Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:
Friday, January 10, 2014
Also: Poet Amiri Baraka has died at age 79; Augusto Pinochet's personal library.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Also: "Because" is named the word of the year; a new poem by Paul Beilstein.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Also: Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates' new memoir is critical of the Obama White House; The Morning News' annual Tournament of Books announces its contestants; a new short story from Nicole Krauss.
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Also: Zola Books has bought Bookish; Gary Shteyngart goes on a walking tour of Queens, N.Y., for The Wall Street Journal; Costa Book Awards are announced.
Monday, January 06, 2014
Also: Martin Amis on his stepmother, the novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard; journalist and author Simon Hoggart has died; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, January 03, 2014
Also: the lawyer who leaked J.K. Rowling's identity has been fined; Kate DiCamillo is the new national ambassador for young people's literature; Danielle Steel is awarded France's Legion of Honor.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
The Kids Right to Read Project says many of the books that parents or groups try to bay are from minority authors. Also: A "recently unearthed" story from Zelda Fitzgerald; and how Vladimir Nabokov loved butterflies.
Monday, December 23, 2013
Ned Vizzini, 32, killed himself last week, his family says. Other news: American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression makes the free speech case for the right to sell offensive books; "The Ethicist" makes the case for reading leaked J.D. Salinger stories.
Friday, December 20, 2013
Paul Torday was 67. Also: J.K. Rowling will collaborate on a Harry Potter play; Dave Eggers opines on privacy rights; and The New Yorker launches a poetry podcast.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Also: The Anarchist Cookbook's author says it's time for that book to disappear; and a recipe for "Nietzsche's Angel Food Cake."
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
There's a theory that the bad guys tend to lose in fantasy novels because they just don't eat well or get out enough. Other news: Romance novelist Janet Daily, who admitted to plagiarism, dies; and boxer Mike Tyson writes about his reading life.
Monday, December 16, 2013
Also: The British Library releases more than 1 million images to Flickr; the resistible charms of Alain de Botton; and the earliest prison diary written by a black man or woman.
Friday, December 13, 2013
Also: The Dictionary of American Regional English goes digital; Alice Gregory on the literature of anorexia; the censorship policies at Guantánamo Bay.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Also: Lila Perl died at 92; David Foster Wallace and grammar; NEA grants awarded.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Also: Jennifer Szalai on the problem with "guilty pleasures"; Mike Tyson denied entry into the U.K.; portrait of Jane Austen sold at auction.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Also: Joan Didion on Martha Stewart; Alice Munro's Nobel interview; the difficulties of judging the National Book Awards.
Monday, December 09, 2013
Also: comparing Nora Ephron and Joan Didion; more literary celebrations of Nelson Mandela; the best book coming out this week.
Friday, December 06, 2013
Also: Ursula K. Le Guin on being called a "sci-fi writer"; new poems from John Ashbery; Richard Brody on Eichmann in Jerusalem.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Also: Queer theorist José Esteban Muñoz has died; Norway is digitizing books written in Norwegian; Gary Shteyngart spices up 19th century British literature.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Also: Joyce Carol Oates on Mike Tyson; remembering the Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm; NPR launches a "Book Concierge."