Magazine Articles Tagged With literary criticism

World Book Night, Gabriel García Márquez's Final Manuscript, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.23.14

Amazon's control of the U.K. market; Alicia Silverstone’s parenting advice; which birds are the most faithful partners; and other news.

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Teju Cole on Nigeria, San Francisco Bookstore Faces Threat of Closure, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.25.14

British prison officials defend ban on books; the unconventional path to a writing career; the benefits of writing in the Midwest; and other news.

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The Giver Movie Trailer, Meg Wolitzer's YA Fiction, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.20.14

Twenty years of The Western Canon; Grove Atlantic picks up Lefevre; a poet laureate for British waterways; and other news.

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Zadie Smith Mourns the Seasons, $6 Million Donated to the New York Public Library, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.14.14

A bookstore in East Harlem collects donations for victims of the neighborhood explosion; a new study finds that most Americans use libraries regularly; writers wonder whether happiness has a place in poetry and fiction; and other news.

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Amazon Workers Plan Holiday Strike in Germany, Bloomberg Layoffs, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.19.13

Workers in Germany are planning a holiday season strike at Amazon’s fulfillment centers; Julie Bosman reports Thomas Pynchon will not attend the National Book Awards; Thin Reads editor Howard Polskin names the eight most influential players in the world of e-book singles; and other news.

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Guide to Alice Munro, Poetry Shutdown, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.10.13

In light of Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize in literature, the Millions offers a guide to the beloved Canadian author; Bowker announced self-published titles increased 59 percent in 2012; Flavorwire highlights the musings of a teenage F. Scott Fitzgerald; and other news.

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Novelists Who Write Reviews, the Magic of Memoirs, Maya Angelou Honored, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.5.13

Why novelists fear writing negative reviews; Beth Kephart explores the power of memoirs; Maya Angelou honored by the National Book Foundation for her literary contributions; and other news.

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Raymond Carver's Edited Online Dating Profile, George Eliot's Desk Stolen, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.16.12

Barnes & Noble will shutter Fictionwise.com and its affiliated e-book sites on December 4; thieves took a portable writing desk used by Middlemarch author George Eliot from the Nuneaton Museum in England; Dwell created a map of independent bookstores across America; and other news.

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Penguin and Random House Reach Agreement, Hurricane Sandy Reading List, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.29.12

Penguin and Random House have reached an agreement to combine—creating the largest book publisher in the world; Flavorpill has an essential stormy weather reading list; Publishers Weekly lists terrible reviews of classic literature; and other news.

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Goodbye to Algonquin's Oak Room, E. B. White Answers the ASPCA, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.3.12

Melville House wonders when publishers will speak out about Amazon; New York City's Algonquin Hotel announced that when it reopens this spring after a renovation, the famed Oak Room will be gone; E. B. White answers a charge levied by the ASPCA; and more

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