Annalisa Quinn

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Drum Fill Friday, For May 9

Friday, May 09, 2014

Our weekly music puzzler: Match the drum fill to the song.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


'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.


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.


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.


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?


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.