Annalisa Quinn

Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:

Journalist Kim Wall's Parents Show She Was More Than A Victim In 'A Silenced Voice'

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Kim Wall was 30 when she was killed by a source. Her parents are working to make sure her name will not be a warning but a tag under ambitious investigative pieces, a line on resumes, a calling card.


'The Art Of Her Deal' Aims To Show Melania Trump As An Influential Collaborator

Sunday, June 14, 2020

The flattening effect of political discourse, insipidity of the first lady role and her own remoteness have led us to either forget she has an inner life — or to imagine her as an elegant prisoner.


'The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes' Is A Lackluster Prequel To 'The Hunger Games'

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

While Suzanne Collins leaves readers uncertain of the answer to the question she poses in The Hunger Games — how much of character is innate, how much formed — it becomes painfully obvious here.


'Rodham' Asks: Who Is Hillary Without Bill?

Monday, May 18, 2020

In Curtis Sittenfeld's new novel, Hillary Rodham dumps Bill Clinton and goes on to forge a life of her own, in law and then politics. It's an uncomfortable, moving, technically brilliant book.


'Funny Weather' Asks What Art Can Do In A Crisis

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

At her best, Olivia Laing turns criticism into an elevated form of hospitality: Like a good party host, she introduces you to someone, tells you what she likes about them, then leaves you to it.


In 'Notes From An Apocalypse,' The End Of The World Is A State Of Mind

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

In charming, anxious, tender essays, writer Mark O'Connell examines his own apocalyptic frame of mind by taking "a series of perverse pilgrimages" to subcultures preparing for the end of the world.


In 'How Much Of These Hills Is Gold,' This Land Is Not Your Land

Friday, April 10, 2020

C Pam Zhang's debut novel follows a brother and sister, children of Chinese laborers, as the search the dusty hills of Gold Rush-era California for a place to bury their father's body.


In An Age Of Screens, Looking For 'Attention' In All The Wrong Places

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Casey Schwartz writes of her reliance on Adderall and her realization that the focus it brought was not genuine. But she leaves readers wanting to hear more on the relationship of attention and love.


Jonathan Karl's Memoir Shows That Everyone Is 'Front Row At The Trump Show'

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The ABC White House correspondent avoids bravado and knows better than to let insiders use his book to sound off about their enemies. But the obviousness of his account reveals an alarming truth.


In 'Recollections Of My Nonexistence,' Rebecca Solnit Once Again Tackles Gender Bias

Thursday, March 12, 2020

"[P]erhaps the best thing creative work can do is to compost into the soil so that, unremembered, it becomes the food of a new era, or rather, devoured, digested, the very consciousness of that era."


Witchcraft, Field Hockey And 1980s Massachusetts Meet In 'We Ride Upon Sticks'

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

In Quan Barry's charming novel, a team's luck changes when its members pledge themselves to the forces of eternal darkness by signing a spiral notebook with Emilio Estevez's face on it.


'The Resisters' Could Use A Little More Resistance

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Gish Jen's new novel takes place in a dystopian future country called AutoAmerica, where the swamp-dwelling underclass — called "Surplus" — are set against the fair-skinned, land-dwelling "Netted."


'Between Two Fires' Asks: At What Point Are We Responsible For Our Actions?

Monday, January 13, 2020

In his new book, The New Yorker's Joshua Yaffa is as much an ethicist as he is a reporter, presenting a portrait of the Russian state through those who have decided to compromise with it.


In 'Catch And Kill,' Ronan Farrow Offers A Damning Portrait Of A Conflicted NBC

Friday, October 11, 2019

The book ties the killing of his story on Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct to a pattern of harassment and abuse within NBC — including payouts and rape allegations against Matt Lauer.


'It All Ties,' Rachel Maddow Says Of Oil And Gas, Russia And Democracy In 'Blowout'

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

The MSNBC host's book compiles the most convincing research and journalism on the harm oil and gas have done to global democracy, and then weaves together a narrative of greed, power and corruption.


In 'The Water Dancer,' Ta-Nehisi Coates Creates Magical Alternate History

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Ta-Nehisi Coates' new novel, set during the era of slavery, follows a young black man who discovers that his memories trigger a mysterious power of teleportation that can help escaped slaves flee.


Chanel Miller Says 'Know My Name' As She Reflects On Her Assault By Brock Turner

Monday, September 23, 2019

At points, it is hard to read Miller's devastating, immersive memoir and breathe at the same time. Miller is an extraordinary writer, with her sharpest moments focusing on her family and their grief.


'Audience Of One' Aims To Show How TV Shaped Donald Trump — And Led To His Rise

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

James Poniewozik's book is both brilliant and daring, particularly when it comes to Trump's image-making. But there's a gap, the one between image and audience, that doesn't get enough attention.


'She Said' Tracks The Remarkable Reporting Leading To The Arrest Of Harvey Weinstein

Sunday, September 08, 2019

New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey broke the story that ended the Hollywood producer's alleged reign of terror and helped to ignite the #MeToo movement.


Telepathy And Surveillance Converge In 'Overthrow'

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Caleb Crain's perceptive novel examines the ways we're all under surveillance by corporations and computers, every move and click tracked, and the ways that intersects with how we watch each other.