Magazine Articles Tagged With travel writing

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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Futuristic Writing Desk: A Special Form of History

by David Searcy

Special Section

Posted 12.15.15

David Searcy

Recounting a harrowing trek up Texas’s Enchanted Rock with his wife, a writer details the particularly difficult task of placing yourself in time, and then learning to let time go.

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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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Piazze and Pasquinades: Report From Literary Rome

by Stephen Morison Jr.

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 4.15.15

In a continuing series examining the lives of writers in the international writing community, contributing editor Stephen Morison Jr. spends time with three authors in Rome who share a common desire "to shake free from a past so impressive it's suffocating."

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Reading Print Versus Digital Increases Comprehension, Amazon Partners With Purdue, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.13.14

OverDrive launches Read an E-book Day; traveling vicariously through books; Anne Sexton's summer bikini tips; and other news.

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Neil Gaiman Visits Syrian Refugee Camps, Chipotle Overlooks Latino Authors, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.22.14

Natasha Trethewey's term as poet laureate comes to an end; OverDrive partners with Smashwords; Goodreads connects readers with authors; and other news.

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NYPL Scraps Plans for Controversial Renovation, New Social Network Supports Indie Bookstores, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.8.14

Andrew Wylie versus Amazon; an online reading in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month; North Korea’s bookstores; and other news.

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HarperCollins to Acquire Harlequin, BookBub Raises $3.8 Million, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.2.14

Will Self on the death of the novel; Diane Keaton’s favorite books; a digital campaign for diversity in literature; and other news.

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Madonna to Direct Rebecca Walker Adaptation, Alice Munro Honored With New Canadian Coin, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.26.14

Kiese Laymon on the politics of black male action; Patrick Leigh Fermor book and Tennessee Williams short story each published after an eighty-year wait; Scribd’s new travel book section; and other news.

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti to Publish Travel Journals, Anne Frank Book Vandal Arrested, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.17.14

Historians discuss the mystery of 12 Years a Slave author Solomon Northup; a new book looks at the shipping industry; an artist creates a new exhibit out of used books; and other news.

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