Magazine Articles Tagged With essays

C. D. Wright Tribute, Love Letters From Your Writing, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.12.16

Margaret Atwood on the science of humanity; Saeed Jones in conversation with Alexander Chee; love poems that will make you seem sensitive and smart; and other news.

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So Sad Today by Melissa Broder

Posted 2.10.16

Melissa Broder reads an excerpt from her essay collection, So Sad Today, published in March by Grand Central Publishing.

I Want To Be a Whole Person But Really Thin

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Such Great Heights: A Profile of Annie Dillard

by John Freeman

Feature

Posted 2.10.16

John Freeman

Annie Dillard has applied an endless curiosity and formidable intellect to elevate a searching and searing style of prose that has served as an example for generations of writers. A new collection, The Abundance, celebrates her masterful essays.

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Thoreau the Magical Realist, Embracing Ambivalence, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.9.16

Iraq war veterans on writing fiction; college students prefer print books to digital; racy Tagore translation pulled from Chinese stores; and other news.

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Unprintable Books, Hong Kong Bookstore Sells Banned Titles, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.4.16

Tim Parks on the state of translation; five ways Infinite Jest predicted the future; T. S. Eliot’s notes on detective fiction; and other news.

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Author Breakthroughs, Henry James’s Memoirs, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.13.16

Patti Smith on Frida Kahlo’s love letters; controversial book rises to prominence; New York Times names media columnist replacement for David Carr; and other news.

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Tolerance Anthology Translated Into English, Anticipated Book Adaptations, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.11.16

Charles Baxter remembers poet Larry Levis; Virginia Quarterly Review’s literary Instagram experiment; Nobel Prize losers of 1965; and other news.

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Novel Gossip, Expression as Negotiation, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.21.15

Three Amazon series based on books; new Jonathan Safran Foer coming next fall; PANK editors bid farewell; and other news.

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Sitting on Plutarch's Throne: Taking Risks in the Essay

by John D'Agata

Special Section

Posted 12.15.15

John D'Agata

An American writer and editor details the importance and emotional necessity of taking risks in the essay by way of an adventure to Greece to find Plutarch’s writing chair.

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Gordon Lish on Editing Raymond Carver, Best British Novels, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.8.15

How books shaped Christmas; Alexievich delivers Nobel lecture; all-curated bookstore opens in New York; and other news.

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