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Wednesday, September 07, 2022
Longtime NPR foreign correspondent Anne Garrels has died. She was known for her brave work covering war zones and conflicts around the world.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Producer Amy Pascal says Greta Gerwig's new film adaptation does "a beautiful job of making all of these girls as complicated as Louisa May Alcott wanted them to be."
Saturday, December 21, 2019
This Christmas a new adaptation of Little Women hits theaters. But must you read Louisa May Alcott's classic before you see the latest screen version? The answer is ... it depends.
Monday, December 16, 2019
Red at the Bone is the story of three generations of two African American families. The novel takes the reader from the race massacre in Tulsa, Okla., to contemporary Brooklyn.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
The publishing story of the 2010s was digitization. Publishers and booksellers were terrified but at the end of the decade, e-books proved a boon.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
The National Book Awards are the Oscars of the publishing world. More than 1,700 books began with a chance at winning but after Wednesday night's ceremony in Manhattan, five emerged with a trophy.
Friday, November 01, 2019
Macmillan Publishers Ltd. will begin restricting sales of new e-books to libraries to one per library system for the first eight weeks after publication. Libraries are fighting back.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
James Daunt, the new CEO of Barnes & Noble, began his career as an independent bookseller. He plans to use what he learned then to rejuvenate the country's biggest bookstore chain.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The Swedish Academy made the unusual move of awarding the honor to two writers this year, after scandal prevented the committee from handing a prize out last year.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Because scandals such as harassment and the leaking of names engulfed the Swedish academy in 2018, it did not name a Nobel laureate in literature. (This piece initially aired Oct. 9, 2019 on ATC.)
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Because scandal — including sexual harassment and leaking of names — engulfed the Swedish Academy last year, it did not name a Nobel Laureate in Literature. This year, it will name two.
Saturday, October 05, 2019
Grand Union is novelist Zadie Smith's first collection of short stories. It's an eclectic mix. Smith says writing short stories allowed her to experiment with form, style and genre.
Monday, September 30, 2019
Renia's Diary spent decades in a safe deposit box before being published this week in the U.S. It was written by a Jewish teenager in Poland before she was murdered by the Nazis.
Sunday, September 08, 2019
Novelist Lara Prescott became curious about the women who worked at CIA headquarters during the real-life mission to smuggle Dr. Zhivago into the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
Friday, September 06, 2019
When Amazon accidentally released copies of Margaret Atwood's sequel to The Handmaid's Tale on the same day the novel, The Testaments, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, critics protested.
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Chanel Miller introduced herself to the public Tuesday ahead of the release of her memoir, Know My Name, later in the month. The lenient sentence handed to Turner in 2016 prompted a public outcry.
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Booksellers often talk about discoverability — the ability to help readers find books publishers want them to buy. And increasingly, celebrity book clubs are a way to get books into readers' hands.
Sunday, August 11, 2019
Téa Obreht's new novel, Inland, was inspired by the myths of the American West, and by a little-known episode in U.S. history: the military's unsuccessful attempt to use camels as pack animals.
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Novelist Adrian McKinty had several books and prestigious awards under his belt — but no one was buying, and he'd given up writing to drive an Uber when a blog post led to some new opportunities.