Magazine Articles Tagged With habits

John Ashbery’s Things, Rise of the Creativity Expert, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.16.13

An exhibition of poet John Ashbery’s possessions is on display in New York City; Eric Pomerance and Laurie Gwen Shapiro visit with impersonators who spend days as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Louisa May Alcott; Thomas Frank casts a gimlet eye on the rise of the creativity expert; and other news.

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Joyce Maynard on J. D. Salinger, Poetry Helps Dementia Patients, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.16.13

Joyce Maynard discusses her relationship with J. D. Salinger; Natasha Trethewey showcases a poetry project that helps dementia patients; Joshua Ferris explores the iconic male hero; and other news.

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Free Digital Anthology, Seth Godin’s End of Books, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.15.13

Joshua Rothman considers a new interpretation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet; Michele Filgate recounts how she accidentally set Stephen King’s Insomnia aflame; Jennie Yabroff parses the distinction between autobiography and memoir; and other news.

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Joyce Carol Oates’s Writing Tips, New Joseph Heller Story, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.23.13

A never-before-seen Joseph Heller story will appear this week in the Strand; Taffy Brodesser-Akner gleans what can be learned about the creative process when writers are forced to produce; Biographile explains why the world needs a definitive biography of Joan Didion; and other news.

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Michael Cunningham on James Joyce and Virginia Woolf, Charles Simic’s Lazy Summers, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.16.13

Bulgarian poet Edvin Sugarev is on a hunger strike in protest of his nation’s government; Lee Siegel considers the fate of humanities programs in America universities; Adjoa Andoh reads Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God; and other news.

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Free Scrivener Templates, Brutal Rejection Letters, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.26.13

Indigo intends to create shops inside forty Apple stores; GalleyCat gathered several free templates that work with Scrivener; Elizabeth Sullivan explores the connections between poetry and therapy; and other news.

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Simon & Schuster Versus Barnes & Noble, Deborah Moggach’s Writing Rules, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.31.13

Italian scholars believe the oldest Torah scroll in existence has been discovered; Boris Kachka reports from BookExpo America; Kristopher Jansma takes the pulse of independent bookstores; and other news.

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Ways to Share Books With Troops, Exodus at Granta, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.24.13

For Memorial Day, five ways of sharing books with men and women in armed service; brick-and-mortar bookstores saw a dramatic increase in foot traffic in the first quarter of 2013; Flavorwire rounded up twenty smart books for the beach; and other news.

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Scarlett Johansson Helms Capote Adaptation, Layoffs at Village Voice and Pearson, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.17.13

Pearson has terminated nineteen employees; actor Jeremy Irons revealed his love for T. S. Eliot; the New Yorker surveyed novelists Margaret Atwood, Donald Antrim, Rivka Galchen, and others, asking them to discuss character likeability; and other news.

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Easton Ellis on David Foster Wallace Remarks, Writing Habits of Famous Authors, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.15.13

Bret Easton Ellis answered questions about his disparaging remarks about David Foster Wallace; Bill Morris revisits the life, work, and childhood home of Henry Miller; Michael Saler examines the philosopical origins of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein; and other news.

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