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Annalisa Quinn

Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:

Book News: New York Public Library Scraps Controversial Renovation

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Also: Remembering environmentalist and author Farley Mowat; Tom Sleigh has a new poem in Poetry magazine.

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Book News: Putin Clamps Down On Cursing In Books, Movies

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Also: excerpts from Portuguese writer José Luís Peixoto's memoir about his travels in North Korea; Dana Perino has a book deal.

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Book News: Gay Bookstore Said To Be The Nation's Oldest Is Closing

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Also: Edwidge Danticat on the real price of sugar; the winners of the O. Henry Prize.

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Book News: Iranian Author Of 'Pomegranate Soup' Found Dead In Ireland

Monday, May 05, 2014

Also: The novelist Will Self has declared the novel dead; the best books coming out this week.

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Book News: New 'Princess Diaries' Books Coming Out — One For Adults

Friday, May 02, 2014

Also: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger wins the "Best Novel" prize at the Edgar Awards; a text-recognition program has a rather unfortunate flaw.

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Book News: Newly Found Stories By Celebrated Sci-Fi Author To Be Published

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Also: Saturday is Free Comic Book Day; Junot Diaz on the unbearable whiteness of most MFA programs.

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Book News: 'Gravity' Author Sues Warner Bros. Over Movie

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Adam Johnson on the weirdness of visiting North Korea; Ahmed Saadawi wins the 2014 International Prize for Arabic Fiction; Daniel José Older on the overwhelming whiteness of the publishing industry.

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Book News: Harper Lee Agrees To E-Book Version Of 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Also: J.K. Rowling says her mother never knew about Harry Potter, and George R.R. Martin on drones.

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Book News: Tilting At Windmills? Radar Used To Search For Cervantes' Remains

Monday, April 28, 2014

Also: a medieval manuscript of the Canterbury Tales is now online; the German-Jewish novelist Stefanie Zweig has died; some notable books coming out this week.

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Book News: Polish Poet With Mission To 'Create Poetry After Auschwitz' Dies

Friday, April 25, 2014

Also: Mary Gaitskill turns an essay about Celine Dion into a reflection on authenticity and vulnerability; gay Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina is on Time's list of most influential people.

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Book News: Happiness Study Says Library Trips Are As Good As A Pay Raise

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Also: The shortlist for the 2014 Caine Prize was announced; Richard H. Hoggart, key witness in the obscenity trial of Lady Chatterley's Lover, has died.

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Book News: Gabriel García Márquez Left An Unpublished Manuscript

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Also: a previously unpublished story by Shirley Jackson; tips to tell whether you are in a Charles Dickens novel.

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Dirty Money: A Microbial Jungle Thrives In Your Wallet

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A look at the critters that live on money finds about 3,000 types of bacteria. Most are harmless. But researchers found traces of DNA from anthrax and drug-resistant pathogens, too.

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Book News: Ex-Supreme Court Justice Wants 6 Changes To Constitution

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Also: The battle over the word "literally," Claudia Rankine won the $50,000 Jackson Poetry Prize.

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'Chameleon Club' Takes On Too Many Colors

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Francine Prose's new Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 concerns itself with the malleability of truth — but stumbles with characters who are flamboyantly quirky, rather than truly engaging.

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Book News: 'Rabbit-Proof Fence' Author Doris Pilkington Garimara Dies

Monday, April 21, 2014

Also: a poem by Michele Glazer; the best books coming out this week.

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Book News: The Celebrity Of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Friday, April 18, 2014

Also: Exiled Romanian poet Nina Cassian has died; the real title of Hillary Clinton's forthcoming memoir; Gary Shteyngart retires from book blurbing.

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Book News: Did Amazon Unintentionally Create A Drug Dealer Starter Kit?

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Also: Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez's health is said to be stable but "very fragile"; Dave Eggers' new book is called Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?

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Book News: J.K. Rowling Gives Glimpse Of Ginny Weasley As An Adult

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Ian McEwan talks about having dinner with Salman Rushdie, who had a fatwa out against him; Man Booker winner Eleanor Catton writes about the process of finding inspiration.

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Book News: A Q&A With Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Vijay Seshadri

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Also: Willy Blackmore writes about the several identities of his grandfather, John Farrar of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and research on reading comprehension for printed vs. digital books.

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