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Annalisa Quinn

Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:

Book News: New Haruki Murakami Book Coming Out In December

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Also: the man who dug through John Updike's trash; a new biography of Robin Williams.


Book News: Born to Write? Bruce Springsteen To Publish A Children's Book

Friday, August 29, 2014

Also: the case for a more inclusive literary culture; health care and the modern writer.


Book News: Former Poet Laureate Robert Hass Wins $100,000 Poetry Prize

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Also: Leslie Jamison on a lonely whale; Ben Lerner on writing fiction.


Book News: Calif. Law Calls For Textbooks To Teach Significance Of Obama's Election

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Also: Kobo will release a waterproof e-reader; new poems from Idra Novey and Marylen Grigas.


Book News: Desmond O'Grady, Irish Poet (And Fellini Bit Actor), Dies

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Also: a lively defense of the font Comic Sans; Elissa Schappell on finding her muse.


Book News: First Superman Comic Soars To $3.2 Million At Auction

Monday, August 25, 2014

Also: an excerpt of Lena Dunham's new book; notable books of the week.


Book News: David Gregory To Write Book About Judaism

Friday, August 22, 2014

Also: How to tell you're in a Balzac novel; Ernest Hemingway's letters.


Book News: German Minister Shows Support For Authors' Amazon Protest

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Also: Italian novelist Elena Ferrante gives a rare interview; the history of Arabic noir.


A Perfectly Cromulent Classical Guide To 'The Simpsons' Marathon

Thursday, August 21, 2014

For a family initially derided as crude, it sure spends a lot of time at the opera. Here's a sampling of embiggened classical music during The Simpsons marathon, which starts today on FXX.


Book News: Laura Ingalls Wilder's Memoir To Be Published

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Also: Poet Simin Behbahani, known as the "Lioness of Iran," has died; novelist Lev Grossman on finding his vocation.


U.S. Authenticates Video Of Militants Beheading American Journalist

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A video in which the extremist group the Islamic State claims to execute American journalist James Foley is authentic, according to U.S. intelligence analysts. Foley was abducted in Syria in 2012.

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Book News: J.K. Rowling Profiles 'Singing Sorceress' Celestina Warbeck

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Also: King Richard III's "privileged" diet; novelist Karen Russell on the fantastical.


You Would Think 'Adultery' Would Be A Little More Tantalizing

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Critic Heller McAlpin says readers picking up Paulo Coelho's new Adultery in search of deep philosophical insight on marital infidelity and a lack of cliches might be better off with Madame Bovary.


Book News: Ann Leckie's 'Ancillary Justice' Wins Hugo Award

Monday, August 18, 2014

Also: the virtues of Fanny Price; notable books coming out this week.


Book News: Orwell Estate Accuses Amazon Of Doublespeak

Friday, August 15, 2014

Also: J.D. Salinger's house is for sale; Lois Lowry says dystopian fiction is "passé."


Book News: Amazon Expands Into Campus Bookselling

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Also: X-Files star Gillian Anderson is writing a book; a new poem by Graham Hillard.


Book News: Christian Retailer Halts Sales Of Celebrity Pastor's Book

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Also: summer bikini tips from Anne Sexton; an excerpt from a new book by book jacket designer Peter Mendelsund.


Book News: George R.R. Martin Was Told Sci-Fi Would Rot His Brain

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Also: a history of novels written entirely in dialogue; the subversiveness of Harriet the Spy.


Book News: Petitions, Orwell And The Amazon-Hachette Fight

Monday, August 11, 2014

Also, an interview with Ursula Le Guin; notable books coming out this week.


Book News: Hachette's Deal For Perseus Falls Through

Friday, August 08, 2014

Also: James Patterson pretends to be Jeff Bezos; journalist and author Jim Frederick has died.