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Annalisa Quinn

Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Book News: 15 Unpublished Elmore Leonard Stories Coming Out Next Year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

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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.

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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.

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Book News: Harper Lee Says New Biography Is Unauthorized

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Also: Marvel's Thor is now a woman; the origins of cool.

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Book News: Pakistani Civil Servant Who Published Debut Novel At 79 Dies

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Also: Kenyan author Okwiri Oduor has won the prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing.

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Giant Snails Stopped From Entery The U.S. At LAX

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

U.S. customs inspectors at Los Angeles International Airport intercepted dozens of live snails. In Nigeria, they are considered a delicacy. But in California, they are an invasive species.

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Book News: Famed Philosopher Accused Of Plagiarizing White Separatist Journal

Monday, July 14, 2014

Also: Joshua Rothman on Virginia Woolf; the winners of the Shirley Jackson Awards.

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Citigroup Agrees To Settlement Over Risky Mortgages

Monday, July 14, 2014

Citigroup will pay $4 billion to the Justice Department and spend $2.5 billion to help struggling homeowners modify their mortgages. And, talks are underway between the government and Bank of America.

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Book News: Singapore Pulls 2 Children's Books With Gay Couples From Libraries

Friday, July 11, 2014

Also: Colin Barrett has won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award; Roxana Robinson on the painful fragility of her concentration.

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Book News: Co-Author Of Book On How Not To Be Gored By A Bull Gets Gored

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Also: Police arrest a man in connection with an attack on author Colum McCann; Ted Scheinman asks his favorite writers what they do about writer's block.

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Book News: Amazon Makes Direct Offer To Hachette Authors

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Also: the CIA style manual; Nancy Andreasen on the origins of creativity.

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Israel Continues Gaza Offensive, Hints At Ground Operation

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Israel says the offensive, which has so far killed at least 53 people and wounded 465, is needed to end rocket attacks from Gaza. Those attacks are continuing, and hitting major Israeli cities.

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Book News: J.K. Rowling Writes A New 'Harry Potter' Story

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Also: A first edition of Marx's Das Kapital has sold for $40,000; Katie Roiphe asks what would have happened if My Struggle were written by a woman.

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Book News: Does Anyone Actually Finish Thomas Piketty's 'Capital'?

Monday, July 07, 2014

Also: an essay on domestic violence from Kelly Sundberg; notable books coming out this week.

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Roxane Gay: 'Bad Feminist,' Real Person

Saturday, July 05, 2014

How do you dig deeper into someone who's already so open about her life, her hopes, her fears? NPR's Annalisa Quinn talks to Gay about her writing, and not acting happy if you don't feel happy.

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Book News: Children's Author Walter Dean Myers Dies At 76

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Also: Colum McCann was hospitalized following an attack at a Connecticut hotel; World Book Night suspends operations.

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