Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:
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.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Also: A new story from J.K. Rowling; Nigella Lawson on why she became a cookbook writer; Walter Dean Myers reacts to a study's findings on the number of children's books about black people.
Friday, March 14, 2014
Also: Winners of the National Book Critics Circle Award are announced; Martha Woodruff decodes the confusing world of book auctions.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Also: adding a word to the Scrabble dictionary; a new Oprah Winfrey book; T Magazine visits The Ginger Man author J. P. Donleavy.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Also: The Twitter Fiction Festival launches; Mindy Kaling is writing a second book; the creators of HBO's Game of Thrones series say they know how George R.R. Martin's series will end.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Also: George Saunders' story collection Tenth of December has won yet another major literary award; a poem from Kevin Prufer; audiobook narrator Simon Vance speaks to Slate.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Also: Ukrainian poet Serhiy Zhadan injured; Adam Johnson on imagining North Korea; the best books coming out this week.
Friday, March 07, 2014
Also: The longlist is announced for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction; Anna Holmes on Scout Finch and Harriet the Spy; Teju Cole on reading.
Friday, March 07, 2014
With the release of her fifth novel, Boy, Snow, Bird, Helen Oyeyemi is growing out of the literary wunderkind label and into something richer and stranger. Annalisa Quinn has a profile.
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Also: finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction announced; testing the Hemingway App; warfare and rocket cats.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Also: Novelist Kamila Shamsie writes about the process of becoming a British citizen; Lena Dunham to write for Archie Comics; John le Carré on government surveillance.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Also: Ansel Elkins wins the Yale Younger Poets Prize; What Is a Cat? author Bill Adler dies; the possible secret life of W.H. Auden.