Annalisa Quinn

Annalisa Quinn appears in the following:

'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.


Could A Novel Lead Someone To Kill? 'Murder By The Book' Explores The Notion

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Author Claire Harman writes that one reason François Benjamin Courvoisier gave for why he murdered his boss Lord William Russell in 1840 was that he wanted to model himself on a book character.


'Kushner, Inc.' Adds Little To The Canon On Jared And Ivanka

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Other journalists have previously reported many of the serious claims presented in Vicky Ward's book; her own yields generally feel meager, wrapping even the smallest scoops in a fog of insinuation.


Journalism's Battles Are On Display In Jill Abramson's 'Merchants Of Truth'

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

The former New York Times editor's examination of four news outlets pits new against old, mercenary versus honorable — and is unlikely to inspire the next generation of journalists.


'The Water Cure' Makes Toxic Masculinity Literal

Sunday, January 13, 2019

In Sophie Mackintosh's tart, twisted fairy tale, a family hides away on a remote island to escape a world in which men may actually be toxic. But their lives are upended when three castaways wash up.