Annalisa Quinn

Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:

Book News: 'Fast And Furious' Whistle-Blower Will Be Allowed To Publish Account

Friday, October 18, 2013

Also: Morrissey's autobiography; a rare interview from Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson; Zadie Smith takes a garden tour.


Book News: Lance Armstrong's Lies Are Protected, Judge Says

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Also: Annie Proulx wrote the libretto for an opera based on "Brokeback Mountain"; Jesmyn Ward on losing her brother; Isabel Allende recalls Pablo Neruda's funeral.


Mary Beard 'Confronts' The Classics With Wit And Style

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Cambridge classics professor Mary Beard's latest book, Confronting the Classics, takes a gleefully contrarian approach to marble-bust greats like Homer and Thucydides. Reviewer Annalisa Quinn says the work "expertly straddles the line between scholarly and accessible."


Book News: Richard Dawkins Under Fire For Child Abuse Remarks

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Also: Jennifer Weiner (kind of) apologizes to The New York Times; Edwidge Danticat on the Haitian earthquake.


Book News: NoViolet Bulawayo, Jhumpa Lahiri Shortlisted For Booker Prize

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Also: A sort of poetic renaissance in Syria; former President Jimmy Carter is writing a book about women's lives; advice for fans of J.D. Salinger.


Book News: Why Batwoman Can't Get Married

Monday, September 09, 2013

Also: What "immigrant fiction" means; Wild author Cheryl Strayed on finding her half-sister; the best books coming out this week.


Book News: Sushmita Banerjee, Indian Author Who Fled Taliban, Shot Dead

Friday, September 06, 2013

Also: Rush Limbaugh is coming out with a childrens' book; T.C. Boyle on writing; Batwoman authors plan to quit the series.


Book News: Did A Missing Testicle Make J.D. Salinger A Recluse?

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Also: Ladbrokes breaks down the favorites to win the Nobel Prize; Edward Albee on character; poet Natasha Trethewey on meeting Seamus Heaney.


Book News: Malala, Girl Shot By Taliban, Calls Books 'Weapons That Defeat Terrorism'

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Also: Lemony Snicket on poetry and playground slides; tiny secret paintings on the sides of books; Lorin Stein on John Hollander.


Book News: Seamus Heaney's Last Words Were 'Don't Be Afraid'

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Also: The Hugo Awards; a push to ban a Toni Morrison book from Alabama school reading lists, the best book coming out this week.


Book News: This Town, That Town. A Squabble Worthy Of Washington

Friday, August 23, 2013

A dispute over the title This Town has sparked a mini-controversy worthy of Mark Leibovich's book about ego and excess in Washington, D.C.


Book News: Guantanamo Reading Material Spurs More Controversy

Friday, August 23, 2013

Also: Harrison Ford was Joan Didion's carpenter; Aziz Ansari has a book deal.


Book News: FBI Suspected William T. Vollmann Was The Unabomber

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Also: Quebec mulls setting the prices of books; Junot Diaz on his writing habits.


Book News: Barnes & Noble Founder Pulls Plug On Buyback Plan

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Also: James Patterson on bad books; remembering Elmore Leonard; the woman who inspired "Terry, the Mexican girl" in On the Road dies.


Book News: Albert Murray, Opponent Of Black Separatism, Dies At 97

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Also: Barnes & Noble makes up with Simon & Schuster; Amazon crashes; Margaret Atwood on optimism.


Book News: John Hollander, Master Of Poetic Forms, Dies At 83

Monday, August 19, 2013

Also: NPR's Petra Mayer reports from a Debbie Macomber conference; the best books coming out this week.


Book News: English Translation Of New Murakami Novel Expected In 2014

Friday, August 16, 2013

Also: Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka at home in Nigeria; an unexpected Eugene O'Neill artifact; a poet turns to Craigslist.


Book News: Slam Poet's 'OCD' Love Poem Makes Waves

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Also: Katherine Boo, Robert Hass win PEN Literary Awards; gender at The New York Review of Books; John Cheever's prison visit.


Book News: Handwriting Offers Clues In Shakespeare Debate

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Also: Foreign Policy's blog The Cable says there's fresh evidence the CIA kept tabs on Noam Chomsky; new books from Dave Eggers and Ron Burgundy.


Book News: Museum, Kelly Clarkson Vie For Jane Austen's Ring

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Also: Thomas Pynchon's "Bugs Bunny" teeth; N.Y. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's book deal; and The New York Review of Books' lady problem.