Magazine Articles Tagged With book clubs

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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New Republic for Sale, David Bowie’s Reading List, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.12.16

A day in the life of a bookmobile librarian; Brenda Hillman named Academy of American Poets chancellor; Emma Watson’s feminist book club; and other news.

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New Book Imagines Hitler as Stand-Up Comedian, Author Suggests Merger of U.S. and Canada, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.24.14

Open Road hires Ira Silverberg; the Los Angeles Times profiles City Lights Bookstore; an artist reimagines works by Cormac McCarthy and others; and other news.

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Opportunities in LA: Los Angeles 2014

Posted 3.14.14

Cheryl Klein, former director of Poets & Writers’ California Office and Readings/Workshops (West), leads a discussion about resources for writers who live in Los Angeles during the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January. Panelists include Lauren Humphrey of 826LA, Rick Lupert of Poetry Superhighway, workshop and reading series leader Tracy Kato-Kirayama, and Terry Wolverton of Writers at Work. 

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J. K. Rowling Libel Lawsuit, Two New Sappho Poems, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.31.14

J. K. Rowling has filed a libel lawsuit against the Daily Mail; Amazon announced its net sales increased 22 percent in 2013; classicist Dirk Obbink discovered two unknown poems by Sappho; and other news.

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'Today' Book Club, Franzen's First Novel, Query Letters, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.20.13

The Today Show resurrects book club with fantasy novel; Jonathan Franzen's debut novel turns twenty-five; query letter adivce; female protagonists gain depth; and other news.

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Ayana Mathis Selected by Oprah's Book Club, Amazon's Revamped Reviewing Policies, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.5.12

Ayana Mathis's The Twelve Tribes of Hattie was selected by Oprah's Book Club 2.0; in the wake of controversy, Amazon has revamped its reviewing policies; Latanya McQueen shares her thoughts on the multitude of little magazines; 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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3 for Free

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 12.31.11

January/February 2012

In this regular feature, we offer a few suggestions for podcasts, apps, web tools, newsletters, museum shows, and gallery openings: a medley of literary curiosities for readers and writers on a budget.

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Digital Digest: Apps Reveal Reading’s Social Side

by Adrian Versteegh

News and Trends

Posted 12.31.11

January/February 2012

The newly launched Findings, an online community that lets users compile and contribute excerpts from books and websites, joins a growing number of digital endeavors that place a new emphasis on sharing while reading.

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