Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:
Thursday, June 20, 2013
The author was handpicked by Margaret Thatcher to write her authorized biography. Though he clearly admires Thatcher, reviewer Annalisa Quinn says that the book is no hagiography — it is staggeringly thorough, and the storytelling is vivid and interesting.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Also: The folly of marathon readings; Tom Wolfe has a new book; VICE apologizes for tasteless photo spread.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The anonymous book sculptor of Edinburgh strikes again; the childhood drawings of E.E. Cummings; Jonathan Franzen on literary sexism.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Also: Judy Blume gets her own holiday; Michael Chabon considers the superhero costume; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, June 14, 2013
Also: Nobody bought Faulkner's Nobel prize at auction; details of a new Salinger documentary.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Also: Donald Hall's life in beards, Kenn Nesbitt to be the next Children's Poet Laureate.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Also: A comic book for the blind; Salvador Dali's great, trippy Alice in Wonderland illustrations.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Also: Charlotte Bronte's French homework fetches a staggering sum; McArthur & Company is closing its doors.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Literary enfant terrible Tao Lin's latest novel, Taipei, follows protagonist Paul — who closely resembles Lin himself — on his drugged wanderings around New York and Taipei. Reviewer Annalisa Quinn says Lin "refuses, almost sadistically, to entertain the reader."
Monday, June 10, 2013
Also: U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey to be given second term; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, June 07, 2013
Also: The editor of the Science Fiction Writers of America Bulletin is stepping down amid a controversy over sexism; Kevin Barry's City of Bohane wins the IMPAC Dublin Award; an impromptu library for Turkish protesters.
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Also: Orhan Pamuk on the protests in Turkey; Adam Johnson on Kim Jong Il's sushi chef.
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Also: T.S. Eliot on cats; LGBT literary awards; and Jonah Lehrer gets back in the game.
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Also: Leon Panetta is writing a book; Alexander McCall Smith buys some islands.
Monday, June 03, 2013
Also: the Women's Prize gets a new sponsor; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, May 31, 2013
Also: Bill Clinton blurbs a comic book; Rev. Andrew M. Greeley has died; Molly Fischer on Zelda Fitzgerald.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Also: Don Share is named the new editor of Poetry magazine; Malcolm Gladwell hates the New York Public Library.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Also: The next Bridget Jones book; and how novelist Donna Tartt came to be missing part of her ear.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Also: a new poem by Louise Glück; Alice Munro talks about writing; Imre Kertész speaks to The Paris Review about dying.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Also: Mary Karr on addiction and David Foster Wallace; Maria Semple calls Jonathan Franzen her "big daddy."