Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:
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."
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Also: Jennifer Weiner (kind of) apologizes to The New York Times; Edwidge Danticat on the Haitian earthquake.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, August 23, 2013
Also: Harrison Ford was Joan Didion's carpenter; Aziz Ansari has a book deal.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Also: Quebec mulls setting the prices of books; Junot Diaz on his writing habits.
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.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Also: Barnes & Noble makes up with Simon & Schuster; Amazon crashes; Margaret Atwood on optimism.
Monday, August 19, 2013
Also: NPR's Petra Mayer reports from a Debbie Macomber conference; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, August 16, 2013
Also: Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka at home in Nigeria; an unexpected Eugene O'Neill artifact; a poet turns to Craigslist.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, August 12, 2013
Also: the first English-language bookstore in Cuba; the role of public libraries during natural disasters; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, August 09, 2013
Also: Flannery O'Connor's pet peacocks; Pamela Erens on Middlemarch; a new book by George Saunders.