Items Tagged With first book

Historic Giovanni’s Room Closes Its Doors, New York City's Secret Libraries, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.6.14

Posman Books readies its fourth store; the argument for free digital libraries; Edwidge Danticat on sugar factories in the Dominican Republic; and other news.

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Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.14

May/June 2014

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Lydia Davis’s Can’t and Won’t and Porochista Khakpour’s The Last Illusion, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

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CIA Used Doctor Zhivago as a Weapon, Liberty Media Sells Barnes & Noble Shares, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.7.14

Kazuo Ishiguro’s first new novel in ten years; remembering Peter Matthiessen, Brendan Behan, and Marina Keegan; what Percy Bysshe Shelley ate; and other news.

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George Saunders’s Beginnings, Instagram’s Anonymous Poet, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.13.14

David Foster Wallace on paper; Afghan women poets in photos and couplets; the dangers of computerized essay evaluation; and other news.

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