Annalisa Quinn

Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:

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.


We're All Haunted In 'The Turn Of The Key'

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Ruth Ware's new novel is a clever update on Henry James' classic of paranoia, but instead of ghosts, Ware's characters are haunted by unknowable, unpredictable smart homes and surveillance technology.


'White Flights' Examines The Legacy Of Whiteness On Fiction And Culture

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Jess Row's collection is an ambitious attempt to investigate what is latent in the silences of 20th century white writers on race. It is both astute and painfully self-regarding.


'I Like To Watch' Is A Passionate, Brilliant Defense Of TV

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The collection of 32 mostly previously published essays by New Yorker TV Critic Emily Nussbaum includes a new consideration of the question "What should we do with the art of terrible men?"


In 'The Enemy Of The People,' CNN Reporter Recounts His Time Covering President Trump

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Jim Acosta comes across less like a reporter than a rival in his book — giving his side of the history of his interactions with the president and the legal battle to regain access to the White House.


'Frannie Langton' Takes Power Over Her Own Story

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

In Sara Collins' new novel, a former slave accused of murder recounts her life — but, as Frannie Langton herself says, no one expects a woman like her to tell her story, or for it to include joy.


'Unfreedom Of The Press' Is Full Of Bombast And Bile

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Right-wing Fox host Mark Levin conducts no interviews and offers no original research in his book; it is little more than a free gift with purchase: People are instead buying his message to the media.


In 'White' Bret Easton Ellis Falls Victim To The Behavior He Criticizes

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

It's possible to seriously consider the left's preoccupation with public shaming, its increasingly repetitive vocabulary of resistance and privilege — and do it well. But that's not been done here.


'The Old Drift' Takes The Long View Of Human (And Mosquito) History

Sunday, April 07, 2019

Namwali Serpell's lush, sprawling new novel is a speculative history — and future — of Zambia, from colonialism to an ill-fated space program and the age of mass surveillance and drone warfare.