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Annalisa Quinn

Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:

Book News: Gabriel García Márquez Left An Unpublished Manuscript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Also: a previously unpublished story by Shirley Jackson; tips to tell whether you are in a Charles Dickens novel.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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Horrors Small And Large Haunt 'Birds'

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Something mysterious stalks a shepherdess on a remote British island in Evie Wyld's visceral new novel, All the Birds, Singing. Reviewer Annalisa Quinn calls it "a museum of sinister curiosities."

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Book News: 'Captain Underpants' Is 2013's Most Vilified Book

Monday, April 14, 2014

Also: Sue Townsend was writing another Adrian Mole novel at the time of her death; the best books coming out this week.

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Book News: Women Writers Dominate Children's Books, Right? Wrong.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Also: Chuck Palahniuk will edit a collection of tough-guy stories; Adrian Mole series author Sue Townsend dies.

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Book News: What Are The World's Best New Novels? Libraries Weigh In

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Also: Aleksandar Hemon and Teju Cole in conversation; Mary Cheever has died; Ian McEwan's new book.

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Book News: Archie Comics Is Going To Kill Off Archie

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Also: Artist Damien Hirst will write an autobiography; Gabriel Garcia Marquez has left the Mexico hospital where he was being treated for a lung infection.

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'Astonish Me' Is An Artful, Elegant Dance

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Maggie Shipstead's latest is named after Sergei Diaghilev's famous admonition to his dancers. Reviewer Annalisa Quinn says that, while not astonishing, it's a "lemon tart of a book, lovely and neat."

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Book News: Donna Tartt, Jhumpa Lahiri On Baileys Prize Shortlist

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Also: Walter Isaacson is writing a book about the Internet age; one of Harvard's best-known examples of anthropodermic bibliopegy – binding books with human skin – is actually bound in animal skin.

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Book News: CIA Tried To Use 'Doctor Zhivago' To Weaken The USSR

Monday, April 07, 2014

Also: Tracy Chevalier will write a novel inspired by Shakespeare's Othello; the best books coming out this week.

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Book News: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, Hospitalized In Mexico

Friday, April 04, 2014

Also: new books by Anne Tyler and Kazuo Ishiguro, and a lost volume by the historian Will Durant.

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Book News: Ted Cruz's Book Advance Said To Eclipse Sarah Palin's

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Also: a poem about surveillance by Robert Pinsky; a Divergent-themed summer camp; an unexpected quote from Virgil graces the National September 11 Memorial Museum.

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Book News: 'Socks, I've Worn A Few?' Flea Is Writing A Memoir

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist considers books "sacred." Also: Jimmy Carter signs 1,600 books in a little more than two hours; E-book sales rise (barely); Thomas Pynchon on being called paranoid.

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