Annalisa Quinn

Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:

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.


Book News: Google, Barnes & Noble Team Up To Take On Amazon

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Also: Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein will complete Nora Ephron's unfinished screenplay for Lost in Austen; finalists for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year are announced.


Book News: U.S. Appeals Court Slams 'Extortion' By Conan Doyle Estate

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Also: 5,000 new words have been added to the official Scrabble dictionary; Marie-Helene Bertino on failure.


Book News: George R.R. Martin Will Republish Children's Book From 1980

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Also: The queen of England's former press secretary is reportedly writing a book about the royal family; Sheila Heti interviews Joan Didion.


Fighting Genital Cutting Of British Girls: A Survivor Speaks Out

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Her family said they were going on a vacation. But Nimco Ali was taken to a woman who performed genital mutilation. Now Ali is helping the more than 100,000 girls in the U.K. possibly at risk.


Book News: U.K. Leader, Authors Spar Over Ban On Sending Books To Prisons

Monday, August 04, 2014

Also: the war diaries of Siegfried Sassoon have been digitized; notable books coming out this week.


Book News: 'Lost' Dr. Seuss Stories To Be Published

Friday, August 01, 2014

Also: Hilton Als on Flannery O'Connor; Stephen Burt on poetry.


Book News: George W. Bush Coming Out With Biography Of His Father

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Also: a novel by Oscar Hijuelos will be published posthumously; Stephen Marche on the inevitability of literary failure.


Book News: PEN Award Winners Include Poet Frank Bidart, Ron Childress

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Also: Rand Paul plans to come out with a book in 2015; Jesse Ventura was awarded almost $2 million in a defamation suit.


Book News: Louise Shivers, Author Of 'Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail,' Dies

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Also: Linda Gregerson has a new poem in The New Yorker; allegations of sexual harassment at the country's biggest comic book convention.


Book News: The Clash Of The Comic(-)Cons

Monday, July 28, 2014

Also: an excerpt of Haruki Murakami's new book; notable books coming out this week.


Book News: Amazon Reports Big Quarterly Loss

Friday, July 25, 2014

Also: Brian McGreevy on horror writer Angela Carter; why poetry and computer engineering go together.


Book News: Amazon Exec Says Hachette Is Using Authors 'As Human Shields'

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Also: President Obama will give the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal to 21 artists, writers, academics and journalists; Katie Crouch on Sylvia Plath.


Book News: Booker Prize, Now Open To U.S. Authors, Longlists 5 Americans

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Also: a new short story by Zadie Smith; mermaid mythology.


Book News: Thomas Berger, Author Of 'Little Big Man,' Dies

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Also: A survey suggests that the dispute between Amazon and Hachette may be deterring customers; Harper Lee apparently has questionable taste in coffee.


Book News: 'Big 5' Publishers Absent From Amazon's New E-Book Service

Monday, July 21, 2014

Also: North Carolina Poet Laureate Valerie Macon resigns; David Orr on James Franco's poetry.


Book News: 15 Unpublished Elmore Leonard Stories Coming Out Next Year

Friday, July 18, 2014

Also: a gay bookstore said to be the oldest in the U.S. will reopen; Hilton Als on art and memory.


NPR Music Returns For 2014's Newport Folk Festival

Friday, July 18, 2014

From July 25 to July 27, we'll stream more than a dozen concerts from the festival's main stage.


Book News: Apple May Pay Consumers $400 Million In E-Book Settlement

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Also: Stephen Burt on trans literature; David Adams Richards on the difference between fiction and nonfiction.