Annalisa Quinn

Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:

Book News: Pulitzer Fiction-Prize Watchers Can Rest Easy This Year

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Also, Captain Underpants is under attack; Granta's new "Best Of Young British Novelists"; the Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist announced.


Granta's 'Best Of Young British Novelists' Shows A 'Disunited Kingdom'

Monday, April 15, 2013

Literary magazine Granta's "Best of Young British Novelists" issue reflects the changing face of U.K. literature.


Book News: Yoko Ono Is Writing A Book Of 'Instructional Poetry'

Monday, April 15, 2013

Also: David Foster Wallace on taxes; Marvel Comics accused of sexism; the best books coming out this week.


Book News: DC Comics Introduces First Transgender Character

Friday, April 12, 2013

Also: Ireland bungles James Joyce coins; a literary hoax; and a new D.H Lawrence manuscript.


Book News: NYC To Pay Occupy Wall Street For Destroyed Books

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Also: A new T.C. Boyle short story; the problem with the "death" of print; and Maya Angelou speaks with The Daily Beast.


Book News: New Editor Named At 'New York Times Book Review'

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Also: David Axelrod is writing a memoir; a Kindle creator has choice words for Amazon; Matthew Specktor on the purpose of literature.


Book News: Margaret Thatcher Authorized A Posthumous Biography

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Also: Christopher Hitchens on being spanked by the "Iron Lady"; Victoria Beale skewers Paulo Coelho; and Robert Silvers on the meaninglessness of the phrase "in terms of."


Book News: Chile Prepares To Exhume Pablo Neruda's Remains

Monday, April 08, 2013

Also: The EU approves the merger between Penguin and Random House; Lemony Snicket describes the dangers of mayonnaise; and the best books coming out this week.


Book News: Forgotten Young Adult Novels From 1930s Onward To Get New Life

Friday, April 05, 2013

Also: Isabel Allende's love of Zorro; Lemony Snicket makes a Twitter appearance; Cat Marnell's book proposal was leaked.


Book News: Hillary Clinton's New Memoir To Cover Arab Spring, Killing Of Bin Laden

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Also: Mark Twain's advice to little girls; Benjamin Lytal on Vladimir Nabokov; and author and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala has died.


Book News: Author And Wife Of Amazon CEO Defends Online Retailer

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Also: Scottish science fiction writer Iain Banks says he has late stage gall bladder cancer and likely won't live into 2014; a blog calculates the price of Hogwarts Castle; some unfounded literary rumors; and the "politically subversive" poem at the base of the Statue of Liberty.


Book News: American Library Association, Barnes & Noble Called 'Facilitators Of Porn'

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Also: Accidental haikus in The New York Times; Alanis Morissette is working on a book; the history of the word "clue."


Book News: Shakespeare Was A Tax Evader And Food Hoarder, Researchers Say

Monday, April 01, 2013

Also: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie disses V. S. Naipaul; a new biography of Derrida; and the best books coming out this week.


Book News: New Book To Feature Unseen Works Of Art By Jean-Michel Basquiat

Friday, March 29, 2013

Also: Amazon buys Goodreads; a new book from E. L. Doctorow; Ayn Rand on C.S. Lewis.


Book News: Taliban Shooting Victim Is Publishing A Memoir: 'I Am Malala'

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Also: Sheryl Sandberg's spokesperson reportedly lashes out at a critic; Sylvia Plath's children's book; and the Atlas Shrugged adaptation no one asked for.


Book News: Fifty Shades Of Greenbacks: Random House Profits Jump

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Also: The Daily Beast says it has uncovered more plagiarized passages in Jane Goodall's book; Junot Diaz goes head to head with Stephen Colbert on immigration.


Book News: Wis. Governor Takes Heat Over His Choice Of Ghostwriter

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Also: Barnes & Noble giving away free e-readers this week; Marjane Satrapi on Persepolis; and a teenage Hemingway's dimples.


Book News: Willa Cather's Letters To Be Published Against Her Wishes

Monday, March 25, 2013

Also: the best books coming out this week; Philip Roth on the joys of napping; Caroline Kennedy on books about Catholicism.


Chinua Achebe And The Bravery Of Lions

Friday, March 22, 2013

The world-famous Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has died. Annalisa Quinn reflects on the legacy of Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart.


Book News: Newly Found Oscar Wilde Letter: 'Sacrifice For Your Art'

Friday, March 22, 2013

Also: The book Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop wins an award for the oddest title of the year; Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail speaks to NPR; the end of the pronoun "whom."