Magazine Articles Tagged With literary criticism

Reviewers & Critics: Dwight Garner of the New York Times

by Michael Taeckens

The Practical Writer

Posted 12.16.14

Michael Taeckens

In the inaugural installment of our new feature, Reviewers & Critics, New York Times book reviewer Dwight Garner talks about his experience as a critic—the required credentials (or lack thereof), how to cut through the hype, the role of negative reviews, and more.

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Dallas School District Reverses Book Ban, the History of the NYRB, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.2.14

National Poetry Day in the U.K., a new James Bond novel in the works; Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree turns fifty; and other news.

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Roxane Gay to Helm New Website, Stephen King on the Future of Books, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.1.14

Lena Dunham decides to pay book tour performers; A Fault In Our Stars banned in California school district; pop songs as Shakespearean sonnets; and other news.

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Ben Lerner on Writing Fiction, Tim Howard Inks Memoir Deal, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.28.14

Robert Hass wins Wallace Stevens Award; two new typewriter apps for the iPad; against "against"; and other news.

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Amazon Calls for Lower E-book Prices, the Book-Buying Habits of Publishing Professionals, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.30.14

Warner Bros. and RatPac option The Goldfinch; Macmillan expands library e-book program; Nikki Giovanni on NPR’s final episode of Tell Me More; and other news.

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British Authors in Poverty, Scarlett Johansson Wins Novel Lawsuit, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.8.14

First edition of Das Kapital sells for $40,000; Costco pulls book by conservative author; Mary Dougherty named director of University of Massachusetts Press; and other news.

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Battle Over LGBT Books in South Carolina, Amazon Muscles Publishers by Delaying Deliveries, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.9.14

HarperCollins announces sales increase; Oyster reaches new benchmark; a close reading of Jennifer Weiner’s work; and other news.

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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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