Lynn Neary

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What's In A Category? 'Women Novelists' Sparks Wiki-Controversy

Monday, April 29, 2013

It all started one night when writer Amanda Filipacchi was browsing through Wikipedia and noticed an absence of women under the category "American novelists." At first, she thought the female writers being moved off the page were not important enough to be on it. But then she discovered ...


'Burgess Boys' Author, Like Her Characters, Finds Refuge In New York

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Elizabeth Strout, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Olive Kitteridge, sets much of her work in Maine, where her family has lived for eight generations. But Strout herself has lived most of her adult life in New York. In her new novel, The Burgess Boys, she writes for the first ...


How Ellen DeGeneres Helped Change The Conversation About Gays

Monday, March 25, 2013

In 2008, during the brief window when it was legal for same-sex couples to get married in California, perhaps no couple drew more attention than Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi.

After their wedding, photos of the couple were everywhere; DeGeneres, beaming, in a white suit and holding hands with ...


'Wave' Tells A True Story Of Survival And Loss In The 2004 Tsunami

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

On Dec. 26, 2004, Sonali Deraniyagala was vacationing with her husband, her two sons and her parents in Yala, Sri Lanka. The day was just beginning when she and a friend noticed that something strange was happening in the ocean. Within a matter of minutes, the sea had wiped out ...


Put Down Your E-Reader: This Book Is Better In Print

Friday, September 28, 2012

It's the era of the e-reader, and book lovers are trying to get used to reading on the screen. But every now and then, a book comes along that just seems to insist on being physical. ...


Conversation Starters: 2011's Top 5 Book Club Picks

Sunday, January 01, 2012

From what I know of book clubs, I would wager that no two are exactly alike. There are the groups who take their books very seriously and frown on regulars who have failed to read that month's selection. Then there are the ones where members might be more interested in ...


Media Refugees, Media Reformers; Escaping Media Scrutiny

Sunday, October 05, 1997

Host Brian Lehrer discusses "reform school for journalism" with journalists who've left the field to try to reform it from the outside with Howard Kurtz of The Washington Post, Deb...


Reporting on Religion (hour 1); O.J. Simpson (hour 2)

Sunday, October 15, 1995

It's black and white: O.J. Simpson, race, and the media.