Magazine Articles Tagged With essays

Crowdsourcing Novels, Translation’s Role in Latin American Culture, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.25.16

Nikki Giovanni on the fortieth anniversary of Pulitzer Prize–winning novel Roots; writers petition against Donald Trump; the inaugural Little Free Library Fest; and other news.

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Márquez’s Hometown Truths, Naming Minor Characters, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.19.16

How reading fiction teaches empathy; a case for reading Proust on a cell phone; the need for more people of color in editorial positions; and other news. 

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Astronomy Software Dates Sappho Poem, Lena Dunham Releases Surprise Book, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.17.16

Bookslut founder Jessa Crispin on the decline of online book culture; J. K. Rowling on freedom of expression; Han Kang wins Man Booker International Prize for fiction; and other news.

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Word Aversion, the Brain’s Language Atlas, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.6.16

Antioch Review’s transgender article debate; Ta-Nehesi Coates to publish fiction book; Louise Erdrich discusses her new novel; and other news.

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Algorithm Selects Book to Publish, Bookslut’s Final Issue, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.3.16

Shelfie app partners with U.S. bookstore; Ruth Ozeki on embodied writing; on avoiding childbirth scenes in fiction; and other news.

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The Handmaid’s Tale Adapted for Hulu, Writing From the Darkness, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.2.16

How Houghton Mifflin Harcourt grapples with Mein Kamp’s profits; an interview with poet Wendy Xu; poet and anti-war activist Daniel Berrigan dies at ninety-four; and other news.

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Librarians of Timbuktu vs. Al-Qaida, the Lyric Essay’s Fictions, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.25.16

Rigoberto González on the marginalization of Latino poets; celebrities and their “book selfies”; Pulitzers boost book sales; and other news.

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Writers on TIME’s Most Influential People List, Autofiction’s Predecessors, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.21.16

Charlotte Brontë’s bicentenary; the poetry of Rosmarie Waldrop; Bret Easton Ellis on the Broadway version of his novel American Psycho; and other news.

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Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

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 Masande Ntshanga’s debut novel, The Reactive, and Emma Straub’s third novel, Modern Lovers, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

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Literary MagNet

by Dana Isokawa

News and Trends

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

The newly revamped Literary MagNet highlights an emerging author alongside the journals that have published that author’s work. This issue’s MagNet features essayist Angela Morales, whose debut collection, The Girls in My Town, is out in April from University of New Mexico Press; and a selection of print and online journals that first published the essays in her book, including River Teeth, Arts & Letters, 1966, the Baltimore Review, and Literary Mama.

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