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Annalisa Quinn

Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:

Book News: Turkish Protesters Form 'Taksim Square Book Club'

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Also: John Quincy Adams' ode to the Eurasian Bull finch; Jane Austen may be the new face on the £10 note; Barnes & Noble struggles.

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Book News: Author Of Controversial 'Seduction Guide' Apologizes

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Also: Science fiction author and screenwriter Richard Matheson has died; John McEnroe has a book deal.

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Making Art From Art: 5 Nonfiction Reads For Summer

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

No fiction? No problem! Annalisa Quinn shares five summer reads that look at art in a few stranger-than-fiction ways. Classic mythology and Spider-Man? An antlered hat with feathers? Have your Dutch minimalist-inspired cake and eat it too!

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Book News: The FBI Monitored Mexican Writer Carlos Fuentes

Monday, June 24, 2013

Also: Lemony Snicket on storytelling; the best books coming out this week.

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Book News: Alice Munro, Author Of Pensive Short Stories, May Retire

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Also: The Apple ebook trial wraps up; the unique horror of Kafka's stories; James Salter's woman troubles.

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Charles Moore's 'Margaret Thatcher' Is A Softer Iron Lady

Thursday, June 20, 2013

The author was handpicked by Margaret Thatcher to write her authorized biography. Though he clearly admires Thatcher, reviewer Annalisa Quinn says that the book is no hagiography — it is staggeringly thorough, and the storytelling is vivid and interesting.

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Book News: Kim Jong Un Reportedly Gave 'Mein Kampf' As Gifts

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Also: The folly of marathon readings; Tom Wolfe has a new book; VICE apologizes for tasteless photo spread.

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Book News: VICE Draws Ire By Staging Female Author Suicides

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The anonymous book sculptor of Edinburgh strikes again; the childhood drawings of E.E. Cummings; Jonathan Franzen on literary sexism.

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Book News: 'Tweet,' 'Geekery' Make The Oxford English Dictionary

Monday, June 17, 2013

Also: Judy Blume gets her own holiday; Michael Chabon considers the superhero costume; the best books coming out this week.

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Book News: CIA Nominee Catches Grief Over Bookstore Erotica Readings

Friday, June 14, 2013

Also: Nobody bought Faulkner's Nobel prize at auction; details of a new Salinger documentary.

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Book News: Inmate Fights For His Right To Read Werewolf Erotica

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Also: Donald Hall's life in beards, Kenn Nesbitt to be the next Children's Poet Laureate.

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Book News: Illinois School Board Restores 'Perks Of Being A Wallflower'

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Also: A comic book for the blind; Salvador Dali's great, trippy Alice in Wonderland illustrations.

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Book News: Sales Of Orwell's '1984' Spike After NSA Revelations

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Also: Charlotte Bronte's French homework fetches a staggering sum; McArthur & Company is closing its doors.

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'Taipei' Is Lifelike — But That's Not Necessarily A Compliment

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Literary enfant terrible Tao Lin's latest novel, Taipei, follows protagonist Paul — who closely resembles Lin himself — on his drugged wanderings around New York and Taipei. Reviewer Annalisa Quinn says Lin "refuses, almost sadistically, to entertain the reader."

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Book News: Iain Banks, Genre-Defying Author, Dies

Monday, June 10, 2013

Also: U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey to be given second term; the best books coming out this week.

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Book News: The Bible An Unexpected Best-Seller In Norway

Friday, June 07, 2013

Also: The editor of the Science Fiction Writers of America Bulletin is stepping down amid a controversy over sexism; Kevin Barry's City of Bohane wins the IMPAC Dublin Award; an impromptu library for Turkish protesters.

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Book News: A.M. Homes Takes Women's Prize For Fiction

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Also: Orhan Pamuk on the protests in Turkey; Adam Johnson on Kim Jong Il's sushi chef.

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Book News: Germany's Longest Word Gets The Ax

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Also: T.S. Eliot on cats; LGBT literary awards; and Jonah Lehrer gets back in the game.

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Book News: Neruda's Death? Experts Say The Assassin Didn't Do It

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Also: Leon Panetta is writing a book; Alexander McCall Smith buys some islands.

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Book News: Apple Vs. DOJ As Ebook Price-Fixing Trial Begins

Monday, June 03, 2013

Also: the Women's Prize gets a new sponsor; the best books coming out this week.

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