Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:
Friday, June 20, 2014
Also: an excerpt from Marilynne Robinson's next novel; the problem of translating Proust.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Also: Evie Wyld's gorgeous, grim novel All the Birds, Singing has won the Encore award; Clinton's Hard Choices sold more than 100,000 copies in its first week.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Also: NPR Books launches a new series called "Book Your Trip"; David Levithan on why it's important for LGBTQ characters to be well represented in YA novels.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Jennifer Weiner's latest tells the tale of a suburban mom whose outwardly happy life is derailed by pills. Reviewer Annalisa Quinn says the book is hampered by clumsy writing and cruel stereotypes.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Also: Sherlock Holmes is now (mostly) in the public domain; Daniel Genis writes about celebrating Bloomsday in prison.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Also: Ugandan writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize; notable books coming out this week.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Also: Alix Ohlin writes about the Swedish author Tove Jansson; Charles Wright speaks with NPR's Melissa Block.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Also: Leslie Jamison is writing two new books; a poem by Rowan Ricardo Phillips.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Also: Eric Hill, creator of the Spot the Dog series, has died; Karl Ove Knausgaard looks at his uncomfortable relationship with celebrity.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Also: a rare new story by Haruki Murakami; a U.S. ambassador is sworn in on a Kindle.
Monday, June 09, 2014
Also: Edan Lepucki interviews her agent; Karl Ove Knausgaard on the downsides of success.
Friday, June 06, 2014
Also: Ruth Graham says adults should be "embarrassed" to read YA novels; a judge ends Harper Lee's lawsuit against hometown museum.
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Also: A book at one of Harvard's libraries is "without a doubt bound in human skin"; J.K. Rowling has released an excerpt of her new novel.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
The retailer has been in a spat with the publisher Hachette. Also: Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn is writing an adaptation of Hamlet; Hillary Clinton released the "author's note" to her memoir.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
A push to protect To Kill A Mockingbird. Also: Notable books coming out this week include a wildly original collection of poetry and a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad thriller.
Friday, May 23, 2014
Also: Amazon has removed the "Buy" buttons from a number of Hachette titles; Hassan Blasim's short story collection The Iraqi Christ has won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Also: Philip Roth schedules another interview; Neil Patrick Harris' autobiography.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
"Everyone must leave something behind," the author once wrote. Also: Philip Roth retires from sandwich eating. And Jane Fonda is writing a novel.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Also: Freegan, crowdfunding are added to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary; Joshua Ferris talks to The Paris Review about the difficulty of naming characters.
Monday, May 19, 2014
Also: Jennifer Weiner on blurb inflation; the best books coming out this week.