What Shirley Jackson has to say about writing
46 Shirley Jackson Quotes on Writing
The National Book Award winning author Sigrid Nunez on writing
George Saunders discusses storytelling
The bestseller that wasn't
Stranger still, though, was how many major news outlets were then ready to give the AP credit for the “scoop” — such as this Atlantic Monthly report or this ...
... Paglia considers them a “corrupt practice,” Stephen King winces at their “hyperbolic ecstasies” – Book blurbs have been a scandal since antiquity.
Evelyn Waugh and his first wife Evelyn Gardner had the same given name.
Breaking the Jonathan Franzen / Oprah Winfrey story on Monday, and following on Wednesday with the cover photo of Freedom proving our first report, ...
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2014 AWP Conference Schedule
11 Resounding Quotes From William Faulkner
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Signs for Lost Children has none of the prolixity, the sentimentality, or the melodrama often associated with “neo-Victorian” novels.
I had to take a picture of this. Wouldn't you?
AMY TAN I enjoy every single sentence this woman writes, but my favorite Amy Tan
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Yeah, yeah, I know Gary Trudeau has to be acknowldged for 40: A Doonesbury Retrospective. And, sure, the other books on the list ...
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Chronicle of the Murdered House by Lucio Cardoso [Early Reviews]
“Odd Jobs” by Tony Duvert
The only thing I regret as I write this post is that my time with these books is over, for now. They will definitely be on on my "To Re-read" list.
... mail that comes in care of a publishing house can be divided into three categories: “Dear Beloved Author: I am in prison for a crime I didn't commit.
9 Comp Authors for Dag Solstad, Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Listicle
Missed Opportunities (Here's the NBA Translation Post I Promised)
Need inspiration to finish that novel? Here are 7 books written during NaNoWriMo
“The Bottom of the Jar” by Abdellatif Laâbi
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Edmund White with his partner Michael Carroll. Check out Brigette's review of Edmund White's Inside
6 thoughts on “Seven Things I Think I Think About Book Reviews”
Videocast of Two Month Review Season 5, Episode 2
Charles Barsotti and his cartoon dog
When my book Strange Stars: David Bowie, Pop Music, and the Decade Sci-Fi Exploded was about to come out earlier this year, I had plenty of discussions with ...
“Four new Russian novels reveal flashes of fabulous writing, at times reminiscent of the wild imaginings of Mikhail Bulgakov, the dystopic visions of ...
South Carolina forces two public universities to "balance" gay-themed reading assignments with the study of "American ideals"
Napa Bookmine shared their event.
"I write because I don't know what I think until I read what I say." - Flannery O'Connor (There are times when this is so true for me.
From the Archives: Shirley Jackson
The Young Adult novel, Steinbeck's Ghost written by my dear friend Lewis Buzbee, has just been released. (If interested in a review, see this blog post.
“Quo Vadis, Baby?” by Grazia Verasani
12 'Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore' Quotes That Will Make You Fall In
Publish first, check facts later?
I fear the cleaning lady will see through me or that Nicole has not seen me at all. The best I can manage is writing her name in my diary that night.
Daniel Green is a writer and literary critic whose essays, reviews, and stories have appeared in a variety of publications. He is the author of Beyond the ...
Hadn't thought of it this way before ... I Love Books,
What if Writers Were Treated Like Soccer Players?
Art Spiegleman Je Suis Charlie, Plus Belle Citation, Belles Phrases, Expressions, Quote
Poetry Friday: “Heat” by Michael Chitwood
Mark Alan Stamaty has drawn a scammed author comic for the New York Times.
Alice Mattison in The Writer's Chronicle
Three Percent #140: Save All the Nobels
Other than owing a copy of Horses, I can't say that I'm particularly familiar with the work of Patti Smith, or Robert Mapplethorpe for that matter (other ...
You know, I keep meaning to get out to the Miller Theater and its "Theater of Ideas" lecture series, but stuff keeps coming up.
Who doesn't love looking for work? Summoning your brio, shining your shoes, lying awake in bed trying to come up with a better answer to “Why would you be a ...
Today's debates about sexual assault, and the role of race and class within these debates, have a long prehistory in the US.
Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor (Macmillan, 1944)
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What We're Reading in July
On this, the 50th Anniversary of Anna Kavan's death, we've just learned that she has a brand new collection forthcoming from Peter Owens in May 2019, ...
Sam left the train at Church Avenue. A few blacks guys got out. “Ours is a neighborhood in transition,” Ben had said, and Sam had to laugh.
The Simple Pleasures of Reading
I respect his rule for defacing the cover because he might visit from Winnipeg and I don't want to disappoint him.