Magazine Articles Tagged With writing practices

Simon & Schuster Versus Barnes & Noble, Deborah Moggach’s Writing Rules, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.31.13

Italian scholars believe the oldest Torah scroll in existence has been discovered; Boris Kachka reports from BookExpo America; Kristopher Jansma takes the pulse of independent bookstores; and other news.

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Don Share Named Editor of Poetry Magazine, New Details of Roque Dalton Assassination, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.30.13

Don Share has been named editor of Poetry; Hector Tobar reports new details have arisen concerning the 1975 assassination of Salvadoran poet Roque Dalton; Macmillan CEO John Sargent's candid thoughts about the DOJ lawsuit; and other news.

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Jessica Grose on Janet Malcolm's Latest, Hemingway's Reading List, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.29.13

Jessica Grose gleans advice from Janet Malcolm's new book, Forty-One False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers; Macmillan is launching a new nonfiction division headed by Bob Miller; Nichole Bernier gathers tips for reading on stage from several authors, including J. Courtney Sullivan, Cheryl Strayed, and Alexander Chee; and other news.

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BookExpo America Live and Online, Improve Your Creative Routine, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.28.13

BookExpo America is this week in New York City, and e-books take center stage; You Are One of Them author Elliott Holt discusses a favorite Chekhov story; the Atlantic explores why Sylvia Plath commands the public imagination; and other news.

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Pearl Buck Manuscript Found in a Storage Unit, Plimpton Documentary Hits Theaters, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.22.13

A documentary about the life and work of George Plimpton is out today; a lost novel manuscript by Pearl Buck was found in a Texas storage unit, and will be published this October; Ron Charles details how a bad review can transform into good blurb; and other news.

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A Novelist's Wikipedia Revenge, Roberto Bolaño's Popularity, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.20.13

Andrew Leonard exposes the identity of a vengeful Wikipedia editor is novelist Robert Clark Young; Stephen King will publish his next book Joyland only in print; Hector Tobar considers the newfound popularity of the late author Roberto Bolaño; and other news.

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Scarlett Johansson Helms Capote Adaptation, Layoffs at Village Voice and Pearson, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.17.13

Pearson has terminated nineteen employees; actor Jeremy Irons revealed his love for T. S. Eliot; the New Yorker surveyed novelists Margaret Atwood, Donald Antrim, Rivka Galchen, and others, asking them to discuss character likeability; and other news.

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Amazon Workers in Germany Call for Mass Strike, Judy Blume and Hollywood, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.14.13

Amazon workers in Germany have called a strike; Flavorwire gathered the handwritten outlines from several major authors; Sara Vilkomerson examines Judy Blume's relationship with Hollywood; and other news.

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Visiting the Birthplace of Zora Neale Hurston, Local Poet Laureates, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.8.13

The New York Times details the growing phenomenon of selecting a local poet laureate; Maureen Johnson asked her readers to redesign the covers of well-known books by men to highlight gender disparity in the marketplace; Haruki Murakami explains why he translated The Great Gatsby for Japanese readers; and other news.

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Michelle Legro on the Life of Sadakichi Hartmann, Great Gatsby Roundup, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.7.13

Anne Margaret Daniel looks at F. Scott Fitzgerald's career in Hollywood; Michelle Legro examines the life and work of poet Sadakichi Hartmann; Paul Theroux argues the case for simple handwritten notes; and other news.

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