Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:
Friday, April 11, 2014
Also: Chuck Palahniuk will edit a collection of tough-guy stories; Adrian Mole series author Sue Townsend dies.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Also: Aleksandar Hemon and Teju Cole in conversation; Mary Cheever has died; Ian McEwan's new book.
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.
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."
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.
Monday, April 07, 2014
Also: Tracy Chevalier will write a novel inspired by Shakespeare's Othello; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, April 04, 2014
Also: new books by Anne Tyler and Kazuo Ishiguro, and a lost volume by the historian Will Durant.
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.
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.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The world famous primatologist says she didn't deliberately plagiarize in her book Seeds of Hope. Also: Keep your guard up for April Fools!
Monday, March 31, 2014
Also: HarperCollins editor Barry Harbaugh on editing; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, March 28, 2014
Also: George R.R. Martin releases a new chapter of The Winds of Winter; Brad Leithauser writes about the enduring charm of P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves and Wooster.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Also: Meg Wolitzer on the origins of her inspiration; journalist and author Jonathan Schell has died.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Also: Canada's Alice Munro gets a silver coin; a quiz based on Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Louise Erdrich has a new short story; The New York Public Library has launched a book recommending tool that uses an algorithm to suggest titles.
Monday, March 24, 2014
New rules in the U.K. ban people from sending books to prisoners; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Also: Miss Manners on what to do if you are accused of a literary conspiracy; the shortlist for the Stella Prize is announced; the winner of the Diagram Prize for oddest title.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Also: A Q&A with Wolitzer; author behind the @GSElevator account gets a new book deal; Matt Seidel mocks the writerly trope of beginning essays with "There are two kinds of novelists ..."
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Also: HarperCollins has bought the rights to JRR Tolkien's translation of Beowulf; Zadie Smith writes about the small losses from climate change; poet Bill Knott dies for the final time.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Also: NoViolet Bulawayo wins the PEN/ Hemingway award for her novel We Need New Names; the Authors Guild elects a new leader; Guernica's stellar special issue on the American South.