association. Locomotive, by Brian Floca, is the most distinguished picture book.
Friday, January 24, 2014
Also: Chang-rae Lee on his reading habits; how Jennifer Weiner helps the New York literary world stay relevant.
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Also: Two unpublished novels from Stella Gibbons; a new study finds that "print remains the foundation of Americans' reading habits"; Elias Muhanna on the torching of a library in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.