Magazine Articles Tagged With interviews

A Profile of James Lee Burke

by Benjamin Percy

Feature

Posted 6.18.14

Benjamin Percy

The author of thirty-three novels, including his latest, Wayfaring Stranger, forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in July, James Lee Burke is larger than any of the genres—crime, mystery, thriller—critics use to label his work. At seventy-seven he is, quite simply, a literary giant.

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Cory Doctorow Tackles Censorship, Amazon Takes on a New Adversary, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.11.14

Appeals court upholds verdict in favor of HathiTrust’s digital library; investor pulls out of Books-A-Million; a Barnes & Noble store closes in Phoenix; and other news.

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StoryCorps Launches LGBTQ Series, Printers Row Lit Fest Turns Thirty, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.10.14

Judge upholds latest suit in ongoing e-book antitrust case; an e-book thriller based on missing Malaysia Airlines flight; a new prize sponsored by Georgia’s poet laureate; and other news.

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Junot Díaz on the Lack of Diversity in MFA Programs, Octavia Butler’s Lost Short Stories, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.1.14

The Bible as America’s favorite book; the popularity of Rumi; an introduction to the best Chinese literature in translation; and other news.

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A Q&A With Willie Perdomo

by Tyehimba Jess

Feature

Posted 5.1.14

Tyehimba Jess

With his new collection of poems, The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon, Willie Perdomo offers a soulful melody that is as deep and vital and dynamic as the poet’s roots in New York City’s Nuyorican poetry scene.

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Harper Lee Permits To Kill a Mockingbird E-book, the Search for Miguel de Cervantes, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.29.14

Bear Grylls to pen thrillers; “ambush poetry” in Las Vegas; the trouble with labeling women’s writing; and other news.

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Journalists in Ukraine Under Threat, Stephen Colbert Audiobook Wins a Grammy, and More

by Melissa Faliveno

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.27.14

Journalists find themselves under increasing threat of violence as protests continue in Ukraine; Sheryl Sandberg's 2013 best-selling book Lean In will become a movie; comedian Stephen Colbert's audiobook has won a Grammy; the Huffington Post rounds up the fifteen hottest romances in literature; and other news.

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Charlie Rose Speaks With Novelist Donna Tartt, Poetic Kitsch, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.14.13

According to Bowker, self-published books rose 59 percent last year; Daniel Tiffany explores the uses and pitfalls of poetic kitsch; on CBS This Morning, Charlie Rose spoke with novelist Donna Tartt about her influences and inspiration; and other news.

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The Beauty of Self-Publishing, Poet Gregory Orr Evolves, National Book Awards’ ‘5 Under 35,’ and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.13.13

Bestselling author Hugh Howey explains the spiritual benefits of self-publishing; poet Gregory Orr reveals the personal transformation behind his literary evolution; National Book Awards' distinguished ‘5 Under 35’ list features all women; and other news.  

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Bookstore Owners Respond to President Obama, Twenty-Three Vital Poets, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.1.13

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin has acquired McSweeney’s archive; Ron Charles reports independent bookstore owners were not pleased with President Obama’s recent speech at an Amazon warehouse; Jason Diamond lists twenty-three writers who are keeping poetry vital; and other news.

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